Mud utensils such as mud tawa, mud pots, mud handi, etc, have been used since time immemorial by our ancestors to cook their food. However, with time we have all switched to various cookware throughout the years, including steel, aluminium, brass, and bronze, to mention a few.
But, have you ever stopped to consider why our ancestors cooked their food in mud utensils? The reason is that when you cook food with mud utensils it retains all the nutritional value as compared to cooking in any other kitchenware. Furthermore, it also adds an earthy flavour to cooked food which makes it more delectable to consume.
Hence, Organic Gyaan you a traditional mud tawa with a handle which provides a wide array of health benefits. It can be used to make chapatis, rotis, parathas, naans and bhakris to make your meal deliciously amazing!
Cooking In Mud Utensils Benefits
- Cooking in mud utensils like red mud tawa are porous in nature which allows even heat throughout. This helps to cook food evenly and keep it fresh for longer periods of time.
- Red Mud tawa is alkaline in nature and thus neutralizes the acidic nature of food. This helps to restore the pH balance which makes it easy for you to digest the food.
- Cooking with mud utensils will infuse trace minerals in the food such as calcium, phosphorous, sulphur and magnesium.
- It also helps retain the original taste and nutrition of the food.
Instructions To Use Mud Tawa?
- Before using the black mud tawa for the first time, soak it in water for 6-8 hours. This will help to remove any impurities and also prevent the tawa from cracking when it is heated.
- Always cook on low to medium heat when using a mud tawa. It is not recommended to use high heat as it can damage the tawa and cause it to crack.
- Before roasting the rotis or parathas, heat it slowly over low flame for 5-10 minutes. This will ensure that the tawa is evenly heated and prevent any sudden temperature changes that can cause it to crack.
Instructions To Clean the Mud Tawa?
- After cooking, let the mud tawa cool down completely before cleaning it. Do not immerse the hot tawa in water as it can cause it to crack.
- To clean the mud tawa, use warm water and lemon. Scrub gently with our coconut coir scrub which is soft. Do not use any harsh scrubbers or abrasive materials as they can damage the surface of the tawa.
Instructions To Store the Mud Tawa?
- After washing, dry thoroughly to prevent the forming of mold.
- Store the mud tawa with the lid off allowing air to circulate or invert the lid and place a paper towel between the tawa and the lid to prevent chipping.
- Make sure the tawa is thoroughly dry before storing it as this will eliminate the risk of mold growth inside the tawa.
- Store your mudware in dry and well-ventilated areas.