Organic Jeera Samba Rice also known as Jeeraga samba is a very aromatic rice. The tiny-grained seeraga samba gets its name from its resemblance to cumin, which is known as seeragam or seera in Tamil Nadu and is the most expensive rice grown in that southern India state.
Organic Seeraga samba rice contains selenium which helps to prevent the cancer of colon and intestine. It has got more fiber and anti-oxidant which helps to remove free radicals from colon and intestine. It also has phytonutrients which help to fight breast cancer and strengthens the heart. The oil in the seeraga rice reduces the cholesterol. It is rich in fiber hence, reduces the LDL cholesterol and increases HDL in the body.
Ambur Biryani which can be traced to the Nawab of Arcot’s kitchens, is made of this variety of rice.