"Rajaram was cooking on a Primus stove"

Primus Stove
Creative Commons Attribution Share AlikePrimus Stove - Credit: Mikael Korpela, Wikimedia
Primus stoves are a brand of portable cooking stove, which use kerosene or alcohol as a fuel. They were first developed in 1892 and were advertised as the first "sootless" and "wickless" stoves. The small, light nature of the stove make it perfect for transporting to remote places.