Chulha | Hearth


Category: Vastu
Location: Sanipur, Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Admixture, Earth (Mud)
Admixture craft technique: Slab building
Earth craft technique: Plastering
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

In joint families where a number of people live in the same house, multiple chulha are built in the kitchen space. The women of the house share responsibilities and usually cook together while sitting on phatti (low seat).

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