Effective Tips to Rid Your Grinder of Carrot Chutney Stains

Carrots are good for your eyes but the stains they leave behind on your grinder are an eyesore. Check out these simple tips to get rid of carrot chutney stains from your grinder.

Updated August 26, 2019

Effective Tips to Rid Your Grinder of Carrot Chutney Stains

An Indian thali is made even more alluring with a serving of carrot chutney. Apart from boosting the nutritional value of your diet, carrot chutney also adds the perfect flavour to a boring meal and can even make a dull dish appealing.

The main step in making a yummy batch of carrot chutney involves grinding the carrots- but cleaning the stains they leave on the grinder may seem like a task. That’s because these orangish stains are more intense than others and need some strong cleaning efforts.

Worry not, try the following tips to rid your grinder of stubborn carrot stains effortlessly.

1) Use Vinegar and Baking Soda

A paste of baking soda and vinegar will easily clean the most stubborn of stains. Fill a bowl with undiluted vinegar and add 2 tbsp. of baking soda to it. Mix it well to create a paste. Using a soft-bristled brush, apply the paste inside the grinder. Evenly cover the stains with this paste and let it sit for 15 minutes. Add 1 cup of water to the grinder and grind well. Rinse as you normally would. Voilà, you have a squeaky clean grinder!

2) Use Dishwashing Gel

Fill your grinder with 2 cups of warm water, add 3-4 drops of dishwashing gel to it and grind. Rinse it well with clean water and wipe with a dry cloth.

3) Use Lemon Peels

Scrub a lemon peel on the lid and on the insides of the grinder and let it sit for 15 minutes. Wash it off with clean water. The acid in lemon removes the stubborn stains and the pungent smell from the grinder.

Cleaning the carrot chutney stains on your grinder is now easier than ever. Go on, serve this delicious chutney to your loved ones and make that meal a delightful experience!

Originally published August 26, 2019