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The must haves in an Indian Kitchen

                   

              Blender / Mixer    

Invest in a good Mixer to grind Indian spices / masalas / rice batter (for dosas, etc)

 

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                    Food Processor

A must to make life easier. Helps in making a good dough for chapattis, puris, etcs. Can also be used to make excellent bread crumbs in seconds. The chopping blade too is a boon for Indian cooking.

                      

                        

                              Knives 

The sharper the better. Since Indian cooking requires a lot of chopped ingredients like coriander, mint, tomatoes, etc.

 

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                   Karai (Indian Wok)

Similar to a Chinese Wok. Particularly useful for tempering and making North Indian dishes.

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                    Pestle & Mortar

Useful to crush roasted spices, garlic, ginger, etc. in small quantities

                

                       

                              Rolling Pins

These come in various shapes and sizes. Use whatever suits you best.

 

                       

                       Rolling Board

This is either available in marble or wood. Comes with or without legs. The legs help in dispersing extra flour.

                  

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                Tava (Indian Griddle)

Useful in making chappatis, fry dosas, etc.

 

 

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