Natural Seeraga Samba Rice

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Natural Seeraga Samba Rice is the Tamil Nadu version of Basmathi rice. It is the main ingredient in biryanies in most parts of Tamil Nadu.

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     Natural Seeraga Samba Rice is the Tamil Nadu version of Basmati rice. It is the main ingredient in biryanies in most parts of Tamil Nadu. Biryani with seeraga samba is what made Dindigul style biryani on the culinary list. Basmati rice and biryani might be inseparable across India. In Tamil Naduthe quintessential biryani ingredient is ‘Seeraga Samba’.

 

Natural Seeraga Samba Rice

Natural Seeraga Samba Rice    The rice takes its name from Jeera Seeragam in Tamil. The small ovular grains share an uncanny resemblance to jeera. Samba refers to the season this rice is grown. It wasn’t easy to find this rice everywhere. It has to be sourced from traditional ‘rice merchants’ about a decade ago. Thankfully that’s changed Seeraga Samba is just one click away. It retains its texture and does not thicken into lumps. It’s less fluffy and absorbs the flavour of the masala.

    It is known as Jeerasal and Khaima arisi. The rice’s ability to absorb large quantities of water without turning mushy makes it ideal for biryani aside from its unique fragrance. Uppiliyapuram is part of this belt and has acquired an unrivalled reputation for its Seeraga samba crop. It also cultivated in Kolli Hills, Kumbakonam and Lalgudi.

 

Natural Seeraga Samba Rice

Natural Seeraga Samba Rice     The other famous variety is Mapillai Samba. Many villages still have Mapillai Kallu or the groom stone. Years ago prospective grooms had to lift the stone to impress the village’s women folk. The Mapillai Samba rice rich in minerals and nutrients is supposed to have given these prospective bridegrooms a shot of extra energy for their mission.

 

It is rich in fiber and it controls the calories in the food and thus stops more intake of food. It also eases digestion and helps to relieve constipation.

Nutrients (per 100 g) Nutritional values
Energy 170 kcal
Protein 3 g
Carbohydrate 38 g
Total dietary fiber 2.3 g
Fats 0

 

 

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     Natural Seeraga Samba Rice

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Medium Pouch, Medium Bag Package

Quantity

500gm, 1kg, 5kg

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