List of Kitchen Items
The kitchen is the place where we cook the food and store the eatable things. There are many items in the kitchen used for preparing the food and storing it. Let's see the list of majorly used items in the kitchen.
1. Gas Stove
It is a very important item in the kitchen. For cooking the food along with utensils, a gas stove is needed. The parts of the gas stove are burners, control panels, valves, and pilot lights. The body of a gas stove is made up of glass or stainless steel.
According to the need, the users can buy a gas stove with 2 burners, 3 burners, or 4 burners. A gas cylinder is required for a gas stove. Some brands of gas stoves are Prestige, Butterfly, Whirlpool, Life Long, Elica, Pigeon, Sunflame, etc.
2. Microwave Oven
Microwaves can be seen in every kitchen nowadays. It has various modes like the micro mode, convection mode, and grill mode. To clean the microwave, clean by steam is functionality is provided. It is used to cook vegetables, non-veg, rice, idli, baking biscuits, cakes, and other bakery items, etc. The microwave is also used to cook popcorn, pizza, beverage, rice, barbeque, cookies, etc.
The user has to set the time and temperature for cooking food in it. Micro-safe utensils like borosil bowls, Tupperware bowls, grill, etc. are needed for cooking the food in a microwave. The size of the microwave is 20 liters, 22 liters, 25 liters, 30 liters, etc. Some top brands of microwave are LG, IFB, Samsung, Bajaj, etc.
Pan is used in the kitchens every day. It is used to bake bread. Various types of pans are non-stick pan, iron cast pan, stainless steel pan, ceramic pan, etc. Some brands of the pan are Pigeon, Cello, Impex, Prestige, and Bergner.
Types of pans as per their uses are the flat pan, grill pan, frying pan, etc. The flat pan is mostly used for making dosa and roti. The grill pan is used for cooking seafood and vegetable. The frying pan is used for cooking the egg omelet and pancakes.
4. Pressure Cooker
It is used to cook rice and dal. This is the most commonly used utensil in the kitchen. The sizes of the cooker are 4 liters, 6 liters, 8 liters, 10 liters, etc. The cooker is made up of stainless steel or aluminum. Vent tube, cooker body, handle, safety valve, lid, file screw, gasket ring, and steam vent are the parts of the pressure cooker.
Spoon is used to eating the food. The types of spoons are dinner spoon, dessert spoon, sugar spoon, salad spoon, soup spoon, etc. The dinner spoon is used to eat rice and vegetables. The dessert spoon is used for eating cakes and ice cream. A soup spoon is used for drinking the soup, and a salad spoon is used for eating salad.
The spoon which has fork-like tines is called a fork. The types of the fork are dessert fork, dinner fork, salad fork, fish fork, fruit fork, etc. The dinner fork is used for eating the noodles and the dessert fork is used for eating the cakes and pudding. The fruit fork has two tines and it is used for eating the food.
The knife is used for cutting fruits, vegetables, meat, etc. Different types of knives are a utility knife, butter knife, fish knife, dessert knife, bread knife, etc.
To cut the vegetable utility knife is the best. A dessert knife is used for cutting the cake. A fish knife is used for removing the fish skin. For cutting the butter and spreading butter, the butter knife is used.
8. Chopping board
It is used to cut the vegetables, fruits, and anything that you want to chop while cooking the food. These boards are made up of wooden, silicone, or plastic. There are many shapes of chopping boards like rectangle, circle, fish shape, apple shape, square, etc.
The professionals use these boards according to color. For example, red color board for cutting the raw meat, the blue color board are used for cutting the raw fish, the white color board is used for cutting the dairy products, the yellow color board is used for cutting cooked meats, the brown color board is used for cutting vegetables, the green color board is used for cutting salad and fruits, and purple color boards are used for cutting and chopping nuts.
Glass is used to drink water. The sizes of glasses are 414 ml to 473 ml. The water glass is made up of steel, glass, or copper.
There are many types of glasses which include parfait glass, rocks glass, chalices glass, shot glass, and juice glass. The parfait glasses are used to serve ice cream and milkshakes, rocks glasses are used to serve whisky and spirits, chalices glasses are used to serve the wine, shot glasses are very small in size, and they are to serve the liqueurs, juice glass is used to serve the juices, and champagne flute glasses are used to serve the champagne and cocktails.
It is used to extract juice from the fruit. The juicers are electric juicers or hand juicers. There are many types of a juicer like a reamer juicer, steam juicer, and electric juicer. Reamer juicer is small in size and is used to extract lemon juice; this is a hand juicer. The steam juicer is used to extract juices of berries, apples, tomatoes, plums, and grapes. The electric juicer is used to extract the juice of herbs, fruits, and vegetables. Triturating juicers are the type of press juicer; they extract the juices of fruits by crushing them.
It is the most important item in the kitchen and is used to store the food. The container is made up of glass, plastic, or steel. Users can use containers of different sizes as per their requirements.
The small size containers are used to store the sugar, tea, and coffee. Medium size containers are used to store the lentil, fattened rice, beans, semolina, peanut, etc. The large size containers are used to store wheat flour, jawar flour, rice, bajra flour, etc. The oil container is used to store the oil and the spices containers are used to store the black cumin, cardamom, chili flex, bay leaf, turmeric, clove, fenugreek, cinnamon, etc.
It is used to cook steamed food, i.e., without using the oil. That's why this food is healthy for humans. It is used to make fish, chicken, prawns, spring rolls, and vegetables. The steamer comes with plates that are used to make idli and dhokla.
It is used to peel the vegetables. The types of peeler are Julienne, Spiralizer, Lancashire, Swivel, and Serrated Peeler.
It is one type of cooking pot. It is used to cook the curry and stir-frying. It is made up of carbon steel, cast iron, or aluminum. The wok comes with a handle and without a handle also. The sizes of the wok are small, medium, and large.
It is flat in shape and is used to mix and lift the food. The spatula is made up of wooden, silicone, or stainless steel. The sizes of spatula are small, medium, and large. The size of a large spatula is 25 cm, the size of the medium spatula is 20 cm, and the size of a small spatula is 15 cm.
The types of spatula are flipper spatula, fosters spatula, scrapers spatula, etc. A flipper spatula is used to turn or flip the food. Foster's spatula is used to plain the surface of the cake while decorating it. The skimmer is used while separating the food from the liquid.
16. Cup and Mug
Cups and mugs are used to serve hot drinks. The cups are made up of glass, metal, plastic, ceramic, or polypropylene. There are many types of cups and mugs like coffee cups, teacups, travel mugs, and mustache cups. The coffee cup is used to serve the coffee. A teacup is used to serve the tea. Travel mugs have a lid and the liquid inside the mug doesn't leak out; it keeps the liquid hot. The mug is used to serve hot chocolate and milk.
People use the mugs or cups as per their age also. For example, the children use attractive mugs and different shapes mugs like cartoon-shaped mugs and car-shaped mugs. Teenager uses 3D mugs, photo printed mugs, and good thoughts printed mugs. The adults use mostly plain color mugs.
It is used to serve the food. The bowls are made of glass, fiber, or stainless steel. The sizes of bowls are small, medium, and large. The small size bowl has 118 mm to 120 mm diameter, the medium-size bowl has 121 mm to 123 mm diameter, and the large size bowl has 124 mm to 126 mm diameter.
There are many types of the bowls like soup bowls, dessert bowls, finger bowls, salad bowls, etc. A soup bowl is used to serve the soup and liquid food. Dessert bowls are used to serve parfaits, custard, ice cream, pudding, and mousse. Candy bowls are used to serve candies like gems, popin, jelly, etc. Chips bowls are used to serve the chips, popcorn, chidva, etc. Salad bowls are used to serve green salad, bound salads, rice, pasta salads, etc. Finger bowls are used after dinner to keep the finger in the water.
The plate is used for serving food at lunchtime, dinner time, and snack time. The sizes of plates are small, medium, and large. Sizes of small plates are 6 inches or 7 inches, sizes of medium plates are 8 inches to 10 inches, and sizes of large plates are 11 inches or 12 inches. The plates are made up of non-breakable glass, stainless steel, or fiber.
There are many types of plates like a dinner plate, salad plate, and appetizer plate. The dinner plate is used to serve lentils, vegetables, curry, rice, and bread. The salad plates are used to serve lettuce, tomatoes, cabbage, broccoli, black tomato, carrots, celery, green beans, cucumber, etc. The bread-and-butter plate is used to serve the bread and butter. The appetizer plate is used to serve the fruits.
19. Racks and trolley
It is used to organize kitchen utensils. The types of racks are dish rack, glass rack, spoon rack, bottle rack, and fruit rack. The plate rack is used to keep the plates, bottle rack is used to keep the bottles, glass rack is used to keep the glasses, egg rack is used to keep the eggs, the spoon rack is used to keep the spoons, and a fruit rack is used to keep the fruits and vegetables.
In the modern kitchen, instead of racks, trollies are used. The trolley increases the beauty of the kitchen. The trolley includes a plate compartment, bottle compartment, container compartment, and cup compartment. The plate compartment is used to organize the plates, the bottle compartment is used to organize the bottles, the container compartment is used to organize all sizes of containers, and the cup compartment is used to organize the cups and mugs.
Mold is used to give shape to the food. There are different types of molds like chocolate mold, cupcake mold, bread mold, and cake mold. The chocolate molds are used to make chocolate and candies; they come in different shapes like animals shape, flowers shapes, alphabets shapes, etc. The cake molds are made up of silicon material or aluminum.
It is used to stir and beat the food. The bitter is used to beat the whipped cream, eggs, and cream. There are two types of bitter: hand bitter and electronic bitter. Hand bitter is used to beat lightweight food, and electronic bitter is used to beat heavy food. Some top brands of bitter are Kent, Philips, Boss, Prestige, Orpat, etc.
It is a very useful item in the kitchen for grinding food. It is used to make powder of spices, powder of sugar, making chutneys, etc. The parts of the mixer are stopper, handle, cutting blades, grinding cup, cord & plug, etc. The grinding cup is provided with a mixer to grind the food. Bajaj, Bosch, Prestige, Havells, and Butterfly are some of the top brands of the mixer.
It is used to keep the food cold. In it, there are compartments to store the thing. The freezer is available in the refrigerator to produce the ice. The refrigerator keeps the vegetable and fruit fresh. The types of refrigerators are mini-fridge, top freezer refrigerator, bottom freezer refrigerator, side-by-side refrigerator, etc.
It is a type of container, mostly used to store and carry water. Bottles are used to store liquid food like vinegar, wine, soya sauce, oil and chili sauce, etc. The bottles are made up of glass, plastic, steel, or copper. To keep the water at the desired temperature, a hot and cool bottle is used.