Silvatta | Grinding stone


Category: Vastu
Location: Bhikhi, Mansa, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Stone
Stone craft technique: Dressing
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

A silvatta is a grinding stone made up of two parts; a flat stone known as sil and the stone used to grind known as a vatta. A silvatta is common across kitchens in Punjab, where it is used to grind spices.

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