Charoti - For Cooking Himachali Cuisine or Dham

Charoti – for cooking himachali cuisine or dham

Charoti | What is a Charoti?

Charoti are made of brass and have a short, narrow neck & thick walls. The utensils used for cooking the food are normally brass ones called “Batohi“, “Baltohi” or “Charoti” in local Himachali languages.

What are Charoti used for?

Charoti are used to cook for large crowds, on an open fire built in a deep trench, charoti is designed to withstand high heat and allow the curry to cook slowly so that its flavours can bloom.

These traditional utensils often offer an insight not only into a community’s food but also its culture, history and lifestyle.

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