Coconut is so widely used that some kind of grater is essential. There are a variety of graters: some are a curved metal spike that is attached to a bench top or low stool, another looks like a metal citrus juicer with teeth.
Many cooks love to toast their own spices in seed form and grind them fresh. A coffee grinder reserved specifically for spices is a good substitute.
A deep lightly glazed clay bowl that is used to cook directly on the heat.
A versatile round-bottomed pan that is primarily identified with cooking stir fries, but can also be used to deep fry, braise, stew, smoke or make soup.