Cooking in a pressure cooker Kashi – Tips and tricks


The appearance of a pressure cooker in the kitchen cooking for simplified many mistresses. Often, the pressure cooker is becoming a young mother with a view to the preparation of wholesome food for their children, as well as to save time. Pressure cooker ready meals due to high pressure inside the pot, cooking, as the name of the device is very fast.

Advantages over conventional pressure cooker pot are clear: first of all it saves time spent on the preparation of any dish, also have dishes cooked in a pressure cooker, noted more intense and bright taste
.  Since foods are steamed, and for a short time, they retained the maximum possible amount of vitamins and minerals
.  The pan is sealed pressure cooker, cover tightly attaches to the pan, which provides high pressure during cooking, high pressure makes it possible to increase the boiling point and the porridge is cooked at a high temperature
.  Cover the pressure cooker is equipped with two valves, which allow the couple to leave and normalizing pressure to the pot did not break
.  And if the principle of the pressure cooker is clear, try to figure out how to cook with its use
.  Cook in a pressure cooker can be vegetable, meat and other specialties
.  Take, for example, cooking porridge in a pressure cooker

Tips for cooking porridge in a pressure cooker:

  • Ingredients should fill the pan no more than three-quarters of the total, to exclude the possibility of clogging the valve pressure cooker;
  • pressure cooker lid must be closed without gaps and distortions;
  • the amount of liquid when cooking is necessary to consider in advance, because it can not be topped in the process of cooking;
  • if in the process of cooking ingredients should be added at different times, first need to remove the pressure cooker from heat, cool it in cold water to release the steam, and then open the lid and add the required products.

Recipes porridge in a pressure cooker.

Rice porridge with milk in a pressure cooker

  To prepare rice porridge will need:

  • 125 grams of rice
  • 1 liter of milk
  • 2 tbsp. l. sugar
  • 1 h. L. salt.

Before cooking porridge, rice should be rinsed with cold water. Then you need to add up all the ingredients in a saucepan pressure cooker, pressure cooker wall above the milk must be greased with butter. Next you need to select "Porridge", in his absence – the mode of "Soup", if you can not select the mode you need to cook porridge for about 20 minutes. In order to diversify the rice porridge, into the pot, you can add vanilla bean or vanilla sugar, raisins.

Barley porridge in a pressure cooker

  For the preparation of barley porridge need:

  • 1 cup barley groats
  • 400 ml of water or milk optionally
  • 40 g butter
  • salt – to taste

Croup should be washed in cold water, put in a saucepan, add water or milk and salt. A pan with the ingredients should be placed in a pressure cooker, a pre-poured into it 200 ml of water and place over high heat. When you hear the hiss of the fire should be abated, and continue to cook porridge for 10 minutes. Before serving in the finished porridge can add the butter.

Barley porridge in a pressure cooker

  For the preparation of barley porridge need:

  • 1 cup pearl barley,
  • 300 ml of milk or water – optional
  • 40 g of butter,
  • salt – to taste.

Croup should be washed in cold water, put in a pressure cooker and cover with water or milk, then you need to add butter and salt croup. Porridge need to cook on high heat until he heard the hiss and then need to subtract the fire and boil for 15 minutes.

Bon Appetit!