Different Types of Blenders
Whether you’re a professional chef or a home cook, there’s a blender out there that can help you take your cooking to the next level. There are a variety of blenders available on the market, each with its own unique features and capabilities. From high-powered blenders for smoothies and soups, to versatile models that can chop, grind, and blend, we’ll cover it all. So, let’s get started and take a look what is the main function of blenders and the different types of blenders.
What are Blenders?
A blender is an essential kitchen appliance that can be used for combining liquids and soft foods, as well as crushing and pureeing fresh fruit and vegetables. Basically, from smoothies to cake batters, efficient food mixers and blenders can help you blend anything really quickly without the hassle of having to do things by hand. Traditionally, people used a manual hand blender to blend dals or perhaps even buttermilk. However, with innovations like the electric hand blender and other powerful blenders, the cooking process has witnessed a shift. Blending, grinding, and whipping things have become much easier.
Types of Blenders
Different types of blenders can be used for multiple purposes in your kitchen. Each one will only make your life easier and your cooking better. Let’s have a look at the different types of blenders to understand them better.
1. Hand Blender/Immersion Blender
A hand blender, also known as an immersion blender, is a super compact and versatile kitchen appliance. It comes with cutting blades at the end of a shaft that can be directly immersed into the food that needs blending. You can use it as a grinder, mixer and blender all in one.
2. Electric Hand Blender
These portable blenders are a must-have among kitchen appliances, as they can make delicious dips, smoothies and soups quickly and efficiently. An electric hand blender is a type of mixer that is available in both corded and cordless versions and is certainly far more convenient to handle in comparison to a heavy-duty blender. These blenders consume more space and necessitate the use of attachments and containers, among other things.
3. Manual Hand Blender
Unlike an electric hand mixer grinder, a manual blender is a hand blender without electricity, which means that this kitchen appliance does not work on power. This small mixer blender comes with a non-slippery grip handle that must be pressed for it to start blending the food at a high speed. This tool is often used in whisking eggs, blending dals, making baby food, and making buttermilk and lassi. These are durable, easy to clean and lightweight products that are perfect to carry anywhere at any time without worrying about electricity.
4. Single-Serve Blender
These are essentially small, powerful blenders designed to make single-serving shakes or smoothies. A single-serve blender is powerful enough to crush the ice and frozen fruits for your smoothie and small enough to take up the minimum space on your kitchen countertop.
5. Blender Bottle
Looking for a perfect way to blend your protein shake on the go? A blender bottle is perfect for you! To aerate and blend the contents, a good blender bottle must include a leak-proof lid as well as a small ball whisk. However, please note: you won’t be able to blend anything chunky in these since they’re only designed for quick powder blends. These also come with chargeable bases and can blend your protein shake with just a push of a button.
6. Commercial Blender
A commercial blender is an item you will often find at restaurants, bars, cafés, and juice bars. This appliance can be employed to make shakes, cocktails, smoothies, purees, juice, soups, sauces, crushed ice, and other foods. From chopping veggies to making tomato purees, a commercial blender can do everything!
Materials of a Hand Blender
Crompton offers hand blenders that work efficiently and are available in two different materials. Let’s take a deep dive into both these types of blenders:
1. Stainless Steel Hand Blender
The BlendServe SS Hand Blender of 300W with low noise is a state-of-the-art product by Crompton. This stainless steel blender comes with a silent DC motor, food-grade SS blades, a single-speed setting, a wall mount bracket with an in-built hanging loop, and a detachable stem. Its speed setting and ease of use will surely make your life easier when it comes to making purees, soups, smoothies, and more.
2. Plastic Body Hand Blender
The BlendServe PT Handheld Silent Blender is a true masterpiece, featuring a silent DC motor, a single-speed setting, a wall mount bracket, an in-built hanging loop, and a detachable stem. This plastic hand blender also includes food-grade PS blades, which ensure both the quality of your food and the long-term operation of your apparatus.
Regular blenders are designed to make your life easier and your cooking hassle-free. Crompton’s hand blenders are designed keeping in mind the different needs of your kitchen and are a blessing when it comes to quick and stress-free cooking.
1. What is a small hand mixer-grinder?
A small hand mixer grinder is a compact, portable kitchen appliance that can be used for mixing ingredients for baking and grinding the masalas for your cooking.
2. What is a hand juicer vs a mixer grinder?
A hand juicer is a type of blender that is suited for lighter foods like fruits and vegetables and a mixer grinder is a type of blender that is best suited for grinding harder foods like spices and grains.