Cooking without an electric pressure cooker is actually like eating spaghetti without meatballs. Seriously, electric pressure cooker has made cooking so much easier for us that nothing else is more appealing. Resented for being unhealthy but it actually isn’t that bad. It retains like 70% of the nutrients. How good can it be? For beginners who are reading this, trust me, there are amazing recipes you should try with electric pressure cooking and which are given in detail in the follow up. Let me first inform you that this method takes up less of your time and also uses a little oil to cook. So, just keep following for some mouth-watering dishes.
- Jonagold apples
- Apple juice or water
- Ground cinnamon
- Peel the apples and quarter then accordingly.
- Place them in the pressure cooker along with apple juice, sugar and cinnamon and stir to combine them.
- After selecting high pressure, set the time for 4 minutes.
- After the beeping, quick release it to release the pressure.
- After a while stir the mixture until it reaches the desired form.
- Dried Beans
- Pinto beans
- Take the beans and look for small stones and get rid of them.
- Rinse them properly under water and then drain.
- Take the pressure cooker and put oil in to it, followed by the beans and water.
- Make sure to fill the pressure cooker up to the halfway mark and not above that.
- Now cook for 22-25 mins.
- For firm beans cook for the minimum time mentioned.
- For softer beans, cook for 2 extra minutes under high pressure.
- After the cooking is done, quick release to release the pressure.
- Put the beans under cold running water immediately after quick release.
- Boiled Eggs
- Half dozen large eggs
- 1 cup water
- Insert the steamer basket in the pressure cooker.
- Pour one cup of cold water into it.
- Add 6-7 eggs into it.
- Lock the lid properly and set the pressure to low. Eggs require low pressure to cook.
- There are different timings for different types of boiled eggs.
- If you want soft-boiled eggs, then set the timing to 3-4 minutes.
- If you want medium-sized eggs, then set the timing to 5-6 minutes.
- If you want hard-boiled eggs, then set the timing to 8-9 minutes.
- After the time is up, quick release the pressure and quickly put the eggs in an ice bath.
- Let them cool there for 5-10 minutes and then put them into refrigerator.
These recipes are quite simple as these have been especially composed for starters. But try these. You will get to k ow more about pressure cooking in stages. Later, you can try recipes like risotto and even beef. But for now, this is the best you should do. There is no need to overdo any of the steps, just go with flow. You will need certain attempts to master the art but you will reach there sooner. I hope it will be useful for those who try it. Go ahead. The time is now.