Ponni Parboiled Rice 5/10kg Little India
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- Manufacturer: Little India
- Manufacturer's code: 9898900335459
- Net Price: 36.19 zł / pcs. 38.00 zł / pcs.
BBD- 29 April 2022
Ponni rice is a popular white rice which is popular in South India, especially in Tamil Nadu region. Ponni rice is very fluffy, soft, delicious and its perfect for rice bowls, thali (Indian style lunch or dinner served with rice and curries) etc.
There are two different varieties of ponni rice which are very popular:
ponni raw rice and ponni boiled (parboiled) rice.
Parboiled rice usually required more cooking time but its considered more healthy as well.
Ponni Parboiled Rice Little India
Ponni Rice is a variety of rice cultivated in Southern India. Ponni literally means Gold in Tamil and also refers to River Kaveri.
Parboiled rice is steamed before milling and is partially boiled in the husk. Parboiling therefore makes parboiled white rice nutritionally similar to brown rice. Parboiled rice might sound like it's precooked, but it's not.
Ponni Boiled rice cooks firmer, less sticky dish of rice than regular white rice
Parboiled rice is a regular rice used in daily consumption in South India and is used in making preparations like Kichadi which is called Ven Pongal and is genrally served with coconut chutney and sambhar.
To prepare Parboiled rice, always wash rice between the palm in a soft rotory motion to avoid breakage of grains. Soak rice for 30-45 minutes before cooking. It is not recommended to clean rice after soaking.
Unlike brown and white rice, the process for parboiled rice begins before the hull is removed. Because of this special processing of the rice during, parboiled rice is a better source of fiber, calcium, potassium and vitamin B-6 than regular white rice.
Since Parboiled rice is low in fibre, it is suitable for children as well as soothing for digestive system