Unless your cabinets are have a very uneven surface, such as water damage, or extremely glossy like melamine, you shouldn't have to sand much. The key is to primer before you paint
The paint you're wondering about is called chalk paint. Click below for an article about how to use it and also a list of Pros & Cons. Wishing you the best.
How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets Without Sanding or Priming
Chalk paint, however it does not last in the kitchen, you would be better off lightly sanding, using a good stain blocking primer and then a good acrylic paint.
Chalk paint, and I love it! Charlene, it is so easy to use. Give it a try with a sample size jar, 8-16 oz. Paint any old board or picture frame to see if you like it. ☺️
Found the paint l was looking for it’s called Beyond Paint all in one.