Idli Steamer

This large idli steamer belonged to a temple kitchen in the Kerala region. Idli (a steamed rice cake) is a popular south Indian snack, commonly served for breakfast. The steamer comprises of several mould-plates that are stacked on top of each other. The idli batter would be poured into the moulds and steamed in the large metal container.

Date/Period
20th century
Region
Kerala, India
Dimension
Object Size: 61.0 x 74.0 x 69.6 cm
Accession No.
2016-00233
Material
Brass
Collection of
Indian Heritage Centre
Category
Brass