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Essential Kitchen tools

Cooking vessels

Kettle

Steaming stand

Steamer

Pressure cooker

Dekhchi/boiling pot/hnaari

Saucepan

Lids

Carbon-steel pan

Thick-bottomed frying pan

Cast-iron pan

Kadai (with lids)


These are some of the things we use around the kitchen here at Bong Eats. You don’t need any of these to cook well. But we get a lot of questions about our kitchen tools, so we put together this kit. The 'buy' links below lead to the Amazon India and Amazon US sites, respectively. Any qualifying purchase you make through these links earns us a small commission as part of the Amazon Affiliate Programme.

Products we like

Hawkins

Classic aluminium pressure cooker

4 L

Hawkins

Steel pressure cooker (induction-bottom)

4 L

Vinod

Large induction bottom dekchi

4 L

Cuisineart

Stainless steel saucepan with cover

1.89 L

Cuisineart

Stainless steel frying pan

10 inch

World Cuisine

Carbon steel frying pan

10.25 inch

Lodge

Seasoned Cast Iron Skillet

12 inch

Chef Direct

Stainless Steel Lid with Knob

26 cm

Prestige

Small Non-Stick Appachetty with Lid

7 inch

Vinod

Stainless Steel Kadai with Lid

10.24 inch

4.5 L

Calphalon

Triply Stainless Steel 12-Inch Wok

12 inch

3.7 L

Vinod

Platinum Triply Stainless Steel Kadai with Lid

11 inch

3.7 L

Stirring tools

Chaki

Rolling pin

Tongs

Balloon whisk/daal’er kaata

Rubber spatula

Wooden spoon

Dabba haata

Large serving spoon

Jhhajhri

Sharashi

Khunti

Mixing tools

Small bowls

Large mixing bowl

Grinding tools

Spice grinder

Grinder

Sheel nora

Mortar and pestle

Straining tools

Coffee filter

Funnel

Jhuri

Cheese cloth

Tea strainer

Strainer/colander/sieve

Odds & ends

Aluminium foil

Clingfilm

Shopping bags

Bottle opener

Ice trays

Moshla’r kouto

Storage containers

Twine

Rubberbands