- The word ‘Thangam’ in Tamil means ‘Gold’. Since the matured grains are golden in colour the variety is known as ‘Thanga Samba’.
– This variety is also known to increase the longevity of human beings.
– It increases stamina to a great extent.It improves human complexion and also
the potency of male.
– It comes under White Rice Variety.
– Since this variety of rice is extremely fine and long it is used for the
preparation of special dishes like Pulav, Meals. It is suitable for the South
– It is believed that long term consumption of this rice keeps you young and healthy.