Chulha | Hearth


Category: Vastu
Location: Begowal, Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar, Punjab
Cultural region: Doaba
Materials: Admixture, Earth (Mud)
Admixture craft technique: Slab building
Earth craft technique: Plastering
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This chulha had a provision for placing two utensils for cooking simultaneously. It was constructed in the corner of the open kitchen space in the house. A small raised bund was also constructed in the front to prevent the ash and firewood from spreading on the floor.

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