The value of the food vendor market in India is estimated to be Rs 816 billion. This dense and competitive market, requires fuel efficient technologies to save fuel costs, improve the working atmosphere for the cooks and extend their productive life span. There are three typical types of cooking practices in India – boiling, roasting and frying. The PYRO tava stove is designed to cook on a flat plate and is specifically designed for roasting rotis, kerala parottas, dosas, omelettes etc.
TIDE has developed biomass fired tava stoves for street food vendors that save 40% fuel over conventional stoves in three different sizes
Tava size 2 ft x3ft
Tava size 3ft x 4 ft
Tava size 2.5 ft x4 ft
In active use by street food vendors in Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu, for making dosas and parottas. More than 1000 tavas purchased by street food vendors in the unsubsidized mode.