Capacity: ~1.25 L; Weight: ~2.1 KG; Diameter: ~8.5 Inches (Ideal for making curries for 3 people), Tested and Certified for adhering to EU standards for Hazardous substances in cookware Hand-made Cast Iron Kadai, pre- treated with heat and Oil. Fry an onion before first use to remove any surface carbon deposits. Traditional cookware made by the last generation generation of artisans in Tamil Nadu using age old sand casting technique. Holistic traditional cooking for your curries: Has rough surface just like traditional cookware - smoothens with usage Directions to use: Wash well before use. Keep it dry after usage with a little oil coating. Pre-treated with heat and oil. Seasoning to be done before first use: Cut an onion to fine pieces and fry it in the kadai with 3-4 spoons of oil for 20-25 minutes and discard the fried onion. After this - the Kadai is ready to use!