Raie | Churner


Category: Vastu
Location: Chainpura, Baran, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Hadoti
Materials: Wood
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

A raie is the churner and is ubiquitous to most houses in Rajasthan where buttermilk is an essential item in the regional cuisine. While not in use, a raie was stored by hanging it from a khuti (wall peg). The length of this raie indicated that it would be used by a person in standing posture.

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