Wordless Wednesday ~ Traditional wind winnowing of basmati rice
June 13, 2012 by Preena @ A Teaspoon of Turmeric
Basmati rice winnowing in Gujarat, India. This is one step of rice processing, that separates the rice grain from its dry outer layer known as chaff. The man in the red shirt is blowing air, so the heavier rice falls to the ground and the chaff (which is light) flies away to separate the rice.
A teaspoon of: Metric. Listening to: Void.