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The machine that crushes the sugar cane squeezing the juice out of it. Once all of the moisture is removed from the cane it is used for fire fuel.

The raw sugar cane juice is then boiled in large wok like kettles gradually reducing the water content and achieving a thick syrup consistency.

The thick sugary syrup is then poured into carved wooden molds.

Once cool, the molds are dumped out on a "clean" piece of burlap.

The finished product Jaggery. This natural unrefined sugar is used as an ingredient in beverages and sweet and savory dishes across India.