6. Palakkadan Matta Rice
Palakkadan Matta rice is one of the most famous rice varieties of Kerala. The rice is red in color and is rich in magnesium and calcium.
7. Basmati Rice
The aromatic basmati rice has a close resemblance with Jasmine rice. To prepare Indian dishes like biryani and kheer, this rice is used. Mainly found in the western parts of the Indian subcontinent, the basmati rice is a good source of carbohydrates, minerals, and vitamins.
8. Sticky Rice
The sticky rice popular in Northeast India keeps the connective tissues strong and stimulates healthy brain functioning along with keeping the immunity strong. It is mainly used for cooking desserts and sweet dishes.
9. Jasmine Rice
The rice contains a typical Jasmine floral Aroma. Along with a delicious flavor, the rice has unparalleled health benefits.
10. Bamboo Rice
It is special rice that is grown out of a dying bamboo shoot. It is rich in various nutrients including carbohydrates, fiber, and protein. The tribes in Kerala use this rice to cure joint pain as it has an immense amount of calcium and phosphorus content.
11. Mapillai Samba rice
It is a native variety of rice grown in Tamil Nadu. It is high in fiber and also improves immunity and stamina, heals stomach and mouth ulcers and aids digestion.
However, the list is not even about 1% of the total varieties of rice cultivated in India. Unfortunately, many of rice varieties are in a situation of being extinct.
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