Hand-crafted Wooden Morter & Pestle

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SKU
WMP01
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Estimated delivery date between 01-Oct-2021 to 04-Oct-2021

About Zishta Hand-crafted Wooden Morter & Pestle

  • Freshly ground spices fill our dishes with aroma and great flavour. For ages our ancestors have been using different versions of the all purpose morter & pestles for daily kitchen use. 
  • Zishta in collaboration with artisans of West Bengal, bring to you handcrafted table top moter & pestle made of acacia wood and palm wood. 
  • These wooden morter & pestle are light weight alternative to heavy stone based ones with equally long life and durability. 
  • Acacia wood is known to resist water and scrathes and have been used for ages to make furniture and other house hold items. 
  • Palm wood is also known for its water resistance and denser wood making it useful for harder crushing needs of your kitchen. 
  • Very handy in households where there is a lot of wet spices like ginger, garlic being pestled to add flavour to their cooking. 
  • Bring home a part of our past with these special morter & pestle hand crafted by artisans from the East!

Product Specifications

Weight
0.2 Kg
VarietyWeight (Kg)Diameter (Inches)Height (Inches)
Acacia Wood

      0.1

              3           3 
  Palm Wood 

      0.2

             4          3

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.

  • Indian cuisine has long use of these morter & pestles to enhance the taste of our food cooked. 
  • Every household used to have a plethora of grining equipments: heavy machineries that help in making the batter for Idli and Dosa (Aatukal) or for crushing grains (Idikal) or to make paste and chutneys (Ammikal), 
  • The region is famous because of the quality of wood products that were extracted many centuries for  household use.  
  • The acacia wood and palm wood products are made by the same cluster of artisans who make the amazing neem wood products. 
  • These products are made with same level of artistry and craftmanship as their neem wood cousins. 
  • Handcrafted with fine chisel and hammer, the Morter & Pestles are meticulously carved out of a single piece of wood. 
  • They are naturally treated for durable usage. 
  • Indian cuisine is known for a plethora of spices being used and morter & pestle plays a significant role in bringing out the aroma and taste to our unique yet varied cuisine. 
  • Morter & Pestle is an all purpose accessory which is a must in every function kitchen and with passage of time different materials are being used to make the morter & Pestle. 
  • Wooden ones are best used for wet spices especially garlic, ginger to prevent stone particles from mixing along with the spices. 
    • Wash well before use. 
    • Do not soak in water for long durations
    • These are small sized morter & pestle and are useful for coarse grinding masals, masalas for chai. For major spice grinding we would recommend either the soapstone ones or Granite ones.
    • You can use regular cleaning agents to scrub the surface. Minimise use of wire scrubs to clean. 
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