Chhaaj | Winnower


Category: Vastu
Location: Serdha, Kaithal, Haryana
Cultural region: Nardak
Materials: Grass (Sarkanda)
Grass craft technique: Weaving
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

A chhaaj is a winnower used to separate chaff from grains like wheat and millet. After it is used, it is cleaned with a dry cloth and hung on a khuti (wall peg) generally located in the storeroom. The inner surface of the chhaaj is kept facing the wall to avoid dirt and insects settling on it.

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