As the name indicates in Tamil, Thooyamalli is Thooya (Pure) + Malli (Jasmine), like pure jasmine, It’s pearl white in color. It has a distinctive flavor. The traditional paddy variety, Thooyamalli, is resistant to pests and doesn’t need pesticides. Samba season is the best suitable season and the duration is 135-140 days.
It helps in maintaining a healthy nervous system. It not only strengthens the nervous system, but keeps the entire nerves in the body to be active.It prevents diabetes completely. It is rich in vitamins hence it is good for skin and body. It is pretty simple to cook and helps with easy digestion.
Helps the skin to be free from wrinkling and keeps it healthy. Eating this rice helps us to be active both physically and mentally. One of the best benefits is, it prevents the internal organs from quick ageing.
Recipe: Thooyamalli rice can be taken as daily meal and Idly, Dosa, Paniyaram, Payasam, Kolukkattai, Porridge, In the form of Variety rices like Vegetable Biryani, Sambar Rice, Curd Rice, Etc.
The rice should be soaked for 30 minutes before cooking. It is usually cooked with two cups of water for every one cup of rice in a pressure cooker with three whistles. Tastes a lot better when cooked in a classical Method of cooking without a pressure cooker.