|Colour:||Grey ( Natural - No Coating / Paint)|
Day 1-Day 4
Mix castor oil and turmeric and make it as a paste. Apply this paste on both inside and outside of the kalchatti. This needs to be done two times a day for 4 continuous days.
Day 5 – Day 8
On the 5th day, pour hot starch water inside the kal chatti.
Starch water: The excess water while boiling rice in a pot is referred as starch water. For people using cooker for steaming rice, use the water which is used for cleaning rice. Heat this water in a pot and pour inside kalchatti.
The Kalchatti will turn pitch black in colour. Now the kalchatti is ready to be used for making mouth watering gravies, sambar and rasam
|Cleaning:||Regular cleaning. Use baking soda/lemon for hard stains|
|Caution:||Soapstone vessels stay hot for a long time. Handle carefully.|
|Material||Soapstone (Also referred as Kal chatti)|