Clay Kadai

₹550.00
In stock
SKU
ZCLM02
Estimated delivery date between 23-Oct-2019 to 25-Oct-2019

About Zishta Clay Kadai

  • The best of gravies and curries tastes distinct when cooked in earthen cookware. Earthen cookware keeps the food as rustic and tasty as possible. 
  • Good quality earthenware is dependent on the quality of the clay used and skill level of the artisans who make it. 
  • Zishta brings the best quality earthen cookware using unglazed clay from the Cauvery delta region & made using traditional technique mastered over centuries. 
  • Zishta works with these artisans have mastered the right technique to make the best and long lasting earthenware. 
  • Natural properties of clay is retained in our unglazed Zishta clay cookware. 
  • With the porous structure, it allows heat circulation. Clay being alkaline by nature neutralizes the acidity of food cooked/stored in the earthenware. 
  • Zishta cookware are tested in NABL accredited laboratory and comply with EU standards for Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS).

Product Specifications

Weight (Kg) Diameter (Inches)Height (Inches) Capacity (Litres)
1.4
10.5
4
1.7

Disclaimer

All our products are handcrafted and this results in each product being unique and slightly different from each other and therefore will have minor variations on dimensions & weight.

  • Clay has been traditionally used across the country for cooking and it dates back thousands of years. It has immense value in our traditional cooking practices has played a significant role in the evolution of our cuisine. 
  • Traditional knowledge shows that clay has unique property to help in removing toxins and retain nutrition. 
  • The pores also help in removing moisture content and helps preserve food over long duration. 
  • The artisans follow the traditional technique honed over ten generations working on clay from the Cauvery river delta region. These last generation artisans live as a community and work together to retain what is left of their tradition. 
  • The only mechanisation that has happened till date is the motorised rotation of the wheel. Everything they do is rustic and authentic: from mixing the clay, hand-moulding the cookware to following the traditional way of baking the cookware under heaps of leaves covered with clay.
  • When we explore the depth of their artistic skills, we tend to appreciate the effort and value of their work.
  • Zishta clay utensils are unglazed which means that the natural property of the clay is retained and no chemicals are added. 
  • Tasty & nutritious food: porous nature of clay allows heat to circulate uniformly and retains nutrition. 
  • No acidity & easy to digest: Alkaline nature of clay interacts with acidity in food and neutralises it. 
  • Lesser oil usage due to heat resistance & slow cooking. 
  • Clay adds important nutrients like Calcium, Phosphorous, Iron, Magnesium etc.
  • They are breakable products: Please handle with care!
  • Soak vessel in water overnight and dry in normally or under the sun before first use. 
  • The cookware can be used after this process directly on the stove or microwave. 
  • Use regular cleaning products. Refrain using steel wired scrubs for cleaning.
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