Chulha | Hearth
Location: Sakrali, Patiala, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Earth, Lime
Lime craft technique: Plastering
Earth craft technique: Brick masonry
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
This chulha was accompanied by an inbuilt haara (hearth). A chulha is a hearth used to cook food while haara is used to heat milk or water. The chulha and haara in this example were built as a single object, using brick masonry and were plastered with lime.