Karunkuruvai rice is a popular traditional rice variety with a vibrant dark red colour. This rice variety owing to its rich medicinal properties, is recommended in Siddha Medicine. Sudhantira farmers cultivate Karunkuruvai using sustainable agro methods free from chemicals and residues. It is a nutritious basket-worthy variety that is a healthy replacement for everyday rice. The rice flour is used to make puttu and can be ground into batter for dosa, idly, and paniyaram.
Karunkuruvai Health Benefits
- Karunkuruvai rice helps in the treatment of erectile dysfunction giving it the name Viagra Rice.
- Recommended in the treatment of orthopaedic disorders, arthritis, elephantiasis, chickenpox
- Boosts the immune system as it is loaded with antioxidants and minerals.
- Consuming this rice in any form helps flush out toxins and impurities in the body and also maintains metabolic balance