Back to items map origin : Rajasthan, India
material : brass
dimensions en cm : H=18, D=13.5
datation : end of 20th century
collection Agropolis-Museum, Inv. n° et 2

Used to contain clarified butter called ghee in India. Clarified butter is what remains of the butter after boiling and sifting. From a cultural point of view, it is a token of purity for the Indians. From a culinary point of view, it presents several advantages: good storage, good cooking aptitude (frying), pleasant flavour.
Details :
Rajasthan pot butter
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Rajasthan pot butter

Butter pot

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