Ghanti ane thalo | Hand mill grinder & stand


Category: Vastu
Location: Katar, Amreli, Gujarat
Cultural region: Saurashtra
Materials: Admixture (Mud, Hay, Dung), Stone, Wood
Admixture craft technique: Slab building
Stone craft technique: Carving, Dressing, Engraving
Wood craft technique: Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Hand mills were used at home to grind grains or spices. The grinding stone is called the ghanti and is generally accompanied by a stationary stand called a thalo (plate), which gathers the flour.

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