Benefits Of Cooking In Earthen Pot: Earthen pots have been used in India for centuries. Nowadays, stainless steel and aluminum utensils have taken its place. Now in the name of earthen utensils, people use only pitchers, that too only for drinking water. However, do you know that using earthen utensils for cooking is considered the safest. Earthen pots have a specialty that they are very porous. This is the reason that the food prepared in it is not only tasty but also very healthy. There is no harmful chemical in earthen utensils. However, while cooking in it, you must keep some things in mind.
Keep these things in mind while cooking in an earthen pot
1. Before using an earthen pot, soak it in water for a few hours. This is because earthen pots are porous. Keeping them soaked in water will keep them moist. For cooking, take the utensil out of the water and wipe it with a clean cloth. Then fill it with water and put it on the gas on low flame. After this, after heating for 2 minutes, throw away the water. Now you can use earthen pot for cooking.
2. Nowadays food is cooked on high flame in steel and aluminum utensils used at home. While you do not have to do this at all while cooking in earthen utensils. Food should always be cooked in an earthen pot on low or medium heat. Cooking on low flame will make the food tasty as well as cooked well.
3. You have to keep one more thing in mind while cooking in an earthen pot. Use a wooden or silicone ladle to stir food cooked in an earthen pot. Because a metal ladle can damage the utensil.
4. Gently clean the earthen pot with the help of soap and soft scrubber. Be careful while washing it. Because they can break if washed incorrectly or rubbed excessively. Earthenware should be rubbed with light hands.
Disclaimer: Before following the methods, methods and suggestions mentioned in this article, do consult a doctor or related expert.
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