Mansukhbhai Prajapati, a traditional clay craftsman, has developed an entire range of earthen products for daily use in the kitchen. These products include water filters, refrigerators, hot plates, cooker and other such items of daily use.
Benefits of using Mitticool clay products
Even in rural areas, women prefer to use earthenware or clay vessels for their cooking necessities. There are certain reasons which pave the path to their application and they are discussed below in details:
Cooking in clay utensils facilitate in slow cooking. The process of slow cooking signifies that there should not be any raw food items left after the cooking procedure is over. To ensure this, we know that clay pots are porous in nature which leads to a synchronized mixing of heat and moisture.
This leads to the proper cooking of the food items involved and adds extra taste to the food.
The setup of earthenware is so accurate that it allows the steam and vapor to stay at a place. Due to this, the cooking becomes easier as one does not need to add more oil in order to cook. Thus cooking in an earthen vessel promotes nutrition.
pH balance of the food
The reactions related to acidity and alkalinity are well known. Clay utensils have alkaline properties due to the abundance of clay in it, these alkaline elements can combine with the acids present in the food to neutralize the pH balance and leading to a nutritious as well as a delicious food.
Less oil requirement
Clay utensils have natural non-stick property in them by the virtue of which they ensure less usage of oil as well as less usage of salt.
Heat retention property
Clay is a bad conductor of heat. This drawback is wisely used as an advantage in this case because, due to retention of heat, there is no necessity of increasing the temperature. Thus uniform cooking can be done at considerably lower temperature.