Mixer or Mixi
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The mixer grinder is an equipment which saves a lot of our time and labour. It can grind
dry masala and make chutney or even lassi very quickly. The mixer has two basic
a) dry grinding – this is to do dry grinding of masalas, coffee seeds, cereals like dalia
b) wet grinding – this operation needs some amount of liquid like making chutneys,
milk shakes, lassi, masala paste etc.
Mixer consists of a base which holds the motor and controls, a glass, plastic or steel
food container that fits on the base and a cover for the container. Inside of the con-
tainer, there are many sharp steel blades. Most models available today have many
advanced functions of a food processor like kneading atta, slicing, shredding, mincing,
chopping, etc. The cost of a mixie or food processor varies with the number of attach-
ments and functions.
Precautions while using
1) Use the mixer with three-pin plug and at the correct wattage and voltage as
indicated. Why is this necessary? This is necessary to avoid overheating of the
2) Cover the blades with enough food in the bowl; otherwise, the grinding will not
3) While the food should be enough to cover the blades, it should not fill more than
¾ of the bowl/jar; otherwise, the motor will be strained and may burn out.
4) If you are using ice, use crushed ice instead of whole pieces. Can you say why?
As big pieces may break the blades.
5) For longer life of the mixer, do not run the motor continuously for long periods.
Always give break after some time, and increase or decrease the speed gradu-
6) For removing sticky food clean by adding warm water, some detergent and turn-
ing on the blende
Points to consider while using a Mixer Grinder
Even though a mixer grinder is very simple to use, there are various points you should consider in order to make the correct use of a mixer grinder.
Make sure you use the correct accessory depending on the function you want the grinder to do, which is dependent on the food you are processing.
In this day and age, multi-tasking is very important since it allows you to do different jobs thus making you more versatile and well-needed. Aside from this, it shortens the time needed to prepare a dish, giving you more quality time with your family. Though multi-tasking is very important among people, this can be true when you are buying appliances.
One of the appliances that best describes multi-tasking are the mixer grinders. A mixer grinder is a device that is versatile which can be used to mix and grind fodder items at the same time. Here are the benefits of owning a mixer grinder for your home.
They are offer a wide variety of food to accommodate
Mixer grinders are very versatile devices. You can whip liquids to create milk shakes and ice cream or you can use them to chop and grind hard food items like nuts and meats. The versatility of their usage also makes them versatile to the different types of foodstuffs that they can hold up and accommodate.
They offer a variety of food preparation processes
From whipping to mixing liquids, these devices offer a lot of dish preparation processes. For instance, you can knead dough to create breads and pastries. You can also chop spices and herbs to make salsa. You can also grind meat to create burger patties and sausages. You can also use it to strain, slice, dice or mash several food items of your choice.
Description of Philips HL1632 Juicer Mixer Grinder
The Philips HL 1632 juicer mixer grinder helps you speed up the cooking process to be able to spend quality time with family. This appliance has proved to be an indispensable aid for the working professionals. This Philips juicer mixer grinder assists you like a best friend in creating an enjoyable cooking experience by simplifying grueling tasks like crushing hard cereals and fine chopping vegetables.
This Philips grinder comes with 3 jars which are meant for blending, multi-purpose grinding and chutney grinding. The blender jar comes with a filter to extract juice from the soft fruits and has a capacity of 1.5 litres. The multi-purpose jar has a capacity of 1 litre and can perform functions like grinding, mixing and pureeing. The 0.3 litre Chutney jar takes care of chutney grinding. This grinder also includes a Centrifugal juicer to extract juice from the hard fruits.
The Philips HL 1632 has a compact design and requires less space for storage. This appliance has a fruit filter installed for separation of skin and seeds from the fruit. The jars of this Philips juicer-mixer-grinder are crafted out of high grade stainless steel. This appliance comes with a speed control knob to shift gradually from lower to higher speeds.
Certain precautions are mandatory while handing this juicer mixer grinder to avoid accidents. Do not use this mixer if any of its components are damaged. The grinder should be plugged-in only after you fix the jar to the main unit and done rotating the coupler.
The reliable Locking system in this Philips juicer-mixer-grinder requires you to hold the coupler inside the jar and rotate it in an anti-clockwise direction till the blades are securely locked. The Philips HL 1632 also features overload protection to prevent the motor from burning and help you save the unnecessary service and repair costs.
Power and Performance
This Philips juicer mixer grinder has a 500 watt Heavy Duty motor and is rated for a voltage of 230 V. The appliance come with four types of stainless steel blades that are dry and wet grinding blade, universal blade, liquidizing blade and chutney grinding blade. The Philips HL 1632 also features a reverse spiral sieve and a unique micro mesh filter for maximum juice extraction. To make the chopping of boiled food stuff easy for you, this Philips juicer mixer grinder also features the 3 speed function control along with Incher facility.