Popular white rice of Tamil Nadu
Chemical-free and pesticide free
Ponni Rice is an improved white rice variety of Tamil Nadu. The grains are slender, long and dull white in colour. This parboiled semi-polished rice has 20-25% bran, good cooking quality and appearance. It can be used for daily consumption and goes very well with South India curries and gravies
Ponni rice is a cross-pollination between two traditional varieties of rice. One of its parents is Kichadi Samba Rice. During the British era, Ponni Rice used to be called GB24. It has stabilised since then and is now as good as the regular improved variety.
Bio Basics sources Ponni Rice from a single farm in Tamil Nadu. The rice is grown, processed, milled, and stored without any chemicals.
- Low glycemic index that helps to control the diabetes
- Rich is high in fiber and proteins
- Controls Cholesterol
- Once the package is opened, store the rice in an airtight container in a cool and dry place.
- You can also refrigerate long-stored rice to retain its properties and keep it fresh.
Use an open vessel to cook 1 cup rice : 2 cups water.
The rice holds its shape well after cooking.