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    17 Essential Tools Every Indian Kitchen Needs

    Your desi kitchen is incomplete without these.

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    1. This smooth wooden belan so you can roll out perfect rotis every single time - ₹275

    Wooden rolling pin.
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    2. This round marble chakra that will make sure your roti dough doesn’t stick and peels off without any fuss. It also doesn’t absorb any odours and is super easy to clean - ₹175

    White marble round rolling board.
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    3. This pressure cooker that is a staple in almost all Indian recipes. It’s super versatile and can be used for almost any kind of dish, from cooking dal to braising lamb - ₹1,607

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    4. This non-stick tawa perfect for making paper thin crispy dosas that any South Indian Amma would be proud of - ₹1,434

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    5. These frying tongs so you can flip your rotis without burning your fingers in the process - ₹190

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    6. This multi-purpose kadai that can be used to make gravies and deep fried treats like samosas and jalebis - ₹1,313

    Maroon kadai with a transparent lid and rubber handles.
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    7. And this jhara with a wooden handle that you can use to scoop out those deep fried treats and strain out the oil at the same time - ₹295

    Stainless steel strainer with a wooden handle.
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    8. This 16-piece revolving masala rack because Indian cuisine is 90% spices. This rack is super compact and comes with transparent containers so you can easily find the spice you’re looking for - ₹569

    Green spice rack on a kitchen counter.
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    9. This sauce and milk pan that’s perfect for making your evening cup of chai - ₹279

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    10. And this strainer so you can filter out the elaichi, ginger and that icky milk skin from your tea - ₹299

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    11. This four-layer idli cooker for those days when you’re looking for some quick and simple comfort breakfast food - ₹679

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    12. This tadka pan used for making the tempering in Indian dals and gravies - ₹417

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    13. This stainless steel spatula so you can make sure your dosas are not stuck to the tawa before flipping them - ₹130

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    14. These stainless steel tongs used for handling all kinds of hot vessels and pots that don’t have handles on them - ₹143

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    15. This set of ladles that can be used for serving food and also to evenly spread out your dosa batter on the tawa - ₹319

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    16. This mortar and pestle set used to grind and blend all those beautiful aromatic Indian spices together - ₹249

    Green marble finish mortar and pestle.
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    17. And finally, this mixer grinder with three jars that you can use to make delicious curry pastes and chutneys - ₹1,999

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