Ponni Rice - Boiled (1kg)

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  • Our premium ponni rice is produced without the use of synthetic pesticides, herbicides, or fertilisers, ensuring a natural and pure product. 
  • Our organic ponni rice is a non-genetically modified organism. (non-GMO). 
  • Our ponni rice is produced with a commitment to environmentally friendly practices. 
  • Boiled ponni rice is a rich source of carbohydrates, providing the body with the energy it needs for daily activities and optimal functioning.
  • It has a lower glycemic index compared to white rice, meaning it causes a slower and more gradual increase in blood sugar levels, making it suitable for individuals with diabetes or those watching their blood sugar levels.
  • Boiled ponni rice contains dietary fibre, which supports digestive health by promoting bowel regularity, preventing constipation, and maintaining a healthy gut microbiome.
  • The parboiling process used to prepare boiled ponni rice helps retain more nutrients compared to regular white rice, ensuring a higher nutritional value.
  • Boiled ponni rice is versatile and can be used in a wide variety of culinary applications, from traditional South Indian dishes like idli, dosa, and pongal to everyday meals like rice bowls, biryanis, and pilafs, accommodating a range of flavours and ingredients.
  • It has a fluffy texture and mild flavour that compliments a wide range of dishes, providing a comforting and satisfying base for various cuisines and culinary creations.
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Ponni Rice - Boiled (1kg)

Ponni Rice - Boiled (1kg)

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Boiled ponni rice, a staple in South Indian cuisine, is derived from a variety of rice scientifically known as Oryza sativa. Belonging to the Poaceae family, rice cultivation has ancient origins, with evidence suggesting its domestication in East Asia around 10,000 years ago. Ponni rice specifically has its roots in Tamil Nadu, where it is widely cultivated. Over time, it has also gained popularity in neighbouring states like Karnataka. Boiled ponni rice is sourced from these regions, where it is grown in fertile lands and cultivated using traditional farming methods. Our boiled ponni rice is sourced directly from Tamilnadu & Karnataka.

An interesting fact about ponni rice is its unique cooking process, where the rice is parboiled before milling, retaining more nutrients compared to regular white rice. Health-wise, boiled Ponni rice is a good source of carbohydrates and provides essential nutrients like vitamins and minerals. Its low glycemic index makes it suitable for managing blood sugar levels, and its fibre content supports digestive health. Culinary-wise, boiled Ponni rice is versatile and can be used in various South Indian dishes such as idli, dosa, and pongal, as well as in everyday meals like rice bowls and biryanis, offering a fluffy texture and mild flavour that complements a wide range of flavours and ingredients.

Ponni Rice Boiled Benefits:

  • Boiled ponni rice is a rich source of carbohydrates, providing the body with the energy it needs for daily activities and optimal functioning.

  • It has a lower glycemic index compared to white rice, meaning it causes a slower and more gradual increase in blood sugar levels, making it suitable for individuals with diabetes or those watching their blood sugar levels.

  • Boiled ponni rice contains dietary fibre, which supports digestive health by promoting bowel regularity, preventing constipation, and maintaining a healthy gut microbiome.

  • The parboiling process used to prepare boiled ponni rice helps retain more nutrients compared to regular white rice, ensuring a higher nutritional value.

  • Its fibre content promotes feelings of fullness and satiety, reducing overall calorie intake and aiding in weight management efforts.

  • Boiled ponni rice is naturally low in fat and cholesterol-free, contributing to heart health and reducing the risk of cardiovascular diseases.

  • Boiled ponni rice is versatile and can be used in a wide variety of culinary applications, from traditional South Indian dishes like idli, dosa, and pongal to everyday meals like rice bowls, biryanis, and pilafs, accommodating a range of flavours and ingredients.

  • It has a fluffy texture and mild flavour that compliments a wide range of dishes, providing a comforting and satisfying base for various cuisines and culinary creations.

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FAQ's

What is Ponni rice? 

Ponni rice is a variety of rice that is popular in South India. It is known for its medium grain and fluffy texture when cooked.

What does "boiled Ponni rice" mean? 

Boiled Ponni rice refers to rice that has been partially boiled in the husk before milling. This process, known as parboiling, helps retain more nutrients and makes the rice easier to cook.

What are the health benefits of Ponni rice? 

Ponni rice is a good source of carbohydrates, providing energy for daily activities. It also contains essential vitamins and minerals like B vitamins and magnesium.

How do I cook boiled Ponni rice? 

To cook boiled Ponni rice, rinse the rice thoroughly and then cook it with water in a 1:2 ratio (one cup of rice to two cups of water) until it is tender and all the water is absorbed. You can use a rice cooker or a stovetop pot.

Can I use Ponni rice for making biryani? 

Yes, Ponni rice can be used to make biryani. Its grains stay separate and fluffy, making it a suitable choice for this dish.

What dishes can I prepare with Ponni rice? 

Ponni rice is versatile and can be used to prepare a variety of dishes such as idli, dosa, pulao, biryani, and even simple steamed rice to accompany curries and dals.

How does parboiling benefit Ponni rice? 

Parboiling Ponni rice helps retain more nutrients compared to regular white rice. It also makes the rice grains harder, reducing the chances of them breaking during cooking.

What is the difference between raw and boiled Ponni rice? 

Raw Ponni rice is rice that has not been parboiled, while boiled Ponni rice has undergone the parboiling process. Boiled Ponni rice retains more nutrients and has a firmer texture compared to raw rice.