6 Non Desi Tools Your Desi Kitchen Needs By Sarah Mir - October 25, 2017 1 274 Here is our list of unconventional favourites. Click through and see the 6 Non Desi Tools Your Desi Kitchen Needs! These are the tools that your great grandma definitely did not use, but that we cannot live without! A Box Grater. For ginger when you don't have paste handy, to grate nutmeg into your curry,or grate cauliflower for a delicious quick paratha filling - possibilities possibilites! Non Stick Spatulas. A non stick spatula is perfect for desi cooking. It does a fantastic job of scraping the bits of masala so nothing sticks AND there’s none of that annoying spoon on pot noise. A Mini Blender. This gets used constantly for chutneys, garlic ginger pastes, the spicy minty base for a ‘green’ raita, and so on. It is also perfect for making a refreshing glass of lassi! A Nonstick Wok. Woks give us a similar surface area to traditional "karhais" while requiring a lot less oil. Also, they’re pretty easy to clean! Ice Cube Trays. Freeze garlic and ginger pastes into cubes and chutneys as well! You can even make tadka cubes! A Veggie Chopper. A literal time and tears saver, this cuts onions into little perfect squares that would impress your amma! These are some of our unconventional favourites - What are yours? What do you think? Are we missing anything that you like to use? Tell us!