Mapillai Samba

Mapillai Samba

Original price was: ₹225.00.Current price is: ₹179.00.

Weight: 1 Kg

BENEFITS OFMapillai Samba

  • It is rich in essential nutrients such as carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins, and minerals, providing a wholesome and balanced diet.
  • It holds cultural importance in South Indian traditions, often used in special occasions, religious ceremonies, and festive meals.
  • Mappillai Samba rice has a natural aroma that enhances the overall flavor of the dishes it is used in.
  • The dietary fiber content aids in digestion and promotes a healthy digestive system.
  • Cultivating and consuming Mappillai Samba rice helps preserve traditional agricultural practices and biodiversity.

HOW TO USEMapillai Samba

Soaking Time: 8 hours or Overnight

Open Pot Method:

  • 1 cup Soaked Rice : 5 cups Water
  • Low flame for 20-25 minutes

Pressure Cooker Method:

  • 1 cup Soaked Rice : 3 cups water
  • 4 whistles

The name “Mapillai Samba” translates to “Bridegroom’s Rice” in English. The rice variety is called so due to an interesting historical legend associated with its name.According to the legend, the variety was discovered and popularized by a bridegroom’s family. The story goes that a bridegroom’s family, while traveling, found this unique variety of rice in a village. They were so impressed with its taste, aroma, and nutritional value that they brought the rice back to their hometown. The rice gained popularity in the region, and people started referring to it as “Mapillai Samba” or “Bridegroom’s Rice” to commemorate its discovery by the bridegroom’s family.

Mappillai Samba rice is a traditional and ancient variety of rice cultivated predominantly in the Tamil Nadu region of South India. The name “Mappillai Samba” translates to “bridegroom’s rice” in Tamil, signifying its historical importance in South Indian weddings and traditional ceremonies.
This rice variety is cherished for its unique taste, nutritional benefits, and cultural significance.