Kumbura or Ketha is the land where farmers cultivate paddy. A large paddy tract
known as ‘Kumburuyaya’ is divided into smaller Kumburu each belonging to an
Paddy saplings and seeds are sown into the
Kumbura after it is ploughed, leveled and fertilized
Kumburuyaya consists of large portions of land called Liyadi, this is where
paddy is grown. Liyadi are surrounded by ridges called Niyara which allows
farmers to walk through the paddy field without disturbing the crop. An opening
made in the Niyara, called Vakkada, supplies water to the Kumbura.
areas of land called Kanati are used to manage water supply to the Kumbura.
There are two types of Kumburu: Goda Kumbura (dependant on rainfall) and Mada
Kumbura (has a permanent water supply).