The Fiji Museum - Virtual Museum

Pudding strainer

This improvised strainer made from a Bombay pot lid was used to strain a watery mixture of flour into hot oil. The deep-fried bits known as bundi, were then soaked in a sugary syrup and made into little balls by hand. This type of pudding strainer was also used in some girmit households as a grater because of the jagged edges on the other side of the lid which were a result of using a nail to make the holes in the strainer.

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