Poongar rice, is one of the traditional rice, it is slightly reddish in color and resembles mappilai samba rice. It is hand pounded and has more minerals than other type of rice. Poongar rice helps to recover from celiac disease, cures diabetes, reduces cholesterol, increases the hemoglobin content in the blood and boosts the immune system. Regular intake of poongar rice by pregnant women, leads to normal vaginal delivery. This rice is ideal to make soft idlis apart from preparing dosa and other rice preparations.
It enhances stamina and boosts the immune system
It provides strength to the body
Poongar rice contains manganese, phosphorus, molybdenum, magnesium. Soft idlies poongar rice dosa plain rice poongar rice idiyappam