Ukhal musal | Mortar & Pestle

Details

Category: Vastu
Location: Behal, Bhiwani, Haryana
Cultural region: Bagad
Materials: Wood
Wood craft technique: Carving, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Ukhal musal is another common name for a mortar and pestle depending on variations in dialects across Haryana. This ukhal musal, made from the bark of a local tree called jhandi, was used in wedding rituals for grinding grains like jowar.

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