This antioxidant rich rice variety from Tamil Nadu is traditionally favoured for its great health benefits. Apart from the beautiful red hue, this variety also is nutrient dense and lower in glycemic index than other rice varieties.
about the rice
Kullakar is a traditional red folk rice variety that is cultivated from April-August to December-March and is a regional favourite for Idlis and Dosas. The immense health benefits aside, this variety serves traditional purposes as well. Historically, the paddy stalks, after harvest season, are used for roof thatching, because of their sturdiness.
the uncooked grains are short and thick with red specks on white
|store this rice in air-tight containers with lids in a cool place away from moisture
what you can cook with it
Simply mix equal amounts of your favourite idli rice with kullakar and ferment for a delightful Idli. You can also lightly cook kullakar and throw it in your favourite lunch salad bowl to have a healthy and hearty meal.