Chulha | Hearth


Category: Vastu
Location: Dhanaula, Barnala, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Admixture, Earth (Mud), Metal
Admixture craft technique: Slab building
Earth craft technique: Plastering
Metal craft technique: Welding
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

A chulha is a hearth made in the outdoor kitchen of a house and is used to cook food on. Wood, coal or dung cakes are used as fuel to light the chulha. It is generally made using an admixture of mud, dung and husk.

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