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    14 Kitchen Essentials Every South Indian Needs

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    1. Invest in this nifty coconut scraper that has a rotating handle that makes it easy to grate coconuts for chutneys and curries - ₹349

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    2. This particular pepper grinder has an adjustable feature that'll let you grind your spices coarsely or finely depending on what your recipe demands - ₹499. If you prefer buying your spices whole and grinding your own special family recipe masalas, you'll love how efficient this grinder is.

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    3. Replace the traditional masala dabba with this rotating spice rack that you can keep on the kitchen platform to always be handy when you need to find a specific spice to add to a curry - ₹599

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    4. Buy this handy kitchen press to make some perfect murruku over the weekend to snack on throughout the week - ₹349

    A kitchen press with bowls of snacks like sev and murruku.
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    5. Get this electric rice cooker if you can't go a single day without a generous serving of rice on your plate - ₹1,399. Just take the easy way out!

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    6. Buy this 6-plate idli maker to steam upto 24 idlis at once so you can save time and cook for the whole family easily - ₹1,350

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    7. No South Indian meal is complete without a bowl of curd or a glass of moru, use this automatic yogurt maker so you always have delicious fresh yogurt - ₹599. A delicious bowl of thayir saadam is the best comfort food!

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    8. You can use any pan to make uttapams but if you want to make perfectly shaped and sized mini uttapams use this mold pan that makes 4 at a time - ₹499

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    9. A Bajaj Mixer-Grinder with three jars will get a lot of use when you're grinding spices or making wet masalas for curries - ₹2,053. The familiar noise of the mixer going in the morning definitely means that you're going to get some delicious coconut chutney with your dosa or idlis.

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    10. This ingenious design filter spoon will help when you're deep-frying vadas so they can be as healthy as possible - ₹398.

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    11. This pre-seasoned cast iron skillet for perfectly crispy dosas that'll impress everyone at home - ₹950

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    12. A non-stick paniyarakkal - ₹1190 with a lid is your best bet to make the perfect appams and this stainless steel puttukudam - ₹499 for some delicious puttu

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    13. This Milton steel casserole set (3 pieces) comes with glass lids and keeps your food hot for hours - ₹1,549. Use it to store fluffy idlis and appams when you make them early in the morning so they stay fresh.

    3 casseroles of varying sizes filled with rice and curries.
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    Includes three containers (570 ml, 1220 ml, and 1950 ml).

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    14. Finally, make sure you get your daily fix of the perfect cup of steaming filter coffee by using this filter coffee drip maker - ₹299

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    It has 700+ positive ratings on Amazon.

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