DESCRIPTION: Grih Lakshmi Choolha is round shaped, pottery lined single pot cooking stove. It is a smokeless, energy efficient (26 to 28%) stove without chimney and damper. Its basic components are two grates and an ash pit.
WORKING: This stove is fabricated using steel or plaster-of-paris moulds. The weight of fired stove is 5 to 6 kg. which is easy to handle and transport. The upper grate helps the flame to spread evenly covering the base of the cooking pot. The lower grate along with the tunnel-like ash pit is designed to create draught which assists efficient burning of cooking fuel and reduces smoke. Ash can be periodically removed from the pit.
SOURCE: CASTFORD, 128/2 J.P. Naik Path, Karve Road, Kothrud, Pune - 441 029 Maharashtra