Kitchen Hobs : Buying Guide, Best Brands and Products in India

Get to know the Best Kitchen Hobs or Gas Stove Burners along with guidelines to help you pick the perfect one for you and your family.

by Floriya Updated: 23 Jul, 2021, 06:41 IST
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Kitchen hobs have become a necessity in today's Kitchen. Kitchen hobs is an upgrade over the Traditional Gas & stoves.

It is Said that "Happier the Kitchen, Happier the Stomach"- Meaning one is always looking for a looking Kitchen appliances that can stay for long run and are easier to clean. Kitchen hobs not only take off the burden of cleaning those traditional gas full of dirt & grease but also make Kitchen more Stylish at the same time. Not forgetting it helps us to make more Hygienic Food.

KITCHEN HOBS Buying Guide, Best Brands and Products in India

There are numerous models of Kitchen hobs available in the market with different uses, functionalities and looks. Which obviously makes it very difficult to understand and buy.

Before checking on the models Lets see Factors to be Considered before Buying ( BUYING GUIDE)

Buying Guidelines

Let's checkout the buying guidelines while planning to purchase a kitchen hob.

1] Heat Control-

Heat Control is essential as the whole point is flame or heat for cooking. Uniform heat can help us to prepare a proper meal. Proper distribution of Heat ensures uniform Cooking.

2] Cleaning & Maintenance-

A hob with Tempered Glass is Considered to be the ideal Type for clean surface. It is easier to clean with a microfiber cloth.

Note- Tempered Glass are Scratch Resistant, Temperature- resistant & non corrosive.

3] Number of Burners-

It depends mainly on the size of your family. For a small ideal type it is 2 burners or 3 burners. For Big family 4 burners are considered to be the ideal type. But it's totally your choice for choosing the number of burners.

4] Safety Controls-

Make sure it has a flame failure device, it cuts the gas supply if the flame goes out in case it's blown out by wind or any other case

Best Brands For Kitchen Hobs
1. Bosch-

It's a German Company that obviously doesn't need any introduction for. Every model has Premium quality and is developed for giving Efficiently High performance.

It has also introduced a Flame Failure device to it. Which is one of the important factors to be considered. Also has an Autoignition feature.

2. Whirlpool-

One among Leading Company for Home & kitchen Appliances. The Gas Hobs Range is Modern with Innovative Technology.

Hobs are made up of Toughened Glass and are Heat Resistant.It has relatively Higher Warranty Duration compared to Other Brands

3. Elica-

It is a Relatively New brand but has Made some great Quality Kitchen Chimneys looking so far. Talking about Kitchen Hobs is no Different from it. The Cooktop has Toughened Premium Quality Glass which is Corrosion & Scratch Resistant. It has Built-in- Hob or a Cooktop as per preference. Warranty can be 1/1.5 years.

4. Hindware-

Another Popular Indian Brand. It Provides us With Glass Body with a sleek and glossy look which makes Cleaning of spills and spillage easy & Hassle free. The Glass body is extremely durable & scratch resistant which ensures long life and durability.

5. Glen-

The Glass hob is a combination of Quality, Efficiency & Affordability. The Products are among the Small Budget Friendly with powerful performance. It has Models with dual purpose that can be used as a built-in-hob or a Free Standing by just Removing the Legs.

6. Prestige-

A very popular & Common Indian Brand. They produce Uniform heat & provide Better cooking with less amount of gas. It is also Provided with an Autoignition Facility.

Best Kitchen Hob Products in India
1] 4 Burners Kitchen Hob
Elica Hobtop 4 Italian Burner Auto Ignition
  • Elica Hobtop 4 Italian Burner Auto Ignition
Elica Hobtop 4 Italian Burner Auto Ignition Features:
  1. Outlined With Premium Finish Glass Top, it offers a rust resistance texture while delivering long lasting performance.
  2. The Toughened glass comes with a 5 years warranty too.
  3. Cast iron pan support with matt enameling helps the container to remain stable on the gas stove.
  4. It can steadily hold pans or pots of various sizes for uniform heating.
GLEN 1043 GT Brass Burner Black Glass Manual Gas Stove
  • GLEN 1043 GT Brass Burner Black Glass Manual Gas Stove
GLEN 1043 GT Brass Burner Black Glass Manual Gas Stove Features:
  1. The toughened glass surface makes this cooktop safe to use and easy to maintain. It is also resistant to scratches, stains, impact and heat.
  2. This burner comes with highly fuel-efficient brass burners that are also quite robust and durable. Not only that, they are also easy to clean.
  3. Sturdy Pan Supports
Prestige Royale Plus Schott Glass 4 Burner Gas Stove, Manual Ignition, Black
  • Prestige Royale Plus Schott Glass 4 Burner Gas Stove, Manual Ignition, Black
Prestige Royale Plus Schott Glass 4 Burner Gas Stove Features:
  1. Gas valves from SABAF-ITALY
  2. Ergonomic knob design
  3. Tri-pin burners
  4. Toughened glass top from SCHOTT
  5. Individual pan support
GLEN GL 1074 SQ IN 4 Burner Auto Built in Hob Glass Automatic Hob
  • GLEN GL 1074 SQ IN 4 Burner Auto Built in Hob Glass Automatic Hob
GLEN GL 1074 SQ IN Features
  1. 8 mm thick toughened glass top
  2. Forged Brass Burner Double Ring Flame specially developed for Indian cooking
  3. Matt steel drip tray || Smoothly operating knobs
  4. Strong vitreous enamelled pan supports || Italian gas valve
  5. Integrated multi-spark auto ignition 230V
2] 3 Burners Kitchen Hob
Prestige Schott Glass 3 Burner Gas Stove, Auto Ignition, Black/White
  • Prestige Schott Glass 3 Burner Gas Stove, Auto Ignition, Black/White
Prestige Schott Glass 3 Burner Gas Stove Features
  1. Gas stove type: Auto ignition
  2. Burner material: Cast Iron
  3. Size of the burner: 1-Small,1-Medium,1-Large
  4. Warranty: 2 years on product and 10 years on Schott glass
  5. Specially-designed sabaf burners for uniform heating and less gas consumption
Bosch Built in Gas Hob Glass Top 3 Burner Black PPC7S6F20I
  • Bosch Built in Gas Hob Glass Top 3 Burner Black PPC7S6F20I
Bosch Built in Gas Hob Glass Top 3 Burner Features
  1. High efficiency 3 brass burners - specially designed to handle heavy duty Indian cooking needs
  2. 75 cm black glass gas cooktop
  3. Triple ring burner with guided flame technology
  4. Integrated flame failure safety device
  5. Cast iron square shape pan supports for wobble free cooking
  6. Auto ignition
Hindware Ensemble Elisa Glass Top 3 Burner Gas Stove, Auto Ignition, Black
  • Hindware Ensemble Elisa Glass Top 3 Burner Gas Stove, Auto Ignition, Black
Hindware Ensemble Elisa Glass Top 3 Burner Gas Stove Features
  1. Auto ignition
  2. Toughened glass
  3. ZAMAC knobs
  4. Enamel coated drip trays
  5. Cast iron square pan supports
  6. Indian brass burners
  7. Built-in-hob
Whirlpool ELITE HYBRID 703 MT Glass Manual Gas Stove
    Whirlpool ELITE HYBRID 703 MT Glass Manual Gas Stove
    Whirlpool ELITE HYBRID 703 MT Glass Manual Gas Stove Features
    1. High Efficiency Multi-ring Burner
    2. Heat Resistant Knobs
    3. Lifetime Warranty: Whirlpool offers 10 years warranty on toughened glass and 5 years on brass burners and gas valves
    4. 1 Small and 2 Medium Brass Burners
    Elica Vetro Glass Top 3 Burner Gas Stove 703 CT VETRO BLK
    • Elica Vetro Glass Top 3 Burner Gas Stove 703 CT VETRO BLK
    Elica Vetro Glass Top 3 Burner Gas Stove Features
    1. Premium Finish Glass Top, it offers a rust resistance texture while delivering long lasting performance.
    2. Toughened Glass With 2 Years Warranty
    3. Stainless Steel support plate below the glass maintains its sturdiness and durability
    4. Euro coated grid supports help to keep your pans & pots stable
    3] 2 Burners Kitchen Hob
    Prestige Marvel Glass 2 Burner Gas Stove, Black
    • Prestige Marvel Glass 2 Burner Gas Stove, Black
    Prestige Marvel Glass 2 Burner Gas Stove Features
    1. Ergonomic Knob Design for easy movement
    2. Toughened Shatterproof Black-Glass Top
    3. High efficiency Tri-pin burners
    4. Spill Proof Design Plates surrounding the burners, 360 degree swivel type gas inlet provided
    Glen 2 Burners Gas Stove 1020 GT Black Cooktop
    • Glen 2 Burners Gas Stove 1020 GT Black Cooktop
    Glen 2 Burners Gas Stove 1020 GT Black Cooktop Features
    1. Easy to clean, Toughened black glass top,ISI Certified
    2. Stainless Steel Drip tray, Revolving inlet nozzle
    3. ISI Certified Support only LPG Gas (on request convertible to PNG Gas on chargeable basis)
    4. Cooking output Two burners 1 Big & 1 Small Burners Fuel efficient brass burner
    5. Glass : Toughened 6 mm thick black glass
    Sunflame GT Pride 2 Burner Regular Assorted Gas Stove
    • Sunflame GT Pride 2 Burner Regular Assorted Gas Stove
    Sunflame GT Pride 2 Burner Regular Assorted Gas Stove Features
    1. Extra-spacious toughened glass cooktop with metallic gold finish
    2. 2 high efficiency brass burners with dimensions of 85 mm x 85 mm
    3. Brushed matte finish stainless steel base
    4. Euro-coated pan supports, stainless steel drip trays

    This was the KITCHEN HOBS Buying Guide, Best Brands and Products in India. What is your opinion on them. Do share with us via the comments box below.

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    Deal Lieutenant Deal Lieutenant

    Hobs are not suited for people who are used to cooking on normal gas stove. There are only disadvantages of using a hob, except looks. Only cosmetically hob is better than a stove.

    Deal Cadet Deal Cadet

    yes, do you have any recommendation?

    Deal Newbie Deal Newbie
    papa_kancha wrote:

    Hobs are not suited for people who are used to cooking on normal gas stove. There are only disadvantages of using a hob, except looks. Only cosmetically hob is better than a stove.

    +1
    Have used hob and it gets very dirty and service/maintenance costs are on higher side too

    Deal Cadet Deal Cadet

    Can anyone suggest good 4 burner stove with safety and look wise.

    replyuser