About Ponni Rice
Ponni Rice is the most commonly used rice variety in South India, specifically in Tamil Nadu.
The ponni boiled(parboiled) rice is a white, short-grained rice that contains more nutritious value than normal white rice.
This rice is cultivated without using any chemicals or perticides.
This helps in retaining the nutritional contents. This rice is house to high quantities of B-6 vitamin.
This keeps your heart healthy and gives you your daily fix of niacin.
To add this,it contains three percent of the recommended daily intake of calcium, iron, magnesium, and potassium.
You also get a zinc boost with one cup of boiled rice.
This improves immunity. Lastly, the carbs and proteins in this rice are extremely digestible.
Ponni rice is used for making white rice. Because of its aroma and taste it goes well with sambar, rasam, curry.
Ponni boiled rice is also used in preparing idly/dosa batter, aappam batter and many more. The process involves in soaking of the rice and grinding it along with other ingredients.
A 155 gram cup serving of parboiled long grain white rice contains:
Fat: 0.5 grams
Carbohydrates: 41 grams
Fiber: 1 gram
Protein: 5 grams
Parboiled rice is also a source of iron and calcium.
This rice in generaly can be stored and consumed until 12 months from manufacturing.