Vengala (Bronze) Ladle with Tin Coating

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Kuzhi Karandi
Estimated delivery date between 02-Feb-2020 to 04-Feb-2020

About Zishta Vengala (Bronze) Ladle with Tin Coating

  • Ladles to help you with cooking Sambar, Dal to a variety of dishes at your home.
  • Zishta Vengala or Bronze Ladle is made of pure bronze and hand made by traditional artisans of Tamil Nadu. 
  • This ladle comes with tin coating so that it can be used in a variety of dishes including with Tamarind and lime. 
  • The ladle made of pure bronze is a great addition to have especially for cooking in Vengala Panai or Paruppu Uruli or even using it as standalone ladles at home. 
  • Bronze is known to retain more than 98% of the nutrients of the food cooked in them.  
  • Zishta cookware are tested in NABL accredited laboratory and comply with EU standards for Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS).

Product Specifications

0.2750 Kg
Size Weight (Gm)Diameter in InchesLength in Inches
Small 175-190 2 10-10.3
Medium 250-300 2.5 - 3 12-13.5


All our products are handcrafted and this results in each product being unique and slightly different from each other and therefore will have minor variations on dimensions & weight.

  • Bronze as an alloy has been used for making cookware for many centuries. 
  • Over the years, our ancestors had developed techniques to make cooking vessels using five metals which were supposed to provide immense health benefits. Makers of such cookware no longer exist and we have lost a significant part of our traditions to histroy. 
  • Age old traditions use small gaps filled with Tin metal within the inner surface of the vessel to help in better conduction as well as maintaining the food warm for hours together. 
  • The artisans of Kerala and Tamil Nadu are known for their craftsmanship in making intricate brass and bronze work for temples. 
  • The same artisans extended their expertise in making these traditional cookware. 

The artistic process starts with sand cast and moulding of the bronze cookware in specific shapes. 
  • The ladles weight is on the higher side to provide a longer life and durability. 
  • The rough mould is later hand worked to give shine. 

It takes 7-8 days to make one utensil. 
  • Bronze is a durable metal and can be used for a very long period of time or even passed on from one generation to another. 

  • Vengalam with its high heat carrying capacity helps in uniform cooking, prevents nutrition loss and keeps food warm for hours after cooking with them. 

  • Bronze is an alloy of tin and copper. Please do not use bronze in acidic food items unless the ladle has tin coating. These bronze ladles come with tin coating and they can be used in acidic food cooking as well. 
  • Wash with gentle detergents and mild soaps. Use of wire scrubs is generally not recommended. 
  • The tin coating will wear off over years. Re - apply tin coating once you see the tin coating has completely worn off. 
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