Cooking is an art and science. People avoid cooking thinking it’s the most boring and time taking job on earth. But trust me once you fall in love with this, this is a trap and you may not leave it ever in life. 🙂 Just like me. So to make this art fun, we need some gadgets and kitchen appliances that will simplify the cooking and will make it a fun activity. These are some essential cooking gadgets to simplify your cooking. Also, modern must-have countertop kitchen appliances help us by saving a huge amount of time in cooking
One place solution for many requirements. You probably don’t need any chopper, blender, mixer. This will do all. Food processors are multifunctional. You don’t need to buy 6 – 7 different gadgets for different functions. One food processor is enough. My Favorite is from Philips.
This is also an essential gadget. It helps in quick blending. You don’t need to cool the hot stuff for juicing. No need to transfer to other vessels. Just blend conveniently while cooking. Extremely beneficial for making soups and juices.
Sandwich makers are normally required for making nice crispy sandwiches. Normally it doesn’t get that crispy when we make it on pan on the stovetop. But in equal time you will get nice crispy sandwiches. These are helpful for making quick lunchbox sandwiches or for snack time.
When hand blender is for all wet grinding, mixer grinder does multi-function of grinding wet, dry, and whipping. This is also helpful in making batters for idli, dosa, etc. Mixer grinder normally comes with different blades/ jars for different grinding. e.g. for wet grinding, dry grinding, small chutney jar.
A high-speed mixer makes your life easier. It’s a quintessential gadget for your kitchen. Let’s talk about whipping cream, cheese, making the batter, mixing ingredients, this high-speed whisking tool saves our hands and time also. It takes only 2 – 3 minutes to make life easier with beautiful and delicious food. Must have item for baking as well.
The instant pot is an electric pressure cooker. This is a must-have in the new era of cooking. This is a multi-function electric pressure cooker that takes lesser time as compared to traditional cookware. You can pressure cook, slow cook, saute, steam food and many more such applications. I’m preparing a separate note on Instant Pot. But in the meantime let me tell you all instant pot available on Amazon or any platform are not suitable for Indian voltage. So, while buying, be very sure to check whether this will be fit for Indian voltage or not.
I would recommend these for Indian Kitchen
Convection oven brings exposure to varieties of cooking in fact. This is better than solo ovens or microwaves as it’s a combination of all functions. And the best part is you can cook your everyday curry, rice, puddings and what not. I use it most for my every day cooking as it’s very quick. You can bake, roast, grill. It’s an all in one oven.
You may check many solo microwave oven or OTG in the market. Also, they are cheaper than the convection oven because of lesser functionality.
This is a must for coffee lovers. I’m a tea girl. So this is not necessary for me. But I would say you will love this coffee maker. It makes the best espresso or a filtered coffee and makes life easier by simplifying the task of making coffee. Below linked are some recommendations for the best quality coffee makers. Also, these are not too expensive countertop kitchen appliances. At the same time, you have the luxury of less time spending during rush hours.
Induction heaters are electric cooktop and a smart alternative to traditional authentic stovetop method. Stovetop is a little risky for beginners whereas induction is more comfortable and convenient for cooking. However, there are different sets of cookware that are compatible with induction heater. And nowadays you will get such utensils that are compatible with both stovetop and induction top.
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