Jeeraga Champa is an aromatic rice that resemble the seeds of jeera (seeragam / cumin). Cultivated during the champa season (August to January), this grain is rich in fibre and vitamins. It is believed to prevent colon and intestine cancer and reduce cholesterol. Traditionally, it is used in the preparation of biryani, and Tamil Nadu favourites like the tomato rice, lemon rice and tamarind rice.
Tags: Fragrant, Brown Rice, Everyday table rice