I frequently have to crush ingredients almost every day. This isn’t always an easy task, especially, without the right tools. That why I always have the best Mortar and Pestles for my kitchen. Mortar and pestles come in different sizes, designs, and colors. That’s why picking the best one is a daunting affair.
Unless you want to take a dud home, ensure that you consider the following factors before picking any mortar and pestles:
- The size:
Don’t go for something which can’t hold enough spices. Get the right size for great results.
- The price:
The price has to be reasonable and affordable although not extremely cheap because that could mean low quality.
- The material:
The material has to be incredible. Go for something like granite or stainless steel material.
Here are our best picks for the best mortar and pestles that you can consider :
Table of Items list
- 10. Single Quality Marble Mortar And Pestle 5″ Inch Diameter White
- 9. 3S Stainless Steel Spice Grinder / Mortar and Pestle Set
- 8. Sagler mortar and pestle set Marble Grey 3.75 inches diameter
- 7. ChefSofi Mortar and Pestle Set – Unpolished Heavy Granite
- 6. Savisto Premium Solid Granite Pestle and Mortar – Large 15.5cm Diameter
- 5. RSVP White Marble Mortar and Pestle
- 4. Greenco Marble Mortar and Pestle, 3.75″, White/Gray
- 3. JAMIE OLIVER Mortar and Pestle, Unpolished Granite, 6 Inch
- 2. IMUSA USA MEXI-2011M Granite Molcajete 8-Inch, Gray
- 1. Bekith Brushed Stainless Steel Mortar and Pestle / Spice Grinder / Molcajete
10. Single Quality Marble Mortar And Pestle 5″ Inch Diameter White
This is one of the best mortar and pestles on the market. It’s made using 100% marble solid for ultimate durability and great performance. The unique color patterns comprising of white with gray and black stripes make it quite attractive while the great size makes this mortar and pestles perfect for daily use. The pestle length of 5.5 inches makes it extremely convenient.More Info / Buy on Amazon
- It’s perfect for grinding as well as crushing herbs and spices.
- It’s food safe and doesn’t leave chalk which could contaminate the food.
9. 3S Stainless Steel Spice Grinder / Mortar and Pestle Set
On the 9th position, we have this stainless steel spice grinder which is a set of mortar and pestles. The heavy duty stainless steel construction makes perfect and highly durable. With zero stains and powerful crushing, grinding and pounding, this set is easily washable with a soft towel or fabric. Given the versatile design, it can be used with spices, herbs or even making of salsas, pico de gallo and guacamole.More Info / Buy on Amazon
- This is a multifunctional set which can be used for grinding, pounding orb even crushing spices and herbs.
- It’s fitted with a rubber ring on the base to prevent sliding and also protect the countertops or tables.
8. Sagler mortar and pestle set Marble Grey 3.75 inches diameter
Introducing a stellar combination of affordability, quality, and performance, this is another impressive mortar and pestles set which guarantees great results. With a 100% satisfaction guarantee, this mortar and pestles can be used to crush spices, herbs, foods or even pills effortlessly. The easy to clean and attractive design makes this set a must-have for any kitchen.More Info / Buy on Amazon
- The mortar and pestles are recommended for hand washing.
- They come in perfect dimensions for convenient use.
7. ChefSofi Mortar and Pestle Set – Unpolished Heavy Granite
ChefSofi mortar and pestles set is something I have been using for decades. This is a must-have for any kitchen to be complete. The set has been used for decades for grinding, pounding and crushing powdered herbs and dry spices effectively and adequately. What’s more, this traditional manual grinding set ensures that every spice and ingredient retains their original aroma and flavor.More Info / Buy on Amazon
- It boasts a versatile design which makes it ideal for various applications including pulverizing nuts, ginger roots or seeds.
- It’s designed with convenience in mind for effortless use.
6. Savisto Premium Solid Granite Pestle and Mortar – Large 15.5cm Diameter
Savisto is a premium quality and 100% genuine solid granite mortar and pestles set. The non-absorbing nature of solid granite ensures that you prepare and extract oils and liquids from spices and herbs without fear of contamination. This way, you’re able to prepare your favorite meals without losing their original aroma and tastes.More Info / Buy on Amazon
- It boasts a contemporary and rustic design which is ideal for professional and home use.
- It comes in a versatile design making it ideal for grinding, crushing and pounding.
5. RSVP White Marble Mortar and Pestle
RSVP mortar and pestles set is a beautiful set of all apparatus required to grind spices, herbs, pills or grains completely and conveniently. The ideal dimensions of the bowl, mortar and the pestles make operations easier than ever before. If you want to prepare your meals like a pro, then grab this mortar and pestles.More Info / Buy on Amazon
- It’s made using solid marble with varying patterns.
- The grinding end of the pestle and the interior of the mortar are unpolished for optimum grinding.
4. Greenco Marble Mortar and Pestle, 3.75″, White/Gray
Greenco Marble mortar and pestles set is another great product on the menu this year. It’s designed to crush herbs, pills, and spices to every last bit. The entire set is constructed using top grade white marble giving it a beautiful and attractive finish. It features gray accents which add to the glamorous appearance making this mortar and pestles set worth every penny.More Info / Buy on Amazon
- It boasts unpolished and fully natural interior for excellent grinding results.
- All you need to clean it is a damp cloth for wiping.
3. JAMIE OLIVER Mortar and Pestle, Unpolished Granite, 6 Inch
Jamie Oliver mortar and pestles for the kitchen is another set you need to add to your cart. The granite material used in the mortar and the pestles offers quick and almost-instant crushing of all spices, pills, and herbs. The thick walls and base offer adequate resistance to breaking while the generous two-cup capacity makes the set perfect for various uses.More Info / Buy on Amazon
- It boasts unpolished mortar interior and pestle’s grinding end for ultimate grinding results.
- You don’t need soap to clean it; you only rinse with water.
2. IMUSA USA MEXI-2011M Granite Molcajete 8-Inch, Gray
On the 2nd tier position, we have the IMUSA granite mortar and pestles set which is another great product on the market. There’re several reasons why I placed it in the 2nd position. First, the beautiful design makes it great for kitchen or table. Secondly, it boasts an unpolished mortar interior for excellent grinding results.More Info / Buy on Amazon
- It’s a beautiful serving piece which spices up interior décor.
- It’s extremely versatile and can be used to prepare spices, dips, salsas or guacamole.
1. Bekith Brushed Stainless Steel Mortar and Pestle / Spice Grinder / Molcajete
Finally, featuring a double stainless steel construction, this Bekith brushed mortar and pestles set wraps up our list of the top 10 best mortar and pestles for the kitchen. The heavy duty construction gives decades of great service while its functional design which boasts a non-skid base makes it convenient and ideal for countertop use.More Info / Buy on Amazon
- It’s copyright-protected.
- It boasts a clean, easy to clean and eco-friendly construction.
If you frequently have to crush, pound or grind spices while cooking, be sure to pick one of the mortar and pestles listed above. Having used several, I can recommend them for anyone who wants to have excellent results.