Kunda sota | Mortar & Pestle


Category: Vastu
Location: Masol, Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Stone, Wood
Stone craft technique: Carving, Dressing
Wood craft technique: Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

A pestle is called sota in some regions of Punjab, while the mortar is called kunda. This kunda sota was being used to prepare a fresh chutney of coconut, chillies and coriander. The woman sat on the floor while using it since the kunda is smaller in size.

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