Traditional oil extractors

This is an ancient occupation which was adopted by particular families in the community to cater for local need of mustard oil consumption. This oil extraction (Mainly from "Sarsoon" seeds) is carried out by an ancient method with specialist equipment called "kohloo" and an animal to operate them by moving around in circles.

Due to its exceptionally slow process coupled with the introduction of modern extraction methods in the valley, this traditional form of oil extraction is dying out.

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