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Name

The name of this rice comes from the fragrance of the grain. Illupai Poo is a fine quality white rice, with the fragrance of the flower of Madhuca (Illupaipoo in Tamil).  Samba represents the season of cultivation. 

 

Therapeutic Properties

Illupai Poo Samba is a hardy variety said to be useful for diabetes and knee pain.  The Kanji(Porridge) is said to be helpful for paralytic patients.

 

Cooking / Dishes 

  • Ideal for making kheer.

  • A good table rice.

Iluppai Poo Samba (Raw Rice) - இலுப்பை பூ சம்பா (பச்சரிசி)

₹100.00Price
  • It is high in protein, iron, calcium, and zinc.

    Nutritional Content

    Raw Iluppaipoo Samba
    (per 100 g)*

    Modern Varieties
    (per 100g)**

    Calcium

    22.10

    7.49

    Iron

    3.40

    0.65

    Protein (g)

    9.47

    7.94

    Magnesium (mg)

    28.60

    19.30

    Zinc (mg)

    1.80

    1.21

    Phosphorus (mg)

    119.1

    96