The grain resembles pepper (milagu) but is white in colour. Milagu samba is one of the varieties of samba rice. This medium GI variety is grown in Tamil Nadu, and also some other parts of Srilanka. Cultivated in Samba season. Milagu Samba Rice contains selenium which helps to prevent cancer of the colon and intestine. It also has phytonutrients that help to fight breast cancer and nourishes the heart.