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Traditional Brass Roti Box

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Estimated delivery date between 29-May-2021 to 01-Jun-2021

About Zishta Traditional Brass Roti Box

  • Traditionally in Maharashtra and most central India, Brass is the only metal used to store cooked roti. 
  • The brass box comes with tin coating to make the container safe for storing cooked food. 
  • Traditional use of brass is to preserve the rich anti-oxidant properties of the contet stored in them. 
  • Brass helps in retaining the softness of roti and keep them fresh and soft while storing the cooked rotis in the dabba.
  • Zishta in collaboration with the Traditional artisans of Maharashtra bring you the authentic hand crafted Brass roti box which fits in to your modern kitchen with ease. 
  • Relive your golden memories and transport you to your grandmother’s kitchen!
  • Zishta cookware are tested in NABL accredited laboratory and comply with EU standards for Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS).

Product Specifications

0.8000 Kg
SizeWeight (Kg)Height (Inches)Diameter (Inches)
Medium  0.8 2 7


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.

  • Brass usage dates back milleniums especially for cooking and storing. 
  • Use of brass roti box can be dated back centuries in the central India region especially in Maharashtra and surrounding states. 
  • Traditionally all brass cooking / storage vessels are always done with tin coating on the inside to enable storage of a variety of cooked and raw food. Tin coating helps to protect food from reacting with the metal. 
  • Brass is known for its anti-oxidant property and enables preserving the anti-oxidants in cooked or preserved food.  
  • 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 is the preferred alloy for making roti box the as it lasts longer and does not impact the quality of food stored in them. 
  • Brass being a good conductor of heat , helps in removing the moisture and maintain the softness of the roti stored in them. 
  • Lasts for generations. 
  • No harmful metals or chemicals. Tested for quality.
  • The brass roti dabba has tin coating on the inner surface. Use mild detergents , sponge to clean to prevent erossion of the coating. 
  • Brass oxidisation is normal and soak brass box in water with tamarind or lime or vinegar. This will help in removing certain level of oxidisation and bring back the shine.
  • As box is coated with tin, can be used to store acidic food items as well. 
  • Do not use wire scrubs for cleaning.  
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