Joha rice

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A variety (Kola Joha) of aromatic Joha rice of Assam

Joha (Assamese: জহা চাউল zoha saul) is a variety of rice grown in India, notable for its aroma, delicate and excellent taste. Assam is the largest cultivator of this rice, it is primarily grown through paddy field farming. In Garo Hills it's widely cultivated and it is known as Jaha rice or locally known as mi Jaha.


There are various traditional types of joha rice available in Assam. Tulsi (তুলসী )Joha, Kola (ক’লা ) Joha, Rampal (ৰামপাল ) joha, Kunkuni (কুনকুনি )and Manki Joha

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  • "Assam's joha rice goes organic, heads for European market".

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