7 Essential Cookware Every Kitchen Should Have

Pressure Cooker

From quickly making rice and curry to delicious biriyani, a pressure cooker is a must-have in every Indian kitchen. They are available in aluminum, stainless steel and anodized aluminum. 


A Tawa made of nonstick or cast iron is a must-have to make roti, chapati and dosa. Dosas and rotis made in cast iron have better texture. But if you are looking for something with minimum hassle and maintenance, then nonstick is the one for you.

Frying Pan

Frying pans are essential in Indian kitchens for versatile cooking, from shallow frying delicate spices to preparing of fried food and even poriyals. You can opt for ones made from cast iron, stainless steel or nonstick. They provide even heat distribution, aiding in the creation of rich curries and crispy snacks.


Due to its deep, rounded shape ideal for stir-frying, deep-frying, and simmering, Kadais are crucial for preparing a wide range of Indian dishes, from curries to pakoras, allowing for even cooking and efficient oil usage.

Idili Maker

Idli makers are essential  for their specialized trays that efficiently steam and shape idlis, a staple South Indian breakfast item, ensuring their soft and fluffy texture, making them a convenient and consistent option for daily meals.

Tadka Pan

Tadka pans play a vital role in Indian cooking by intensifying flavors through spice tempering, a fundamental technique for enhancing the taste of various dishes like dal and curry.


From making tea to Maggi, a saucepan is an indispensable part of an Indian kicthen. Their uniform heat distribution is crucial for achieving the desired consistency and taste