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    13 Basic Products For People Who Are New To Cooking

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    1. A pair of cut-resistant gloves that will help you gain a bit more confidence when you're chopping vegetables and you can't be a fearless badass like your mom - ₹498

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    2. And you can significantly reduce meal prep time (and fear) with this handy vegetable chopper that will make easy work out of it - ₹224

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    3. A spill stopper that will prevent you from having to check on your food every 10 seconds to see if it's spilled over the top and it'll also help in cutting down cleaning time from these spills - ₹449

    A green spill stopper on a pot
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    4. An induction cooktop will be a lot less intimidating than an actual fiery stove that you can't seem to get far enough from - ₹2,619

    A grey and black induction cooktop
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    5. A set of heat-resistant silicone utensils that will prevent you from yelping when you touch something that's way hotter than you thought - ₹1,109

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    6. A chef's knife set that will make easy work of chopping vegetables and you won't have to work extra hard to cut through harder ones - ₹1,199

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    7. A set of leakproof silicone food preservation bags because you probably haven't mastered the portions of your cooking and there's definitely going to be some leftovers - ₹549

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    8. An adjustable measuring spoon so you won't have to deal with 8 different cups that'll confuse you and since you're a beginner, it's probably not a good idea to just eyeball it - ₹200

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    9. A nonstick cookware set that will make everything so much better since you won't have to spend time scraping bits of food that's been stuck to pans because you forgot to oil it properly - ₹1,899

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    10. If you're already starting to lose hope, get this instant pot that will do all the cooking for you, all you have to do is chuck the ingredients in the pot with the correct measurements and you're good to go! - ₹8,499

    A black and grey instant pot
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    11. A set of black chalkboard stickers that you can write the name of spices/ingredients so you can stop getting confused by them once and for all - ₹199

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    12. A frying pan splatter guard that will stop you from running halfway across the kitchen every time something starts to crackle - ₹580

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    13. And finally, you're probably going to be a bit clumsy at first because of the excitement/nervousness of it all, be sure to wear this cute apron so you're not bound to spill things on your clothes - ₹285

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