India's traditional kitchen is a combination of spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. The Ammikallu, also known as ammikal, ammi kal, or sil batta, was the grinding tool used in every household before the food processor era began. The ingredients are placed on the surface of the flat stone and grounded using the pestle to obtain a thick paste. Unlike with a mortar and pestle where the ingredients are pounded.
The fresh masala (blend of spices) prepared on ammikallu has a unique, earthy flavor that is unbeatable! Plus, the natural minerals present in the stone.
The product included the grinding stone, and "round rolling pin like" pestle.
How we measure
As with most handmade products by artisans around the world, the pieces may have slight imperfections in the form or finish of the materials. Sometimes sizes of same model pieces may also vary slightly, however, these imperfection do not compromise the aesthetics or functionality of the pieces and are considered normal and to be expected.