Pressure cookers are one tool any busy home cook would love to have in their kitchen cabinet. Not only does this versatile appliance turn raw food into a tender juicy dish, but also takes a huge chunk off the meal preparation time of meat, rice and pulses. From mouthwatering meat that falls off the ribs, to stew to braised meat, a pressure cooker can attain wonderful results in less than an hour.
Speed is one thing pressure cookers are better known for. But it is not the only advantage of these must-have kitchen apparatus– they can cook a variety of delicious meals in a more economical way. While there are hundreds of meals which are usually made in a cooker, we take you through a few mouth-watering oven dishes that can actually be made in a cooker.
Most people prefer an oven for preparing cakes.If you don’t have the luxury of an oven, a pressure cooker can back up as an oven to make yummy dry cakes. And all you have to do is put the pan with the batter on a separator and then close the lid without the whistle. Allow it to slow cook for about an hour and you have your yummy cake ready to be served.
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An oven-made chicken dish, Shawaya is everyone’s favorite item in cookout fare or other family gatherings. Cookers can actually make excellent Shawayas that can match or even beat the oven-made ones in yumminess. Place a marinated full chicken on a plate in a cooker without the whistle. Open the cooker lid after 45 minutes. Your Shawaya is ready to gorge on.
For the evening nibblers, crunchy cookies are great tea snacks that can be sweet, spicy and savory at the same time. But did you know you could really make cookies in your pressure cooker? All you have to do is to get the mixture ready and if you don’t know how to make one, dive into the culinary websites for a perfect recipe. Once the mixture is ready with the right ingredients, place heaped tablespoons of them on a tray inside a pressure cooker allowing room for spreading. Cook it for 30 minutes until it turns golden.
To make this dish on a pressure cooker,, you need to pour 4 cups of water in a pressure cooker. Mix it well with cocoa powder, milk, and vanilla powder. Whisk it to combine them properly before pulling the lid on it. Bake it on low heat until it is ready. Once ready to serve, try it with marshmallows or whipped cream.