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International Journal of Home Science

2017, VOL. 3 ISSUE 1, PART B

Quality characteristics of indigenous organic Indian rice variety: Kouni nel

Author(s): Haripriya A, Lidya Mercy, Radhika V and Mohana Priya Darshini R
Abstract:
Introduction rnKouni nel is one of the traditional rice varieties of South India which is unexplored commercially. The current study aimed to investigate the milling characteristics, physical characteristics, nutrient composition, physico chemical and cooking properties of the traditional organic rice variety Kouni nel.rnMethodologyrnThe organically grown traditional Kouni nel paddy was obtained from Centre for Indian Knowledge Systems, Chennai, India. The milling characteristics, physical characteristics, nutrient composition, physico chemical and cooking properties of Kouni nel were analysed using standard procedures. rnResultsrnThe study infers Kouni nel to be a long bold grain. On parboiling, Kouni nel exhibited better milling characteristics. The Kouni nel rice is non-aromatic variety with normal taste and acceptable cooking and textural characteristics. It is ideal to parboil and use it.
Pages: 75-81  |  320 Views  26 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Haripriya A, Lidya Mercy, Radhika V, Mohana Priya Darshini R. Quality characteristics of indigenous organic Indian rice variety: Kouni nel. Int J Home Sci 2017;3(1):75-81.
International Journal of Home Science