How to Use an Induction Cooktop Safely and Efficiently

How to Use an Induction Cooktop Safely and Efficiently

In India, several families still use traditional stoves, but there are some who have switched to induction cooktops. Since it first burst onto the scene, the popularity of induction cooktops has increased significantly. If you have already made the switch or are planning to do it soon, then you are already making the best use of it. 

So, if you are not sure what is an induction cooktop, how to use it and its benefits. Then this blog is just for you. Read on to know all your answers. 

What is an induction cooktop?

An induction cooktop is a modern kitchen appliance that uses electromagnetic energy to heat cookware directly. It works by creating a magnetic field by circulating an electric current through the cookware and heating it up. 

Many people who use induction cooktop suggest that it is way more efficient than the electric cooktops and the traditional gas stoves as they consume less energy, heat up faster and speed up the cooking time. Induction cooktops also provide an accurate temperature control required for the meal, making cooking simpler and more convenient. 

What are the features and benefits of using an induction cooktop at home?

The invention of an electric induction stove has been a revelation in the modern-day kitchen. It has completely transformed the cooking experience, and it offers several benefits, including– 

  • Energy efficient

If you are using the best electric induction cooktop like the Vesta CIC 202 induction offered by Wipro appliances, you can be sure that you enjoy significant savings in your monthly power bills. This is because, this induction cooktop is highly energy efficient and use far less energy compared to the traditional gas stove. 

  • Safety

One of the reasons why many people nowadays prefer using an induction cooktop over the traditional gas is that it is very safe to use. There is zero risk of fire and flame in using it, which makes it easier and safer for even the people who don’t have much experience in the kitchen to use it. 

Besides, the modern induction cooktops like the Vesta CIC 202 induction offered by Wipro appliances come with many advanced safety features. One such feature is the automatic shut-off feature, with this feature the cooktop automatically turn off when it reaches the cooking time you set. 

  • Smooth control system

The Vesta CIC 202 induction offered by Wipro appliances has a feature touch control panel allows you to operate the appliance with the lightest touch. You can easily choose the function you want based on the dish you are cooking and also pre-set the timer with just a tap of your finger, it is that easy, literally! 

  • Smart timer

Another valuable feature of an induction cooktop is that some of the advanced models have a smart timer feature, which allows you to cook the meals exactly the way you want and ensure that it is cooked to perfection always. 

  • Superior performance

The modern induction cooktops like the Vesta CIC 202 induction offered by Wipro appliances come with a high-performance 2000 W heating element. So, every time you cook a meal, be sure to get your dishes cooked faster and to perfection like you may have ever experienced before. 

  • Suitable for Indian homes

If you have an induction cookware set at home, you are all set to prepare a delicious Indian meal every single day. The cooktops come with different integrated cooking menu controls that allow you to cook the dish to perfection with just a touch of a button. 

The Vesta CIC 202 induction cooktop comes with 10 pre-set cooking menus, including chapati, deep fry, Idli, milk, rick, boil, curry, soup, and cooker. So, it basically has all the bases covered.

Now that you know the benefits of using an induction stove, it would help to know how to use the induction cooktop safely and efficiently. 

An induction cooktop or an electric stove for cooking is not the same as a regular gas stovetop, where you can use any kind of utensils to cook your meal. The induction stove has a glass top, and the heating surface is quite limited, even if the appliance is big. So, getting the best out of an induction stove requires you to follow some safety guidelines, which are discussed below –

  • It is advisable to use the same size pots and pans as the heating element on your induction cooktop. This helps increase the appliance’s energy efficiency. Additionally, the cooking vessels you use must have a smooth and flat surface as it eases out the induction process. 
  • Make sure to avoid using old utensils that have accumulated a layer of grime or dirt at the bottom, as they can create a hindrance during the induction process. 
  • Avoid placing any metal utensils, pan lids, knives or other metal objects over the hot plate of the induction stove while it is switched on. This will heat up the metal and there are high chances that you will get burned or injured. 
  • To ensure safe and efficient cooking, it is better to choose the right menu and set the right timer for the dish you prepare. If your induction stove has pre-set cooking, try to use them to your advantage. It is better to avoid using the induction stove for longer cooking methods. 
  • Always keep the cookware on top of the induction stove, i.e., the heating element and switch it on; not before. This will reduce the power wastage. 

Check out the range of induction cooktops at Wipro Appliances 

Wipro Appliances is one of the leading kitchen and home appliances and we offer a wide range of premium appliances that guarantee high-performance and are stylish looking. If you are looking for an induction cooktop, you can check out the wide range of cooktops and choose the one that best suits your interest and budget.  An induction cooktop is a valuable asset in any kitchen, it is efficient and gives you a great cooking experience every day

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