The kitchen from the outside –
A three-storey building which uses Gravity Flow Mechanism developed in-house By our team. Each kitchen has the capacity to cook between
50 000 to 100 000 Mid-day meals per day. Costing approximately 9 crores to set up, they are built with funds from public donations.
The kitchen from the inside, consisting of rice cauldrons each of which cooks up to 110 kg of rice in 20 minutes.
Sambar cauldrons cook up to 1200 Litres of sambar in two hours.
It is washed thoroughly on the 2nd floor
Washed rice is sent down the chute to the 1st floor
Rice pours down into steam heated cauldrons For cooking. The entire cooking process takes place on the 1st floor
Super heated steam is used to cook food instead of flame.
When cooking is finished, it is loaded into trolleys
Students benifited from akshayapatra
(contributed by: Kapil Bamba on 28.10.11), source : funzug.com)