Can you cook roti in Kadhai?
Can you cook curry in tawa?
No. Because there is different cookware for different delicacies. But there is one cookware that can do, if not all, a lot! Yes. We are talking about frying pans.
One of the most heavily and regularly used cookware in your kitchen, frying pan is a must in your cookware arsenal. A great frying pan is essentially determined by the combination of factors such as material, construction, shape, appearance and durability. This is the cookware that will help you master the technique of pan frying that helps you rich and caramelized flavour to your food. This is the cookware that will make your cooking effortless and effective!
Why is it so loved?
Diversity defines it.
A frying pan basically features classic round shape with moderately high and slightly sloped sides. The all-purpose design makes it just right for pan frying, scrambling, searing or sautéing. In other words, whether it is frying eggs, sautéing vegetables or simply giving tadka to any dish, a frying pan always comes handy.
So, here are the top 5 frying pans that will efficiently adapt to the needs of your kitchen.
1. Meyer Pre-Seasoned Cast Iron 26cm Frypan/Skillet
Many people (our in-house chef included) claims that cast iron frying (particularly this one) is a kitchen staple. If you season it well, it can bring great value to your cooking. It is highly durable, non-toxin, naturally non-stick and non-reactive. The advantages are endless, but what makes this frying pan special is its ergonomic handles and pouring sides.
2. Meyer Select Stainless Steel Frypan 26cm (Induction & Gas Compatible)
Just like the above-mentioned cast-iron frying pan, this one, too, is one of the most trusted non-toxic cookware. Additionally, it is long-lasting, sturdy, non-reactive and lighter than the cast iron frying pan (cast iron pan is 2.4 kg whereas this pan is 1.2 kg).
This stainless steel frying pan is highly recommended for its functional design, convenient and riveted handle and sleek appearance. The cookware is also induction as well as gas compatible.
3. Meyer Trivantage 26cm Open Frypan
If you are looking for a stainless steel frypan, then this is your ideal choice. The triply construction gives it added strength and the silicon covered stainless steel handle makes it comfortable to handle. This frying pan is compatible with all cooktops and is also oven safe up to 180 degree safe.
4. Meyer Anzen Healthy Ceramic Coated Cookware Frypan, 28cm
Looking for a frying pan that is nontoxic but has non stick properties, then this frypan is highly recommended for you! This frying pan has everything that you are looking for- durable and non-toxic just like cast iron (without the hassle of seasoning), less oil consumption just like non stick cookware (without the fear of hazardous fumes) and gorgeous just like a stainless steel cookware!
5. Meyer Kitchen Hacks (Stainless Steel + Non Stick) 3 Piece Frypan Set, (22 Cm / 26 Cm/ 30 Cm)
Your search for a perfect combination of stainless steel and non-stick cookware ends with this three-piece set of frying pans.
The set comes with three frying pans of three different sizes, but you don’t need to hang or store them individually, each piece stacks and nests neatly solving your storage issue effectively and cutting down every cluttered cabinet space. Additionally, the frying pan uses the safest non-stick coating, allowing you to cook with minimal or no oil!