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.
This makes the art of writing Talim a specialized practice and forms the foundation of the carpet industry.
The story as told by the boatman goes…. A Kashmiri Pandit, Naraindas had a shop that used to cater to the needs of the tourists.
All the craft articles made were for everyday use, for cooking and serving… Other commonly used articles were, Lota (pot), Tream (plate), Naer (water jug), Tash Near (portable handwash), dishes, bowls and laddles… and many more…”
A house, she wanted to build, with every twig and stone the earth embraced, bonding
As claimed by a local legend, a ‘Raffoogar’(darner) named Alibaba lived in the valley of
Gaatha brings to you, traditional handicrafts and the culture behind them, directly from the very home of the Indian artisan.