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Ponni Hand-Pounded Rice (10 lbs)
Introducing Vayal Foods Hand Pounded Rice (Ponni) or Kaikuthal Rice, a great source of carbohydrates and protein with needed essential nutrients. Get soaked into the unique aroma, and taste of hand pounded rice, born out of traditional milling techniques.
Unlike machine processed rice, hand pounded rice retains its healthy nutrients as the bran is more intact. This rice is a great source of carbohydrates and is a staple part of a balanced diet. It also has a flavorful taste, making it an easy substitute for white rice.
- CULTIVATION: About 60 years ago people consumed only hand-pounded rice, where the husk was removed from the harvested paddy by pounding the grains in a stone mortar and a wooden pestle. This grinding process was followed by winnowing. This process preserves the bran and thus there is a lesser degree of polishing. Thus pounded rice is among the healthiest rice in the world.
- HEALTHY ALTERNATIVE: Vayal Foods Ponni kaikuthal rice or Ponni hand-pounded rice (Ponni Boiled) is one of the healthiest rice in the world. It helps in maintaining the cholesterol level of the body. It can be used to make all the rice dishes and can be a healthy alternative for the normal polished rice.
- NUTRIENTS RICH: Hand pounded rice is rich in essential nutrients like fiber, protein, and iron. It has highest fiber content in rice which helps in digestion. It is rich in manganese and it is good for the nervous system