How to clean pots and pans for gas stove effectively?

Cleaning utensils after every meal is a real hassle. The conventional cleaning includes soap, liquid, and dishwasher.

This typical cleaning procedure may be effective for induction cookwares. But when it comes to gas stove pots and pans, you need to be tricky.

Stale and messy utensils reflect one’s dingy personality and invite some unwelcome guests harmful to health.

This guide will provide you with some easy, at the same time, effective cleaning methods for your gas stove pots and pans. Stay with us till the end.

Why Gas stove pots and pans need extra care:

Before jumping into the main discussion, it is essential to know why you need to take extra care here. Let’s know some reasons:


The yellow tip of the gas stove flame causes a black mark on the pots and pans. To get the cooking job done fast, many of us keep the flame range at its highest level.

Therefore the direct yellow flame leaves the utensils with some unwanted black marks.


It would help if you weren’t wondering hearing the word ‘soot’ despite talking about gas stove pots and pans.

Spilling out oily materials and other food grains and pile up around the burner is a very common scenario in terms of a gas stove.

This piled deposits once come to the fire contact produces smokes, which later causes soot on your pan.

Greasy cooking surface

Gas stove pots and pans become more greasy and oily than other utensils used in different stovetops.

Gas stove pots require comparatively more oil to fry or cook foods. Besides, it also takes time to complete the cooking. Also, not all gas stove pots and pans come with a non-stick cooking surface.

So greasy cooking surface, along with burned-on food, becomes a challenge to clean effectively.

Top Methods to clean gas stop pots and pans:

Despite having the safest cookware for gas stoves, you are not safe if your cookwares are not germ and bacteria-free.

At this point, we will discuss t some effective cleaning methods, and surely they are not typical ones.

This hassle-free and easy methods will make you tension free in cleaning gas stove pots and pans.

Let’s know what they are:


We do take breaks to take another meal after having one. The duration we have for the next cooking is enough to get our utensils cleaned.

Soaking, however, is like an auto-cleaning procedure. All you need to do is making a mixture first.

Take a bowl and pour water in it.

Make sure the size of the bowl is big enough to give place for all the utensils. Also, add the amount of water that can make all the utensils fully immersed in it.

Then add some detergent in the water and soak the utensils in the mixture. After lunch, soak till evening and after dinner, soak them overnight.

Rinse the immersed with clean water, and you are done.

Lemon fresh cleaning

Most of the typical detergent and liquid contain artificial lemon flavor as opposed to natural citrus. Natural citrus, especially lemon, contains organic citric acid, which effectively kills germs and bacteria.

So, natural lemon-fresh cleaning is far better than the detergent and liquid available in the market.

Cut a lemon into four pieces and rub each one on the pots and pans. Leave the rubbed utensils for at least 2-3 hours. Rinse with clean water and see the magic.

Baking soda

Baking soda is another ingredient in our tally, which has a latent power for cleaning utensils.

Make a mixture with 3 part baking soda and 1 part water. Soak the utensils into the mix the way they get fully immersed.

Leave them 3-4 hours and then rinse with clean water. Finally, dry and store your super clean gas stoves, pots, and pans in the rack.

Instant cleaning with Coca-Cola

Knowing it sounds wired we guarantee you will look no further once you witnessed the magic.

Grease-on-baked, deep black spot, oily surface nothing is a challenge when you can afford Coca-Cola not to drink but for cleaning.

Yes, it is costly but extremely effective. Cleaning with Coca-Cola gives you an instant outcome. You can clean your gas stove pot and pans following two ways:


Heating is very effective when you want the cooking surface or the core of the utensils net and clean. Pour a 250ml Coca-Cola in your source pan or the pan. You get a deep burn spot. Place the pan on the burner and heat it with medium heat for at least 20 minutes.

Then scrub the core giving a little pressure, and rinse with cold water: Dry and store.


Mix one part water and 3 part Coca-Cola and put your utensil in the mixture. Leave the whole night and rinse with clean water in the morning.

Preserve some Vinegar

Vinegar is commonly used in making jams and jelly, but surprisingly it is a great cleaner.

Make a mixture of vinegar and water with the ratio 2:1. And soak the utensil into the mixture. This time you don’t have to wait too long. It is a matter of 1-2 hours.

After that, scrub way the black spot and greasy area, rinse with clean water, and you are done.

Final words

All these cleaning methods include organic and natural components. So there is no health risk to worry about.

Apply and examine yourself. Hope from now on; you are not much concerned about cleaning your gas stove pots and pans anymore.