A pressure cooker is one of the most loved kitchen equipment. If you take out your pressure cooker only to make dals, you need to know that a pressure cooker can be used to make almost everything and also that it speeds up the cooking time considerably. We’ll show you how to use your pressure cooker in the best way. Check out our amazing pressure cooker recipes for treats like chocolate cake and caramel custard and dishes like a rich meat curry that will totally justify the purchase of a pressure cooker.
1. Chocolate Cake in a Pressure Cooker
Don’t have an oven? No problem! You can bake this delicious and moist chocolate cake in your pressure cooker. The method is similar to that of using an oven. Make the batter and put it on a baking tin. Place the baking tin in a pressure cooker (do not add any water), close the lid and let it cook for about 30 minutes on low flame. Here’s the complete recipe was given by Chef Niru Gupta.
You can bake this delicious and moist chocolate cake in your pressure cooker.
2. Caramel Custard in a Pressure Cooker
Think it’s hard to put together a perfect caramel custard? Well, this recipe is for you. One of our users, Huda Shaikh, has shared this great recipe to make caramel custard in a pressure cooker. Put the batter in a heat-proof mold and place it on top of a steel cup inside the pressure cooker. Fill some water in the cooker but make sure that the level remains below the custard mold. Seal the pressure cooker and let it steam for about 20 minutes.
This is a great recipe to make caramel custard in a pressure cooker.
3. Chicken Soup in a Pressure Cooker
Chicken soup is perhaps the most comforting meal that you can enjoy on a nippy day. For this recipe, you will need 2 tablespoons of olive oil, 1 chicken breast, 1 cups chicken stock, ½ onion diced, 3-4 cloves of garlic, ½ cup green lentils, some herbs for seasoning and salt and pepper to taste. You can also add a cup of dark leafy greens to make the soup wholesome. Heat some oil in the pressure cooker and saute the onions and garlic until slightly brown. Now, add the lentils, chicken and all the other ingredients and cover it with stock. Make sure you use enough stock. Close the lid and let it cook on high heat for about 10 minutes and then on low heat for another 10 minutes. Once done, remove the shred the chicken meat from the bone and add it to the soup. Stir it a bit and serve hot.
Chicken soup is perhaps the most comforting meal.
4. Eggless Vanilla Cake in a Pressure Cooker
If you’re a vegetarian, try this recipe of an eggless vanilla cake made in a pressure cooker. The process remains the same as the way you make a chocolate cake in a pressure cooker above. This recipe uses yogurt and water as a substitute for eggs. The result is a sweet treat that you can enjoy tea. Here’s the recipe shared by Chef Niru Gupta.
5. Maas Kolhapuri
A Maharashtrian delicacy, Maas Kolhapuri is a rich and meaty curry perfect for feeding a crowd and serving at a dinner party. This recipe has been shared by Chef Kishore D. Reddy and is an absolute stunner packed with the flavors of aromatic spices like cinnamon, clove, and cardamom.
A Maharashtrian delicacy, Maas Kolhapuri is a rich and meaty curry.
Have you ever tried to make anything interesting in a pressure cooker? We’d love to hear.