Ghatti | Hand mill grinder


Category: Vastu
Location: Roopsi, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Marwar
Materials: Earth (Mud), Stone, Wood
Earth craft technique: Slab building
Stone craft technique: Dressing
Wood craft technique: Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Typically, the women of the house use the ghatti to make fresh flour daily. There are various songs which are sung whilst operating the ghatti that are in sync with the rhythmic motion and sounds of rotating the grinding stone.

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