Malligai Ponni is also called as Raja Bhogam locally and these are economical rice which are bought in large quantity due to less cost. It is an excellent source of protein and is rich in nutrients. It is processed sufficiently well to remove foreign grains, husk, dust particles and other impurities. It is free from all artificial coloring agents and harmful adulterants. They provide a delicious taste, fine texture and they are natural. This is cultivated mostly in Tamil Nadu.