Sambelu | Pestle
Location: Hodka, Kutch, Gujarat
Cultural region: Kutch
Wood craft technique: Carving, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
A mortar and pestle is used to grind or crush ingredients used in cooking. Large pestles like this one are used to husk and de-hull grain. This pestle is made of wood and is generally operated by two people.