What size pots to use for the Tandoor
A common question I am asked is what size pots did you use for the Tandoor. For the original small Tandoor, the measurements were as follows:
Outside pot = 33cm high x 37cm diameter at the top.
Inside bottom pot = 11cm high x 16cm diameter.
Inside top pot = 20cm High x 16cm diameter.
Now this size Tandoor is good if cooking for 2-3 people, but if you are like me and have 4 members in the family, you need to scale up. I have recently brought the pots for Tandoor number two, as can be seen in the picture below:
The pot sizes this time are:
Outside pot = 52cm high x 52cm diameter at the top.
Inside bottom pot = 22cm high x 27cm diameter.
Inside top pot = 25cm High x 27cm diameter.
From the emails I get most people go to DIY stores to buy their pots, but I prefer Garden Centres as there is a lot more choice. I decide on the big pot first, and then walk around placing smaller pots inside until I get the best fit.
First posted April 2014