Friday, 18 October 2019

Best Induction Cooktops

  kitchenfreak       Friday, 18 October 2019
 Best Induction Cooktops

1. Philips 2100Watts Induction Cooktop
philips-induction-cooktopsPhilips is one of the best-selling and widely accepted household brands in the Indian market. Viva collection is an assortment of highly efficient products from Philips.

The HD4928/01 model of Viva collection is a sleek and stylish cooktop with microcrystal plate. Being compact and portable, it won’t take much of your kitchen counter space. This product is specifically designed to retain the nutrients and vitamins present in the food.

It has 1.2-meter-long cord which provides enough flexibility to move the cooktop as necessary. This induction cooktop comes with 6 preset menus which help you in cooking certain Indian dishes. All you have to do is add all the ingredients, place the pan on induction cooktop, select your choice and leave it. It will cook and automatically shut-off after the dish is finished.

This product comes with a cool touch start which provides safer and no-flame cooking feature, preventing even minute chances of getting hurt.

Auto-off program turns off the device to cooks the food safely without spoiling. Moreover, it consumes 2100watts power to cook the food in less time. To add on, the product is backed with 1 year of manufacturing warranty from the date of purchase.

If budget is not a constraint and if you want an upgraded model of this induction cooktop, then take a look at Philips Viva Collection HD4929. Though most of the features are similar, it has 10 preset Indian menus.

Things We Liked:                                                                                       

Digital touch for ease of use
Consume 2100Watts
0 to 3-hour time setting
Programmed for Indian cooking
High quality glass panel
Comes at affordable prices
24hours of delayed cooking time
Auto-shut off feature for safety
1-year warranty
Things We Didn’t Like:

No voltage regulator
Produces noise

2. Pigeon 2100Watts Induction Cooktop
Pigeon-induction-cooktopsPigeon is one of the popular brands in India for kitchen appliances. The StoveKraft range of induction cooktops from Pigeon has acclaimed to provide higher efficiency and performance, yet they do come at affordable prices.

The manufacturers have taken a special interest in embedding advanced technology for Rapido Slim Induction Cooktop. This technology not only saves power but also cooks delicious food in no time. That is the reason why this product is considered to be one of the best electric induction cooktops for home purposes.

This wonderful device comes with 8 Indian preset menus featured in a touch panel to make you enjoy the cooking experience. It operates at 2100Watts power, and 50 Hz frequency for quick processing.

The lightweight and flexible design makes the cooktop easily fit in the kitchen rooms. It uses electromagnetic induction mechanism to ensure safe and comfortable cooking.

It also includes dual heat sensor technology to adjust the heat, automatic shut off feature switch off when the cooking is complete. Push buttons helps to navigate for smooth and efficient functioning of the device.

A Minor drawback of this product is – the touch panel responsiveness is not up to the mark as it gets struck and performs inaccurate cooking operations in some situations. Manufacturer is providing a 1-year warranty on this product.

Things We Liked:

Feather touch
Wide surface
8 Indian preset menu
Smart, sleek and flat surface
Timer and temperature settings
8 pre-set menu options
Consumes 2100Watts power
1-year warranty on product
Things We Didn’t Like:

Digital touch control is not up to the mark

3. Prestige 1200Watts Induction Cooktop
Prestige-induction-cooktopsPrestige is among the first brands to introduce induction cooktops in India. This brand has been very popular and trustworthy and fast-growing company in kitchen appliance category.

Among their varied induction cooktop options, PIC 20 model has the most high performance and efficiency. With stylish, sleek design and vibrant black color, this product becomes an exceptional addition to your smart kitchen.

This product has only one burner, so it is pretty compact and portable. You can carry it to anywhere you want like for picnics, housewarming, and other events. Though this product offers quick and consistent heating at high efficiency, it consumes only 1200Watts power.

Prestige PIC 20 comes with a unique power saving technology – which monitors the temperature of cooking utensil and adjusts the power level according to the size of the cooking utensil. The anti-magnetic wall feature of this product ensures the heat is generated only in the center, and also blocks magnetic radiation to spread into the surroundings.

The in-built automatic voltage regulator not only takes care of voltage variance but also ensure the load is taken gradually by the appliance. This ensures durability and longevity of the product. The procedure computer control ensure the power is adjusted automatically and helps in efficient cooking.

If you leave the appliance ON for a longtime, this product will automatically shut-off after sometime to avoid any food waste and dangerous situations. As the surface of the product is very flat and smooth, it is very easy to clean and maintain. Wiping with a wet or dry cloth after the device cools down is sufficient enough.

Prestige PIC 20 comes with soft feature touch buttons for adjusting the temperature and controlling other features. An in-built Indian menu is provided by the manufacturer that include pre-set functions for chapatti, curry, dosa, idli and others. You can just activate and choose the desired application using the buttons.

Utensils like stainless steel pots, stainless steel rice cookers, oil boiling pots, color pots, cast iron pots, stainless steel water jugs, grilling iron plate can cast iron frying pots can be used. A flat bottom is a necessary feature of any induction cookware. 1-year warranty is provided by the manufacturer.

Things We Liked:

Compact and portable
Consumes only 1200 Watts
Power saver technology
In-built Indian menu
Anti-magnetic wall
Automatic voltage regulator
Easy maintenance
Soft feature touch button
Easy to clean and maintain
Aerodynamic cooling system
1-year warranty
Things We Didn’t Like:

Poor customer service
Packaging is not up to the mark
Makes noise

4. iBell 2000Watts Glass Induction Cooktop
IBELL-induction-cooktopsThough iBELL is a local Indian brand, it has well acclaimed its position in the market by providing high quality and efficient product, especially at affordable rates. Their Induction cooktop range suits every need of a sophisticated and uncomplicated cooking.

The IBL Cloud 4 model Induction cooktop has a sleek, stylish and high tempered ceramic single glass. Being compact and portable, it won’t take much of your kitchen counter space. High quality coils are used in this device to provide even temperature cooking experience every time.

Super wide voltage adaptability and multifunction capability makes this product worth every penny you invest. In cases of overheating, this cooktop will automatically shut off the heating process. This helps to avoid any risks of burns or potential accidents.

Just other products in the list, this one comes with 7-preset cooking options. Apart from that, you can also adjust the temperature using the buttons as per your requirements.

This cooktop comes with a wide and even cooking range making it easy to cook dishes in large amounts. An LED display is provided on the product which lets you know the temperature levels and timings. The timer option lets you pre-set the cooking time.

1-year warranty is provided by the manufacturer on the product and motor as well. An additional 6-months warranty is provided if you register in their website after the purchase.

Things We Liked:

High quality coils
Auto-shut off safety protection
Overheat protection
Super wide voltage adaptability
Multiple functions
High quality crystal glass
4 digital LED display
Things We Didn’t Like:

Makes some noise

5. Usha 1600Watts Induction Cooktop
USHA-induction-cooktopsWith high performing products, the founders of Usha International Company have earned trust and respect from customers across India and abroad. Over the recent decade, Usha has ventured into new areas (kitchen appliances) and received a great applause for its quality and affordable pricing.

The portable design of this cooktop makes easy to use and maintain for a long time. It is available in black color and the top surface is made of ceramic plate to distribute the heat evenly to the containers. The stylish and compatible design of this product easily fits into the modern kitchens and adds a great value.

The extra-long cord makes it easy to accommodate the product in any place. The 5 preset cooking options – milk, chapatti, braise, hot pot, fry, helps to cook your favorite item without any hassle.

This Usha induction cooktop uses 2000watts power and also operates at a voltage of 220-240 V which makes it highly efficient by cooking all types of food. this induction cooktop saves the energy by heating the utensil and not the entire ceramic plate.

It is also possible to set the timer and temperature using the push buttons on the touch panel. You can see the readings on the LED display unit and the heat indicator let you know the current heating temperature.

Things We Liked:

Power saving intelligence
5 preset menus
Extra-long cord
1600Watts power consumption
Pan sensor technology
Resistant to voltage fluctuation
Backed with 1-year warranty
Variable temperature and timer settings
Things We Didn’t Like:

Instruction manual is not simple to understand

Thanks for reading Best Induction Cooktops

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