Chatti is a traditional vessel found in Kodava households for cooking
Mann chatti (mud vessel)
Kall chatti (stone vessel)
Cheen chatti (Iron vessel)
It was used to cook food over the ole (traditional kitchen oven) and to serve food.
It can be made of mud (earthenware), clay, stone (soapstone) or iron
Tentative period of usage
Before and during the reign of the Kodagu Rajas and the British rulers
Tentative reasons for extinction
Few Variants are still in use in some old houses, although it has been largely replaced today in modern houses by more contemporary vessels of various materials.
- Old independent houses
- Pvt Houses
- Variants can be found with few collectors
- Papera Resturant
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