Ponni rice is a variety of rice developed by Tamil Nadu Agricultural University in 1986. … The rice is mostly cultivated along the banks of the Kaveri in the cities of Ariyalur, Trichy, Madurai and its mouth. The variety is rich in calories with up to 5 kcal per particle of rice.
Either form of rice makes a good choice for a sugar-control diet. Ponni rice has got immense health benefits and is especially beneficial for diabetics and high blood sugar patients: high fiber. … low glycemic index, thereby lowering the impact of raised blood sugar.
Ponni boiled rice is used by South Indians for everyday cooking as it goes well with curry’s. PONNI PARBOILED RICE/IDLY RICE: 1) Used for making Idly/Dosa batter. 2)Parboiled(simply called Boiled) rice is larger than the raw rice in shape.