Find out which special utensils you’ll need on hand during cooking.
15 May 2013 - 5:21 PM  UPDATED 6 Sep 2013 - 9:31 AM

Curry stone

A square or rectangular slab of stone paired with a baba (a cylindrical piece of stone in the shape of a rolling pin) that is used to crush spices, similar to a mortar and pestle.


A heavy wood chopping block which occupies a place of honour in many kitchens. 


A large perforated spoon used in the preparation of special fried foods such as the Boondee and Badiah — small cakes made with chickpea flour. 


Acircular flat wicker tray with a raised edge, it is made out of Aloe or Vacoas fibres, measuring 16 to 20 inches. It is used to sift out any dust and debris from rice and lentils.