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Bronze/Kansa Puttu Kudam : Puttu Maker

₹7,850.00

(Incl. of all taxes)

SKU
ZBZM17
   
Out of stock
Estimated delivery date between 14-Dec-2021 to 19-Dec-2021

About Zishta Bronze/Kansa Puttu Kudam : Puttu Maker

  • Bronze Puttu Kudam or Puttu steamer is a traditional cookware used to make puttu or steamed rice cake in traditional households across Kerala. 
  • These Puttu Makers are made to the traditional making process followed for generation in Kerala. 
  • The steamer pot has a flat bottom to enable it to be used in modern gas or hot plates. 
  • Bronze is a good conductor of heat. It cooks the Puttu faster and evenly. The well cooked taste of Puttu in Bronze is simply heavenly!
  • Steamer Kuzha gets hot while cooking, Please use cloth/mittens to remove the kuzha.

Product Specifications

Weight (In KG)Total Height in CMPuttu Kuzha length in CMDiameter in CM
2.4-2.5 35.6 23.4

Kudam : 8.9

Kuzha: 6.4)

Traditional Value Score !  99%

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.

  • Bronze as an alloy of Copper and Tin has been used for making cookware for many centuries.
  • Centuries ago, Vishwakarma community was invited from Shankarankovil and Tanjavoor of Tamil Nadu to build temples and metal crafts by the king. 
  • Lost wax method is used in casting. 
  • Fine clay is the essential raw material for this method of metal casting which is readily available in the banks of the river Pampa.
  • Moulds are created using natural clay and cow dung mixture.
  • It is left under sun to dry for 2 to 3 days. Using lost wax method it is heated for 3 hours.
  • Molten bronze is then poured and it is casted. 
  • Once done, it is left under the soil for 2 days, post which the process is completed by polishing the vessels.
  • Bronze is one of the best metals to use for cooking. 
  • It is also called as Shuddha Dhatu in Vedas. 
  • Bronze is a great medium to steam puttu and they help in cooking the food faster and with minimal nutrition loss. 
  • Wash the vessel and wipe it dry with a cotton cloth. 
  • Zishta Puttu maker is made of pure bronze and mild oxidisation will lead to dullness of colouring over period of time. 
  • Scrub the utensil with tamarind or ash or combination of both to revive shine. 
  • It is made heavy and needs to be handled with care. 
  • Use cloth or mittens to handle the same after cooking.
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