Without doubt, the method of cooking food in an unglazed clay pot is an ancient tradition that maintains the nutritional value of food and offers a unique taste.
Astro Ulagam found reasons on why you should start cooking with unglazed earthenware to benefit your health.
It’s time to revive and rejuvenate your cooking experience!
1) Flavorful food
The clay pot is able to retain moisture and heat within the pot itself due to the porous nature. This ensures food is packed with flavors and cooked to perfection with an unmatchable aroma.
2) Heat Resistant
You can basically cook anything in a clay pot especially aromatic rice or biryani rice. The slow cooking method gives an earthy flavor to the food.
3) Perfect for milk products
A fabulous robust of aroma and taste is added when you brew your morning cup of tea or coffee in an earthen pot.
4) Health benefits
The body benefits from calcium, phosphorus, iron, magnesium, sulfur and other compounds by cooking with earthenware. It is also able to alkalize acidic food to a balanced pH level.
5) Adds beauty
The earthenware is beautiful to look at as it comes in different shapes and sizes . This adds a touch of ethnicity to your dining table.
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