Thanjavur, also known as Tanjor is a city in Tamilnadu, which is known as bowl of rice. Thanjavur rice is grown in the Thanjavur region. Thanjavur ponni raw rice is a high quality medium sized grain which has high carbohydrate content.
Thanjavur rice is light and aromatic and is medium-grained variety. Once cooked, this rice gives a bright white colour and expands in length. Ponni boiled rice is boiled along with the paddy before polishing, making it easier to cook and digest.
Thanjavur Ponni rice is a variety of rice developed by Tamil Nadu Agricultural University in 1986. It is widely cultivated in Tamil Nadu a state in India. This is the boiled vareity where the Raw Paddy is soaked in water tanks at room temperature for many hours, before its boiled and polished