SKumar | Ponni | Raw Rice is a variety of rice cultivated in Southern India. Ponni literally means Gold in Tamil and also refers to River Kaveri. Parboiled rice is steamed before milling and is partially boiled in the husk. Parboiling, therefore, makes parboiled white rice nutritionally similar to brown rice.
Ponni raw rice is white in colour. It is aromatic and tasty. It is raw rice and not parboiled. It is cultivated around the Kaveri delta region in south India.
Benefits of Ponni Raw Rice:
This rice is more resistant to starch which helps lower glucose levels and improves insulin sensitivity. It may also offer more plant compounds, support gut health, and raise blood sugar less than regular white rice