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Chombu - 4 x 4.75 Inches | Eeya Chombu/ Eeyam Vessel for Home/ 570 Gms Approx

Original price Rs. 5,300.00 - Original price Rs. 5,300.00
Original price
Rs. 5,300.00
Rs. 5,300.00 - Rs. 5,300.00
Current price Rs. 5,300.00
SKU 525039981
Width Height Depth Weight

4.75 in

4 in

3.75 in

0.515 kg

• "Eeyam vessels," are traditional South Indian cooking vessels made from an alloy of tin and other metals.
• These vessels have been used for centuries in South Indian households, especially for preparing and storing certain foods, primarily in the states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala.
• Eeyam vessels and chombu are crafted from a unique metal alloy known as Eeyam. This alloy typically contains tin as its primary component, along with small amounts of other metals like copper and zinc. The exact composition may vary, but the tin content is crucial for the vessel's properties.
• Eeya pathiram and chombu are prized for their exceptional thermal conductivity and heat retention properties. They heat up quickly and distribute heat evenly, making them ideal for cooking a variety of South Indian dishes.
• These eeya pathiram often feature a distinctive design with a wide base, a long neck, and a small mouth. This design is well-suited for cooking rice, lentils, and other dishes commonly prepared in South Indian cuisine.
• Eeya chombu holds cultural and traditional significance in South India. They are considered auspicious and are often used during religious ceremonies and festivals. Additionally, they are traditionally used for cooking specific dishes that are offered to deities in temples and during religious rituals.
• Eeya chombu is preferred for cooking certain dishes because they impart a unique flavor and aroma to the food. For example, dishes like "Sarkarai Pongal" (sweet rice pudding) and "Ven Pongal" (savory rice dish) are believed to taste better when cooked in Eeya chombu.
• Eeyam vessels are more than just cooking utensils; they are cultural symbols that play a significant role in South Indian culinary traditions and rituals. Their unique properties and cultural significance make them a cherished part of many households in the region..