Thanjavur, also known as Tanjor is a city in Tamilnadu, which is known as a bowl of rice. It is grown in the Thanjavur region. It is a high-quality medium-sized grain that has high carbohydrate content. It is light and aromatic and is medium-grained variety. Once cooked, this rice gives a bright white colour and expands in length. Ponni boiled rice is boiled along with the paddy before polishing, making it easier to cook and digest.