Kunda sota | Mortar & Pestle


Category: Vastu
Location: Kathe Majra, Ambala, Haryana
Cultural region: Nardak
Materials: Stone, Wood
Stone craft technique: Carving, Dressing
Wood craft technique: Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Mortar and pestle are also known as kunda sota in a few regions. The sota (pestle) was made of turned wood with the centre part being thinner than the rest. This helped in providing a better grip while holding it to grind spices in the kunda (mortar) made of stone.

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