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    17 Basic Kitchen Products On Sale That Will Get You Through Living Alone

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    1. This cookware set which includes a tawa, kadhai, frying pan, and four different cooking spoons will usually be the most you will need to cook a meal for one - ₹1,154 (MRP ₹2,695)

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    2. This compact chopper that requires minimal effort and time to perfectly chop vegetables. You can just chuck an onion in, pull at the string a few times and voila! Very handy for when you're tired after college or work - ₹219 (MRP ₹495)

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    3. This 18-piece pack of baggie seals helped me keep leftovers fresh for longer and kept my sugar lump-free, mostly because I didn't have enough airtight containers - ₹70 (MRP ₹199)

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    4. These silicone pinch grip mittens that can handle heat up to 250°C. They also come with little magnets on the inside that cling to metal utensils and reduce your risk of dropping them. Definitely an upgrade from the scraps of whatever cloth you can find - ₹219 (MRP ₹450)

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    5. This 15-in-1 chopper, cutter, dicer that will do literally EVERYTHING you can do to a vegetable or a fruit with a knife, except in half the time. Over 30,000 people agree! - ₹488 (MRP ₹1,190)

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    6. This dual-speed Wonderchef manual food processor that you can use to chop and slice fruits and veggies, and knead dough in no time. I used this every day to turn tomatoes into paste for curries, and for salads! - ₹849 (MRP ₹2,000)

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    7. This electric kettle from Pigeon is a far more efficient way of heating water up. I used it for tea, coffee, to boil pasta and to even make Maggi! - ₹745 (MRP ₹1,045)

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    8. This all-in-one adjustable measuring spoon that you will need very often when you have to follow recipes without adult supervision - ₹199 (MRP ₹499)

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    9. This dish drying rack that will fit easily next to the sink and comes with a tray and outlet so that excess water can run out instead of pooling on the kitchen counter - ₹369 (MRP ₹1,599)

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    10. These fridge organisers (set of 4) clip on to shelves and give you extra storage without taking up any space. They are especially helpful if you live with roommates and need to separate your food - ₹279 (MRP ₹425)

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    11. This set of 6 microwave-safe food storage containers so you can store and heat leftovers in the same container - ₹759 (MRP ₹995)

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    12. This Tupperware multipurpose cooking tool comes with an idli tray, strainer, and measurement spoon and can be used to cook rice, khichdi, dal, idli, or boil vegetables in under 15 minutes in a microwave. This cooking tool is the sole reason I was ever fed - ₹1,425

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    13. Invest in an air-fryer! Not only because it requires just a smidge of grease for crispy snacks but also because oil splatters are life-threatening - ₹4,245 (MRP ₹6,000)

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    14. This set of 6 stretchable heat and leakproof silicone lids that will fit over almost any bowl or mug you own. Listen, there're going to be leftovers and you won't have enough containers - ₹265 (MRP ₹999)

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    15. This silicone spill stopper because sometimes you just don't have the patience to stand and watch your pasta boil - ₹449 (MRP ₹599)

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    16. This silicone dough rolling mat that is not only a gazillion times lighter than a regular wood/marble chakla, but also has markings so you can roll in between the lines - ₹298 (MRP ₹599)

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    17. And this microwave splatter cover will make sure that the microwave never gets dirty and your roommates have no reason to blame you! - ₹254 (MRP ₹399)

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