Tandoor | Oven
Location: Tarobri, Fazilka, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Earth (Mud)
Earth craft technique: Brick masonry, Plastering
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
Tandoor is an inbuilt earthen oven, used to bake roti. The roti are stuck onto the inner surface which get baked due to the heat from the coal layered at the bottom of the tandoor. The baked roti are then removed from the oven using a set of tongs or a metal rod.