Uruli( ഉരുളി) is a traditional cookware extensievly used in the South Indian state ofKeralaand few neighbouring places. It is also pronounced as Urli and commonly made of clay, copper and bronze. Urulis were used in home for cooking and in ayurvedha to make medicines. Now Urulis are used as a decorative bowl to float flowers which is a part of South Indian tradition.
The uruli can be found in many traditional Malayali homes, which show them in several sizes, like the small ones that have a more decorative function or also the very large “varpul”,that are used for cooking in big occasions that require a big amount of food. With its shallow circular shape this vessel is also used to display the kani for the Malayalam New YearVishuand these days is present in many resorts and hotels decorations.
This Uruli with Ashtalaksmi or Eight Different forms of Lakshmi is embossed all around the vase.