10 ESSENTIAL INDIAN COOKING TOOLS FOR MAKING PERFECT FLATBREADS, FRITTERS, AND CURRIES
To cook a proper Indian meal, it takes more than a well-stocked spice rack. A strong hand with fragrant spices is important, but so is strong technique. And while you can make flaky chapatis, crispy pakoras, and belly-warming rajma with the standard tools found in American kitchens, there are a number of Indian tools that are designed to help make dishes flakier, crispier, and more belly-warming—by doing less work.
These tools have been crafted and shaped with the Indian cook in mind, and they offer a level of finesse and control you won’t get with standard kitchen equipment like saucepans and rolling pins. Best of all, none of the 10 tools below are single-purpose items. They’re durable and useful for all sorts of tasks; use them to to help you roll, steam, fry, and sauté your way to an Indian feast.
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