4 Super Cool Old Generation Gadgets Which Has Become A Trend Today – Traditional Kitchenware
Times have changed where the old kitchenwares like Ammikallu, Mortar & Pestle and other stoneware products have been swapped for new kitchenware products and redefined the kitchen workspace. Technology has converted our modest kitchen into a ‘Super Speciality Kitchen’.
I am sure each and everyone of us have seen these tools in our kitchen, while growing up. Like vintage – these tools are now getting a facelift and finding places in several modern kitchens.
Ammikallu – Traditional Kitchenware
Ammikallu comes with a large rectangle stone on which the spices are placed and an oval shaped rolling stone is used in grinding the spices through a forward and backward motion. The tricky part for us was to ensure we use the stone to pull the spices without using hands.
Idikallu (Mortar & Pestle) – Traditional Kitchenware
Idikallu is a widely used traditional kitchen device popular across the world since ancient times. This product is made of solid, thick, good quality marble, ideal for crushing and grinding fresh herbs, spices and other ingredients. The substance to be ground is placed in the mortar and ground, crushed or mixed using a pestle. Handy and convenient to use, they also add a touch of dramatic flair to any kitchen decor.
Bamboo Puttu Maker – Traditional Kitchenware
Bamboo Puttu Maker is one of a traditional used cookware made of bamboo and used to cook food with the use of steam. It can be kept above the boiler (steamer, cooker) so that the food gets cooked from the hot steam. Steaming enables food materials to keep their natural flavour, color, shape, and nutritious value better than boiling and simmering. You can place this puttu maker on the nozzle of a pressure cooker with enough water. Use the bamboo stick to push the cooked puttu from the steamer.
Chiratta Puttu Kutti (Coconut Shell Puttu Maker)
Chiratta Puttu Kutti or Coconut Shell Puttu Maker is one of the most eco-friendly cooking utensils you could ever imagine. These are made of top quality coconut shells collected from Kerala. Puttu maker can be placed on top of pressure cooker.