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Siddha Physicians called this rice as "Man of the Match" because of its varied a nutritional and therapeutic properties.

 

Characteristics of the grain

The color of the rice is dark brown in color and it is bold rice.

 

Special Features

  • It has low Glycemic Index of 50- 55.

  • This variety provides great stamina.

 

Therapeutic Properties

Used by Siddha Physicians for the treatment of filariasis.  Karunguruvai rice wards of skin diseases, urinary tract diseases, poisonous stings and promotes health. The porridge of this rice is also indicated in fevers. 


Cooking / Dishes

  • A good table variety with an earthy aroma. Normally, consumed as boiled rice.

  • Ideal for making idly, dosa. 

  • Goes well with Sambar and Rasam.

  • Can be used for Aappam preparation.

Karunkuruvai (Boiled Rice) / கருங்குறுவை (புழுங்கலரிசி) - 500g / {Low GI - 54}

₹70.00Price
  • Karungkuruvai rice is packed with nutrients. It is rich in protein, iron, calcium, zinc and phosphorus, potassium, and magnesium.

    Nutritional Content

    Boiled Karungkuruvai

    (per 100 g)*

    Modern Varieties

    (per 100 g)**

    Calcium (mg)

    37.70

    8.11

    Iron (mg)

    7.60

    0.72

    Potassium (mg)

    249.70

    142

    Magnesium (mg)

    94.70

    26.72

    Zinc (mg)

    2.80

    1.08

    Phosphorus (mg)

    344.5

    140

    Protein (g)

    8.22

    7.81

    Carbohydrate (g)

    74.57

    77.16

    Energy

    348.35

    351.58