Okhli | Mortar & Pestle


Category: Vastu
Location: Bichhor, Chittorgarh, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Mewar
Materials: Stone
Stone craft technique: Carving, Dressing, Stone masonry
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Some okhli like this are set into the floor of the kitchen. These are almost always used for grinding wet spices or making spice pastes. Instead of a long pestle, this mortar was accompanied by an oblong stone that was used for grinding.

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