Surti Kolam (Surati Kolam) is a medium-size rice grain variety.
It is most popular in the Gujarat region of India where it is used as everyday rice.
It is a milder flavor and aroma than traditional Basmati Rice.
Surti Kolam rice grains are short, soft and easily digestable. Kolam rice, also known as Lachkari Raw Rice is one of the very famous variety of rice globally.
Surti Kolam rice can also be used to prepare a thick palatable soup of rice and milk called 'pej or kanji or porridge'. It can be used in making soft idly, crispy dosa, dhokla, variety of spicy flavored rice, curd rice and delicious kheer.