OTG as Cooking Help : Best Buying Guide

OTG is almost everyone as everyone loves eating grilled, baked, or roasted food. Using various appliances for baking, grilling, or roasting is tricky and cumbersome. The increasing amount of health problems is also a reason for people to prefer cooking at home rather than eating out.

An appliance that can help you prepare favourite baked or grilled dishes at home is the Oven Toaster and Griller. Considering the options available in the market, choosing an OTG can be a real tough task.

If you are planning to buy OTG, the buying guide is for you. You can even check some of them online at Amazon.in

Morphy Richards 18 RSS 18-Litre Stainless Steel Oven Toaster Grill

  • Capacity: 18 litres, Suitable for 2-3 people, Device Body Material: Stainless Steel
  • Cooking capability: Baking, Grilling, toasting
  • Warranty: 2 years
  • Wattage: 1380W
  • Includes Oven toaster grill, Baking tray, Crumb tray, Rotisserie rod set, Rotisserie tong, Wire rack, Tong

Bajaj 2200 TMSS 22-Litre OTG (Black)

  • Capacity: 22, Suitable for 4-5 people
  • Cooking capability: Baking, Grilling, toasting
  • Warranty: 1 year
  • Wattage: 1200W
  • Includes OTG, Cooking tray, Wire grill cum barbeque tray, 4 Skewer rods, Tong for cooking tray, Crumb tray, Extra long rotisserie skewer rod with 2 forks, Tong for rotisserie, 

Wonderchef Prato Digital OTG 30L

  • Full stainless steel housing and heating elements
  • Convecon mode for faster and uniform cooking and browning
  • Temperature control up to 230 degree Celsius
  • 60 minute mer with ready bell and stay on function
  • Easy to clean crumb tray to collect crumbs that fall off during baking/grilling
  • Heat-resistant tempered glass window
  • Equipped with rosserie funcon for ideal tandoori cooking

Borosil DIGIPRO 38L, Digital OTG, with Motorised Rotisserie and Convection, 1500W, 4 Stage Heat Selection, Black

  • Feather touch control
  • 6 preset menus
  • Functions include convection, rotisserie, grill, bake and toast
  • Convection function ensures faster and uniform heating
  • Motorized rotisserie for uniform grilling
  • Adjustable temperature control 60° – 230°c and Up to 90 time adjustment
  • Removable crumb tray for better cleaning and Illuminated chamber

Panasonic Oven Toaster Grill (38 L, Stainless Steel)

  • Model number nb-h3800 performance pre-set programming
  • Having 10 menus temperature setting70 – 230:
  • Power Supply 1800 w dimensions w x d x h (in.)535 X 424 x 270 mm

Borosil Prima 60 L OTG, with Motorised Rotisserie and Convection, 2000W, 12 Stage Heat Selection, Black

  • Convection function ensures faster and uniform heating
  • Motorized rotisserie for uniform grilling
  • Double Glass Door
  • 12 Stage heating options. Voltage: 230 V AC/50 Hz
  • Adjustable Temperature Control 90° – 250°C
  • 0-120 minutes mechanical timer
  • Power Indicator automatically turns on when the timer knob is set

Difference Between OTG Oven and Microwave Oven

Specification Microwave OvensOven Toaster & Griller (OTG)
Preparation Time Takes less time to cookTakes more time as it uses traditional heat waves
Pre-heating time Approximately 5 minutesApproximately 15 minutes
Power ConsumptionHigh Low
Baking Quality Average Ideal for baked foods
Maximum Capacity 32 litres 60 litres
Weight Very heavy Lightweight
Ideal for Reheating, defrosting, baking for beginnersProfessional bakers

Important Features of OTG


  • Consider the capacity of the OTG
  • Depending on the family size and purpose
  • Choose from 10/20/30L capacity of the OTG
  • Large-sized OTG
    • ideal for holding containers
    • needs more energy to operate


  • Different brands come with different warranties
  • Check the warranty of different brands
  • Make sure OTG has a more extended warranty period

Power Consumption

  • Power consumption of OTGs vary
  • More significant in size consume more power to operate
  • Check cooking needs before selecting an OTG
  • Don’t prepare a lot of baked items, choose a lower power consumption model


  • OTGs come with or without rotisserie function
  • Ideal for cooking meat
  • If vegetarian, buy OTG without the rotisserie
  • If you need an OTG with rotisserie, make sure it’s automatic


  • Check the usage of the product.
  • If OTG needed for cooking, go for a higher capacity appliance
  • If OTG needed for defrosting and heating, go for a smaller oven.


Control panel makes it easy to manage
Controls operations and functions of the oven
Depending on convenience, choose the following control panels:

  • Analog
    • Has mechanical switches along with knobs
    • Inexpensive
    • Long-lasting
  • Digital
    • Have digitally controlled pushbuttons
    • Have more accurate settings.


  • Higher capacity OTG is more expensive
  • Check the reviews to ensure to make the right decision.

Keep Warm Function

  • An advanced feature of ‘Keep Warm’ function
  • Helps in retaining the freshness and warmth of food
  • Ensures that you don’t need to reheat the food

Additional Attachments

  • OTGs come with other attachments
  • Makes cooking easy
  • Check whether the appliance has additional attachments like baking pan, detachable crumb tray, and skewer.

Auto Shut-Off Function

  • OTG comes with auto shut-off function
  • Saves from multiple trips to the kitchen
  • OTG oven turns off automatically when food cooked thoroughly

Last Few Words

OTG oven can make food that is made using a microwave. It can also make baked and grilled food with perfection. However make sure you check the critical points mentioned above before, to make sure you buy the right product.