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Rice Jeerakasala (500 Gm)

Rice Jeerakasala (500 Gm)

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Jeerakasala rice, also known as Wayanadan Kaima, is a fragrant and flavorful rice variety prized in South Indian cuisine, particularly Kerala. Here's what makesJeerakasala rice special:

  • Aromatic Delight: Jeerakasala literally translates to "cumin seed rice" in Malayalam. While it doesn't actually contain cumin seeds, the name refers to its pleasant, cumin-like aroma. This unique fragrance elevates any dish it's used in.
  • Short Grain with Big Flavor: Jeerakasala rice is a short-grain variety known for its plump and slightly sticky texture when cooked. Despite its small size, it packs a big punch in terms of flavor and aroma.

  • Nutritional Powerhouse: Jeerakasala rice is not just delicious, it's also considered a healthy option. It boasts a good amount of carbohydrates for energy, essential minerals like Iron, Boron, and Zinc, and is said to be relatively lower in carbohydrates compared to some other rice varieties. This makes it potentially suitable for people with diabetes or those on low-carb diets (claims about exact carbohydrate content can vary, so check with a healthcare professional for specific dietary advice).

  • Culinary Star: Jeerakasala rice shines in various South Indian dishes:
             Biryani: This fragrant rice dish is a specialty of Kerala, and Jeerakasala rice is           a key ingredient in Thalassery Biryani, known for its unique flavors and                   textures.
             Ghee Rice: The beautiful aroma and taste of Jeerakasala rice pairs perfectly            with ghee (clarified butter) for a simple yet satisfying dish called Neychoru.
             Fried Rice: Jeerakasala rice adds a delightful depth of flavor and aroma to             fried rice dishes.

Beyond South India: While Jeerakasala rice is a staple in South Indian cuisine, its versatility allows it to be used in other culinary traditions as well. You can substitute it for other short-grain aromatic rice varieties in various recipes 

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