It is light-weight, aromatic and the staple diet of varied natives. Sonamasuri raw rice is un boiled, unpolished, organically produced hand pounded rice variety.
It is specially hand-pounded and not produced from the mills that take away the nutritions. The raw rice is organically produced with rich carbohydrates and proteins. It is much nutritious compared to other rice varieties since it is speacially hand-pounded.
The rice contains a good amount of vitamins and minerals that are essential for the body. Sonamasuri is purely organic and mostly suited for idli, dosa and other mixtures.
For 1 cup rice
· Carbohydrates 40%
· Dietary Fibre 7%
· Fat 0.1%
· Protein 10%
Sonamasuri is grown at a larger scale in the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. It is widely known as ponni rice. Hand pounded rice are remains from the brans of rice.