Best Electric Kettles in India That Are Safe and Durable
A kettle has become a must-have appliance in every home and office. The convenience it offers makes it worth the money, after all, you never know when you will need some boiling water.
Being a popular appliance, market is flooded with options from numerous brands, both reputed and newer ones. So, to help you choose from the best, we have shortlisted some of the best kettles you can buy online in India. They are sturdy, durable, safe and versatile, making it a worthy purchase for your home.
We haven’t included any kettles with plastic body as there is a high chance of plastic leaching in to boiled water in the long run.
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Best Electric Kettles In India
Philips is probably the first brand that comes in any Indian mind when it comes to kitchen and other home appliances. The brand leads the way in the niche of electric kettles as well. This model of electric kettle is one of its latest addition and has won several accolades from customers within just a few months of its launch.
Foremost, the kettle has an attractive design crafted and the body is made from high-quality food-grade stainless steel. The metal body ensure that the temperature of the liquid inside the kettle is maintained for comparatively long duration, while the plastic handle and lid helps you handle the kettle with ease without compromising on safety.
It comes with a high-point security automatic cut-off system. Because of it, you need not fear any accidental heating, shock, etc. even when you forget to shut the appliance down in time.
With features like dry boiling, steam sensor, overheating protection and a 360-degree cordless pirouette base, it ensure quick heating in the minimum possible time with enhanced safety. The mouth of the kettle is wide enough for comfortable pouring and facilitates ease of cleaning. Moreover, it has a one-touch spring lid that is easy to open and close and helps in stopping the formation of scales near the mouth.
There is a cord winder as well which helps you in storing the kettle even in compact space. It has a normal 5A socket and uses 1800 watts with 220 V that is considered standard. Because its heating element is concealed, it is protected against scale deposition and rust and thus you have a longer lifespan of the kettle.
The capacity of the kettle is 1.5 litres, which comes to rolling boil in just around 3-4 minutes, which is pretty quick in comparison with other kettles in the segment.
A feature you miss is a glass scale that facilitates seeing the volume of the poured liquid from outside instead of looking every time from the top. Also, as with most kettles, it tends to develop scaling stains within just a few weeks. So, you will have to clean it frequently.
Few customers also rue the lack of a temperature control knob and deem it best only for boiling water and not for other beverages. Despite these flaws, with a two-year manufacturer’s warranty, it is one of the best electric kettles available in the market. Regretting its purchase is a rare occurrence.
Note- A few users complain its short cord which is less than a meter. But heating appliances generally have short cord to prevent it from dangling from the counter top, which might result in grave accidents in case someone ( especially small kids) pull it.
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If you are looking for a more budget-friendly unit than Philips with almost similar features, you cannot go wrong with this electric kettle from Butterfly. It has the same capacity of 1.5 litre and is also available in a 1.8 litre version in case you need more quantity of boiled water.
This kettle too is made up of high-quality steel with a plastic ergonomic handle, lid, and base that is not only aesthetically pleasing but is also designed for easy handling. Its base is also a 360-degree swirl that provides best support and balance and prevents any slip or slide.
It has quite similar features to Philips Kettle like automatic shut off feature, wide mouth and concealed heating element. But it additionally has an on/off indicator light and thermostat control to give you more control over its operations. It also has an in-built filter to keep all foreign and fine particles out of your cup of tea or coffee.
Against the Philips kettle, it uses just 1500 watts of power but comes with just a one-year warranty. But it does not have the dry heating feature and must always have an adequate volume of water before being powered on. The length of its cord is 1.6 metre, which is more convenient for those who have just one power socket in the kitchen.
Another point to remember is that the kettle is meant only for boiling water. You can pour hot water in a bowl having instant noodles and cook them there but it cannot be done in the kettle. It’s difficult to boil milk in the kettle as well.
The kettle is somewhat heavier compared to other kettles, but that doesn’t hamper ease of handling. The opening of the kettle could have been a bit more wider to make cleaning easier. However, even with all the fades, given the pricing, it is undoubtedly a steal. It is a kettle that gives you features way beyond its price and thus you can buy it without batting an eyelid.
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If you are looking for a more stylish and sophisticated kettle in the 1.7 litres category and do not mind the extra pay-out; you must definitely consider this electric kettle from Kent. No matter which home’s appliance you are talking about; you cannot ignore this brand.
Unlike most kettles that are crafted from metal, this kettle mesmerizes you with its borosilicate glass body. Its lid is crafted of steel. Extra attention has been given to ensure that no plastic is used in its body to appeal to many health and environment lovers. The kettle can easily uplift the ambiance of your living room or kitchen.
It has all the standard features we have been talking about like the concealed heating element, 360-degree rotating base, auto-off mode to protect against over-heating, ergonomic handle, water level indicator, wide mouth, etc. You also have a dry boiling feature.
Looking on its flip side, the kettle is on the heavier side. It’s weight increases when filled with water thereby making portability an issue. Few customers complain of problems like leaking and poor customer support. Also, being glass, it is not for the clumsy folks out there.
With a standard one-year warranty, it’s a stylish addition to your home that can serve a decent variety of your hot water and similar needs.
Kitchoff Stainless Steel Double Body Black Coated Automatic Electric Kettle for Home, 1.7 litres (Black)
If you are looking for a budget-friendly and slightly larger electric kettle for the purpose of boiling water only, then this electric kettle from Kitchoff is a good choice.
Its body is crafted of stainless steel with a rubber protection layer on the outside. Not only is it aesthetically pleasing, but also it ensures you don’t accidentally scald yourself touching the hot exteriors. It is available in three colour choices of white, black and red to add some colour to any ambiance.
It is a basic model with all standard features like ergonomic and cool-touch handle, single-touch lid locking, wide mouth for easy cleaning and pouring, concealed heating element, power-on indicator, auto-cut off feature, etc. Its spout with an in-built filter sieve makes pouring easy without spillage. The cord is again attached to its 360-degree cordless pirouette base so that you can easily carry the kettle around.
One standout feature of the kettle is its glass lid that allows you to peep inside and watch the action in real-time. Cleaning and maintaining the kettle is easy. Its power consumption of 1500 watts is also standard. Another great feature of the kettle is that you do not get the slightly burnt smell of plastic while heating water, a complaint common with most electric kettles that has plastic body.
Looking on the flip side, a few customers have complained about heating issues and even electric shocks. This makes handling the kettle slightly tricky. Another drawback of the kettle is that it is not versatile and meant only for boiling water and not for items like boiling milk, eggs, etc.
It comes with a standard one-year manufacturer’s warranty. Overall, with it being one of the pocket friendly kettles in its capacity bracket, it is a reliable product to opt for to fulfill your hot water requirements daily.
If you are looking for a slightly smaller but cost-efficient electric kettle, then this kettle from Orpat is a good choice. It has several things working in its favour.
Foremost, its body is made of durable brushed aluminium die-cast, and stainless steel along with a plastic base, ergonomic handle, and lid for easy handling and an aesthetically elegant look.
It has the standard safety features we have been talking about like the ‘On’ indicator light, auto-shutoff, 360-degree base rotation, concealed heating element, wide-mouth, and locking lid. Apart from it, it has a few other distinctive features.
Foremost, it has its power cord attached to the base which makes it easy to carry the kettle around. Its wide-mouth has a spout that makes pouring easy. Its inner side has a minimum and maximum marking for you to always remain on the safe side while boiling water.
The kettle consumes 1350 watts of power and heats water fast. One unique feature of the kettle is the placement of the On/Off button at the top of its ergonomically designed handle. This makes operating the kettle extremely convenient. Moreover, it has protection against overheating.
The mouth of the kettle is wide enough to facilitate easy cleaning and maintenance of the kettle. The kettle is essentially meant for boiling water and does not perform too satisfactorily if you look to boil milk, eggs, etc. It is also slightly noisy compared to other electric kettles.
However, with a capacity of 1.2 litres and a one-year manufacturer’s warranty, it can be the base standard that you can pit other electric kettles. Given its quality, it is reasonably priced and will always prove a great addition to your home. Overall, it is an appliance that gives you value for money.
Morphy Richards brand stands a class apart from all its competitors and thus you can expect a high-quality electric kettle from this brand.
Foremost, the kettle has the highest capacity of 1.8 litres amongst all the electric kettles we have discussed so far. It is crafted from stainless steel with the plastic handle and lid that looks quite elegant and suave.
It has all the features that we have been discussing so far like a high-end thermostat, auto-cut off feature, filter at the spout, wide mouth, cordless connector base, concealed heating element, water level indicators, etc. However, the kettle has plenty of unique features as well.
The kettle has a clear water level indicator that helps you see the water level from outside as well with ease. Secondly, it uses 2200 watts of power and can provide you hot boiling water faster than any other electric kettle. The efficiency of this kettle is unmatched. It also has a rapid boiling feature that yields hot boiling water in just about 2-3 minutes compared to a gas stove that might take up to ten minutes.
It is versatile in its functionality and is built to take the abuse of daily use with cool aplomb. It is reliable and long-lasting. The only flip side to it is its excessive steep price but then its quality is also far superior. With a two-year manufacturer’s warranty, it is an ideal electric kettle to choose for large families.
The last but definitely not the least in our list is the electric kettle from Inalsa. It is your ultimate choice with all standard features and attractive design at one of the most reasonable pricing.
Foremost, its cylindrical shape looks decent enough. The look goes notches higher with its body made of high-quality steel with Matt Inox Finish.
It has all the standard safety and other features we have been talking about like ergonomic handle with on/off button top of the handle, 360-degree swivel base with cord winding function, heatproof body, power indicator light, auto-off, boil-dry protection, wide mouth with hinged lid for easier cleaning, inbuilt sieve at the spout for easy cleaning, water level indicator, concealed heating element, etc.
It also has some unique features. The first is the 2-sensor controller for enhanced safety. The locking lid at the top is another feature that enhances ease of use of the product. It also has a top lid release knob that enhances its safety when in use.
There is no particular drawback that we could pinpoint except that a few customers complain of poor sales after service. But its reasonable pricing and one-year manufacturing warranty make it one of the best value-for-money kettles. It’s a choice that offers versatile functionality at cost-efficient rates.
We are confident that you will be able to find an electric kettle of your choice and within your budget from our list of recommended kettles. In case, we have missed any worth-mentioning product, do shout down to us.
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