5 Best Things That You Should Buy on Dhanteras 2021

5 Best Things That You Should Buy on Dhanteras 2021

things to buy on dhanteras

5 Best Things That You Should Buy on Dhanteras 2021

The festive season is the best time for a guilt-free splurge. Here’s a list of auspicious products you can purchase for Dhanteras 2021.

It is strongly believed that doing and purchasing a few auspicious items on Dhanteras opens the gates to good luck and prosperity. Dhanteras, the thirteenth day in the month of Kartika, marks the beginning of the five-day festival of lights- Diwali.

In addition to buying ‘lucky things’, Dhanteras is also considered auspicious for new beginnings like a business, project, construction or renovation. 

This year, Dhanteras falls on the 2nd of November 2021. Following is a list of things to buy on Dhanteras and the beliefs that fuel the shopping sprees. 

Kitchen appliances, home appliances, cookware, accounts books, brooms are symbolic products to buy on Dhanteras. In addition to traditional beliefs, the discounted rates at which these auspicious items are offered is another reason to make these purchases.

In our list of products to buy on Dhanteras, we’ve shared our tried and tested recommendations of must-have kitchen appliances. 

1. Prestige Svachh Clip On Cooker

prestige svachh clip on stainless steel cooker appearance

This modern-looking pressure cooker has a clip-on lid. We tested this 5 L pressure cooker for over six weeks and were absolutely in awe of it. Here’s why we recommend this- 

  • The capacities range from 2 L – 5 L.
  • It is a lightweight cookware.
  • It is compatible with gas as well as induction cooktops.
  • The clip-on lid is equipped with a safety mechanism, making it beginner-friendly.
  • The whistle is much quieter as compared to traditional counterparts.
  • Cleaning and maintenance is fairly easy. 

2. Bosch Dishwasher

bosch dishwasher

The Bosch 13 Place Settings Dishwasher has become an irreplaceable part of our test kitchen. Not only does it reduce the manual effort and time needed, but all (dishwasher-safe) vessels come out sparkly clean!

  • This is a stand-alone model. 
  • There are six preset wash programs to choose from. 
  • Equipped with two racks, this kitchen appliance is ideal for a medium-sized family.
  • It is essential to place all cookware/serveware upside down. 
  • There are specific modes for smaller loads. 
  • It has a childproof lock.
  • This makes little to no noise when functioning.
  • We love how it only uses 17-20% water as compared to manually doing the dishes. 

3. AmazonBasics Induction Cooktop

amazon basics induction cooktop

Our Amazon Induction cooktop review is a result of various test preparations including everything from instant noodles to lavish curries. We recommend it for bachelors, nuclear families, smaller kitchens, etc

  • This is a lightweight and economical kitchen appliance.
  • The surface is made of Micro Crystal Glass.
  • The chord is long enough to plug the induction on a kitchen top/dining table. Thumbs up!
  • There are eight power settings and six cooking functions.
  • The heat indicator and fan are some commendable features. 
  • It draws a power of 1600 watts. 

4. Bajaj Two-Slice Pop-Up Toaster

Bajaj Toaster

This two-slice toaster by Bajaj gave us consistent, uniformly toasted slices of bread each time. We recommend this product for its compact size, easy functioning, and cleaning. 

  • This toaster draws a power of 750 watts.
  • The white surface is fit to suit most traditional and modern kitchen spaces.
  • It comes with a lid that makes storage easy.
  • It is equipped with a long chord. 
  • The buttons are exceptionally smooth. 
  • We love how consistent the results stayed after multiple uses. 

5. Solimo Saucepan

Amazon Solimo Triply Stainless Steel Saucepan Review

Easy cleaning, easy maintenance, here’s our experience with the Solimo stainless steel saucepan. For more details, check out this review that discusses an eight-week experience.  

  • This is induction and dishwasher-safe. 
  • The lid and saucepan are both made of stainless steel.
  • It has a 1 L capacity.
  • It is triply which ensures even heat distribution.
  • Though extra pressure was needed, all stains/marks came off reasonably easily.

Other Lucky Items To Buy On Dhanteras

  1. Broomsticks- Buying broomsticks on Dhanteras is considered lucky. It signifies the removal of all financial worries.
  2. Gold/Silver/Metals- Gold and silver are some of the most purchased items during this time of year. It is believed that investing in these precious metals brings more prosperity. We recommend investing in gold bars.
  3. Gomti Chakra- Used in Hindu Pujas, gomti chakras are known for their ability to bring success and protect from the evil eye.

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some interesting FAQs on things to purchase on Dhanteras.

1. Which things are good to buy on Dhanteras?

Items that have been recommended to be purchased culturally like utensils, metals, broomsticks must definitely be purchased on Dhanteras.

2. What should not be bought on dhanteras?

Items made of aluminum, sharp objects like knives, scissors must not be purchased on Dhanteras. It is also believed that an empty vessel should not be brought inside the house on this day. If you must, add some water or milk in it before entering.

3. When should I do my Dhanteras shopping?

A week before the festivities commence is a good time to start planning and shopping.

4. What are some of the useful tips for Dhanteras shopping?

Keep two things in mind before making any purchase – requirement and budget. If there are budget constraints, you can always shop for smaller quantities/sizes. Similarly, if you do not need the item, you can purchase a single unit.

Final Words

Dhanteras shopping is meant to be fun and uplift the festive spirit. Take it easy and remember- you always have the option to shop online if you’re pressed for time. 

We hope our list of auspicious items to buy during Dhanteras helps you. 

Aanchal Gera

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