A kulhar ( Hindiकुल्हड़ and Urdu: کلہڑ) kulhad, sometimes called a shikora, is a traditional handle-less clay cup from south Asia that is typically unpainted and unglazed, and meant to be disposable. The most interesting feature of kulhar is not being painted and that differentiates a kulhar from a terra-cotta cup.
टेराकोटा किचनवेयर, टेराकोटा के खाना बनाने के बर्तन कुल्हड़ लस्सी गिलास , cha
kulhars are made by firing in a and are almost never reused, they are inherently sterile and hygienic. Bazaars and food stalls in the traditionally served hot beverages, such as tea, in kuhlars, which suffused the beverage with an “earthy aroma” that was often considered appealing. Dahi and Yoghurt, hot milk with sugar as well as some regional desserts, such as Kulfis (traditional ice-cream), are also served in kulhads. Kulhads have gradually given way to paper and polythene cups, because the latter are lighter to carry in bulk