Stone kadaai is a natural toxin-free vanali. There is no chemical used in the making of this kadaai. Since it is chemically inert, it doesn’t change the taste of the food.
You can make a different variety of food, both veg and nonveg gravy, curries.
It is entirely handcrafted by the village sculptors who are specialists in this field. So the mentioned dimensions are in approximate values but assure the mentioned volume.
Specifications of Stone Kadaai/Vanali 1.5 Ltrs:
It comes around 2.5 – 3 kg amount of weight, which is very light to carry.
The size of the kadaai is 8-11 inches circumference and 5–3 inches in height.
The capacity or volume of this pot is 1500 ml, which is enough for a small size family.
Benefits of Cooking in Stone Kadaai/Vanali:
It transfers the heat evenly, so the food cooks thoroughly, and the healthy antioxidants of food are preserved.
It prevents the wastage of nutirents.
Moreover, it will hold heat for some time, even if you switch off the flame.
Not only for cooking, but you can also use this vanali to store the food; it keeps the food fresh.
Steps To Follow Before Using Stone Kadaai/Vanali:
Put one spoon of turmeric powder with castor oil or any oil. Mix it well until it looks like a paste, then apply it on the vessel and keep it for 24 hrs.
Then pour the rice starch water into the vanali. It is called a mixture.
The second day, heat the mixture, pour it into the pot up to the top, and keep it for 24 hours.
Repeat this process on the third day with the same mixture.
The same procedure repeated for the next three days.
Finally, the 7th day, if the rice kanji or the mixture in the pot remains nonstick, then the pot is ready to use.
You can use this stone vanali in the regular Gas burner.
Keep the flame at a low level until the vanali heats up.
Usual cleaning with dishwasher and soap is sufficient for it.
Stone Kadaai/Vanali (1.5 Ltrs) Package Specifications:
|Model Name||Vanali- 1.5 Ltrs|
|Dimensions (Length x Height)||Approx 8-11 x 5–4 inches|
|Tolerance in Volume||+/- 200 ml|
|Weight||2.5 – 3.5 kg|
|Sales Package||Handcrafted Stoneware|
|Name of the Stone||Maakkal/Soapstone|
|Country of Manufacture||India|