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Brass Paraat

₹2,100.00
In stock
SKU
ZBRM25
Estimated delivery date between 08-Dec-2020 to 10-Dec-2020

About Zishta Brass Paraat

  • Brass Paraat is a traditional plate used in Central India to knead the dough for making parathas and chapatis. 
  • The traditional design is always made in brass with tin coating and sufficiently designed so that the plate does not move when force is being applied to knead the dough. 
  • These brass paraat are made by the traditional artisans of Maharashtra with their signature free hand beat patterns that increases the surface contact area of the material with the dough. 
  • Zishta cookware are tested in NABL accredited laboratory and comply with EU standards for Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS).
  • Re-live the traditional way of making roti and chappati with the brass paraat!

Product Specifications

Weight
0.5600 Kg
SizeWeight (Kg)Height (Inches)Diameter (Inches)
Medium  0.5-0.6 2 10.5-11
Traditional Value Score !  92%

Disclaimer

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.

  • All over central India and northern India, most communities still use brass paraat for kneading dough. 
  • Traditionally brass is a significant metal which was used all over India as a cheaper alternative to bronze and even lighter as they can be worked upon easily. 
  • The brass plates can be easily worked on for kneeding dough and as it has tin coating, allowing the dough to rest in the same plate with a wet muslin cloth to make fluffy soft rotis and parathas. 
  • The Tambat makers of Maharashtra have unique skills honed over centuries to work with Copper and brass metals
  • The process starts with making of a mould and making the rough product and processing the same. This process is a crafts secret which is shared only within the Tambat community
  • The rough products are hand worked for 3-4 hours with a finely balanced hand hammer beat on the surface to provide the unique craftsmen signature.
  • Brass Paraat is the most traditional plate used for kneading the dough for chappatis and Parathas. 
  • The tin coating is a standard to protect the food from reacting with brass metal. 
  • Lasts for generations
  • No harmful metals or chemicals. Tested for quality.
  • The brass paraat is made with kalai (tin coating) as it does come in contact with food items which are to be cooked. 
  • Use tamarind or lemon while washing to get back the shine. Refrain from using steel wired scrubs. 
  • Use mild detergents and soap with sponge to clean the inner surface of the Paraat. 
  • The paraat would need re-coating of tin once in few years. At any point, you see that the brass metal is visible through the tin coating, it is time for re-coating. 
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