It is a six inch round everyday breakfast bread. A small ball of dough is spread across a stone platform with the palm dipped in milk. Texturing it with the impression of the fingers, the naan-wai pulls the stretchy dough off the stone and slaps it on the warm oven wall gently. It come out with golden on the upper side and white on the lower and is usually had with butter or jam along with nun-chai.
Every craft has a story to tell, a history, a reason for existence… Some craft
Stone, too heavy; metal, too precious; terracotta, too brittle…. Is there something that can be
When nomads settled down in cities at the beginning of civilization, it was a turning point
Molela is a small, non descript village in the Rajsamand district of Rajasthan, situated on the banks of the river Banas. The distinction here lies in the terracotta plaques made here, only here all over India.
Gaatha brings to you, traditional handicrafts and the culture behind them, directly from the very home of the Indian artisan.