How to clean a mixer grinder: tips and suggestions

Mixer grinder, also known as mixies in India, can be found in almost all households around the world.  Mixer Grinder is a very commonly used kitchen appliances and life without a mixer grinder is unimaginable. These appliances help us with various tasks in the kitchen. But like any other appliance, you must regularly maintain and clean the mixers to ensure uninterrupted use. If you are not sure how to clean a mixer grinder, this article will be very useful for you. Here are some tips to help you learn how to clean a mixer grinder:

how to clean a mixer grinder

1. Use lemon peels to clean a mixer

Lemon peel is one of the best ways to clean a mixer grinder at home. To do this, you only need lemon peel, so extract all the juice from a lemon and then use the peel. Now clean both the lid and the jar with the lemon to remove the pungent smell. Cleaning mixer grinder with lemon peel also removes small particles. Let it sit for 15 minutes and then wash it properly with clean water.

2. Use vinegar for stains

Vinegar can be used to remove stains that remain on the mixer due to long use. Pour a solution of 2 tablespoons of vinegar and some water into the mixer jar and grind it for about 2 seconds. You will now have a clean mixer grinder. If the grinder is still dirty, grind once again.

3. Use baking powder

Baking soda can also be used to clean a mixer grinder. A paste of baking soda and some water helps not only to clean the mixie but also removes the smell from inside the jar. All you have to do is apply the paste of baking Soda and Water to the mixer and jar and leave it for 15 minutes. After that wash the container with clean water.

4. Use alcohol to clean a mixer

Alcohol is one of the best cleaning agents to clean a mixer grinder. If you want your mixer grinder to look like new you should use alcohol. Make a solution of alcohol and water and let it sit for 10 minutes. Now rinse it with clean water to get a shiny new, odor-free mixer grinder.

5. Use liquid detergent

Take about a drop or two of liquid detergent and drop it into the mixer jar with a little water. Grind this solution in the mixer for about 2 seconds and then clean the container well with clean water. This method also helps in properly cleaning a mixer and can be used regularly.

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Step by Step Guide how to clean a wet mixer grinder

Step 1: Pour some water into the wet grinder and turn it on for a while before switching off. To prevent the water from splashing all around the kitchen cover the grinder with a plate.

Step 2: Now pull the plug out of the socket and remove the holder

Step 3: Remove the drum and roller stone’s assembly from the wet grinder to clean it properly. [ Note: Drum of a tiltable wet grinders are not removable so it is advisable to clean them with damp cloth only ]  

Step 4: Scrub out the smudges with a brush or cloth. Damp cloth should only be used for the drum and roller blocks and outer parts. Don’t use a wet cloth to clean inside of a wet grinder.

Step 5: Wipe the motor clean with a dry cloth. Make sure that there are no water drops on it.

Step 6: If you can access the belt, make sure you top up and lubricate enough oil occasionally.

Step 7: reassemble the entire setup and run a test run to verify this.

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It is recommended to clean and maintain your mixer grinder regularly to avoid any problem. We hope that this article would help you get rid of all the stains and smudges from your mixer Grinder. If you have any suggestion or would like to add something please comment below.

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