Definitions for "Suribachi"
Keywords:  pestle, surikogi, mortar, grind, sesame
A special serrated, glazed clay bowl. Used with a pestle, called a surikogi, for grinding and pureeing foods.
Ceramic mortar with grooves inside, to be used with surikogi.
A bowl with a corrugated pattern on the inside, used as a mortar. It is glazed ceramic on the outside and unglazed on the inside, often brown and beige in colour. Necessary to grind sesame seeds into a paste.