The circumference at the edge of the larger cauldron is 10-1/4 feet.It cooks 70 mounds of rice, while the smaller Deg takes 28 mounds. One of them was presented by Akbar in 1567 A.D. The well-to-do pilgrims Individually make these Degs to be cooked.
The food in the above cauldrons is also cooked on behalf of Devotees who could afford and finance it. One of them was presented by Akbar in 1567 A.D. The well-to-do pilgrims individually make these Degs to be cooked. It s fixed into solid masonry in which a palatable mixture of rice sugar, ghee (butter) and dried fruits are cooked for distribution to the public as tabarruk.