1. Story / Overview
The rice takes its name from seeragam (cumin seeds) because of its physical resemblance, both being small and ovular; samba refers to the season (typically August to January) when the rice is grown. “Indigenous rice varieties are gaining popularity among the newer generation. Any local variety of rice is said to be rich in vitamin B complex and has a lower glycaemic index. Seeraga samba is a wonderful alternative to your polished rice any day.
2. Health Benefits
Health Benefits:High in selenium:Seeraga samba rice contains selenium, which helps to prevent the cancer of colon and intestine. It has got more fibre, which helps to remove free radicals from colon and intestine. Phytonutrients: It also has phytonutrients and this help to fight breast cancer and strengthens the heart function.Lowers cholesterol: The oil in the seeraga samba rice reduces cholesterol. It is rich in fibre; hence, it reduces the low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol and increases high-density lipoprotein (HDL) in the body. It’s good for people with diabetes. Rich in fibre: Since it is rich in fibre, it controls the calories in the food and thus stops more intake of food. It also eases digestion and helps to relieve constipation. Powerful antioxidant: While we need only small amounts of it, this rice is rich in antioxidants that protect us from heart diseases. It improves thyroid health and lowers hyperthyroidism.
3.Recipe & Cooking Method
COCONUT RICE RECIPE
• Rice: 1 cup
• Ghee: 2 tbsp
• Ginger-garlic paste: 1 tbsp
• Coconut milk: 300 ml (or) One-and-a-half cups of coconut milk and one and half cup of water
• Green chilli: one or two, slit
• Cinnamon: 2
• Cardamom: 1
• Cloves: 2
• Bay leaves: 2
• Salt: a pinch
• A fistful of peas, carrot, beans, and potatoes, sliced
• Soak seeraga samba rice in water for 15 minutes.
• In a pressure cooker, add ghee, spices, ginger garlic paste and sauté.
• Next, add the vegetables and green chilli, along with a pinch of salt, and sauté.
• Add rice and coconut milk.
• Pressure cook for 12 minutes.
• Serve warm.
Briyani – Veg and Non Veg
1. Should we soak Seeraga samba rice?
Rinse 1 cup seerage samba rice in a fine strainer and allow the rice to soak in a pot of water for 15 to 20 minutes. Rinsing and soaking prevents the rice from clumping, but also removes nutrients and some of the taste.
2. How much water does a Seeraga Samba need?
Seeraga Samba Rice Water Ratio Whether you are making Seeraga Samba Chicken Biryani or Seeraga Samba Vegetable Biryani, the ratio of Seeraga samba to water is 1: 1.25. That is, for every 1 cup of rice, add 1.25 cups water.
3. Is Seeraga Samba is raw rice or boiled rice?
Seeraga Samba Rice: A fine, easily digestible, iron rich aromatic variety of South India. Cooking Instructions: Consumed as raw rice. ... Fine texture of rice implies – the grains are well cooked, but the outer layer is delicate enough in such way it goes unnoticed (like a Ponni rice).
5. Nutritional Content
• Calorie: 172 Kcal,
• Carbohydrate: 38 grams,
• Protein: 3 grams
• Fibre: 2.4 grams
6. Product Details
PRODUCT NAME: SEERAGA SAMBA
DETAILS: SEERAGA SAMBA
INGREDIENTS: SEERAGA SAMBA
BRAND: DELTA FOODS
WEIGHT: 1000 GM
MATERAIL FEATURE: VEGETERIAN
PACKAGE WEIGHT: 1005 GM