Chakki | Hand mill grinder


Category: Vastu
Location: Ramgarh, Ambala, Haryana
Cultural region: Nardak
Materials: Admixture, Metal (Iron), Stone, Wood
Admixture craft technique: Slab building
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Stone craft technique: Carving, Dressing
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Hand mill grinder is commonly known as chakki in most parts of Haryana. The lower grinding stone, known as paat, was set into the stand made of mud. The stand was raised up from the floor on stones below each leg to prevent water from seeping into the mud structure.

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