Find out which special utensils you’ll need on hand during cooking.
15 May 2013 - 7:06 PM  UPDATED 6 Sep 2013 - 9:31 AM

Tandoor oven

A clay oven used for cooking and baking that typically uses charcoal or wood fire. Temperatures in a tandoor oven can get extremely high and it is common for them to remain lit for a long time. 'Tandoori' refers to dishes cooked in the tandoor and includes such popular South Asian dishes as Tandoori chicken, chicken tikka and breads such as tandoori roti and naan. 


A heavy cast-iron sheet that looks similar to a griddle that is used to make breads such as chappatis, rotis and parathas.


A heavy, deep pan usually made of cast-iron that looks like a wok but is heavier. It is mainly used for deep-frying.