Pressure Cookers: To Reduce Cooking Time And Ensure A Better Nutrient Retention

Pressure cookers are used in all Indian kitchens for quickly preparing simple, healthy, and delicious meals. With just a few whistles you can cook rice, dal, chickpeas, kidney beans, and many dishes in lesser time. These cookers are suitable for both large and small families

Pressure Cookers: To Reduce Cooking Time And Ensure A Better Nutrient Retention

Cooking in a pressure cooker saves both time and energy. Food cooked in cookers is high in Nutrients and vitamins, making meals healthier than those prepared in traditional pots and pans. This is because pressure cookers retain more nutrients than regular cookware. Pressure cookers can finish the cooking process about 30% faster than traditional methods. 

Before buying a pressure cooker you must check the capacity. Pressure cookers of 5 litres, 3 litres, and 2 litres are available depending upon your need. Cooking residues on the stovetop, walls and counters, are common when using standard stovetop pots. Steam and oils escape from open cookware and settle on these surfaces, requiring some cleanup after the meal has been cooked. A pressure cooker, on the other hand, has a tightly fitting lid that keeps any splashes or spatters from escaping the cooking vessel. This also eliminates the need for additional cleanup if there are any boilovers. Pressure cookers are typically available in 2-litre, litre, 3-litre, and 5-litre container combinations.

 

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Hawkins Pressure Cooker

 Rs 2149

Prestige Deluxe Pressure Cooker

 Rs 2198

Pigeon by Stovekraft  Pressure Cooker

 Rs 2198

Butterfly Curve Pressure Cooker

 Rs 1549

Pigeon Titanium Hard Anodized Aluminium Outer Lid Pressure Cooker

Prestige Apple DUO

 Rs 1945
  Rs 1960

 

 

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To help you choose the right pressure cookers, check out our top picks:

 


Hawkins Pressure Cooker


Hawkins pressure cooker is made with a hard anodised body and stainless steel lid. With 3 litres capacity, it is ideal to cook for 3-4 persons. The cooker body is given the proper curvature, which

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 has three advantages: food is easy to stir, helps prevent the food from sticking or burning and clean-up is an easy task. The cooker is sturdy and gives an easy grip to handle.  This also ensures the highest levels of hygiene and durability. The automatic Safety Valve is positioned so that, if activated, the steam and food are safely deflected downwards. Hawkins Pressure Cooker Price: Rs 2,149.


Prestige Deluxe Pressure Cooker


This Prestige Cooker comes with an induction base and a capacity of 2 litres. Made with premium quality stainless steel this pressure cooker gives an aesthetic look and long-lasting durability. The

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unique base, in addition to being compatible with induction cooktops, ensures even heat distribution with no hot spots. The features ensure safe and fast cooking. In case there is any blockage of the vent tube, the CGRS will release the steam from the cooktop making it safe for usage. Prestige Pressure Cooker Price: Rs 2,198.


Pigeon by Stovekraft  Pressure Cooker


If you are looking for a strong, sturdy and durable pressure cooker, this one from Pigeon will fit your need. The four-level security gives you safe cooking and prevents accidents. Besides saving time

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 and energy it helps to retain the nutrients present in food thus making any dish healthy. This 3-litre pressure cooker is made of superior quality virgin aluminium and comes with an ergonomic bakelite handle for ease of use. Pigeon Pressure Cooker Price: Rs 2,198.


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Butterfly Curve Pressure Cooker

Designed ergonomically and aesthetically this pressure cooker from Butterfly gives a perfect grip while cooking. This pressure cooker stainless steel is ideal for 3-4 members and reduces cooking

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 time. The safety feature is specially formulated of a food-grade rubber gasket for longer life and a gasket release system. The lock-down lid also means there will be fewer spills to deal with. The handle comes with a special lock arrangement for uni-directional rotation. Butterfly Pressure Cooker Price: Rs 1,549.


Pigeon Titanium Hard Anodized Aluminium Outer Lid Pressure Cooker

Pigeon Pressure Cooker comes with a specially designed ergonomic handle to ensure smooth handling, better grip and support. The sturdy and durable cooker is metal spoon-friendly, scratch-

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resistant, and corrosion-resistant. With a capacity of 5 litres, it is suitable for large families. Helping in saving energy this pressure cooker is durable and made of high-quality aluminium. Pigeon Pressure Cooker Price: Rs 1,945.


Prestige Apple DUO 


In order to prevent any spill and leakage this pressure cooker from Prestige is designed with a deep lid. The sturdy handles give a perfect grip while holding the cooker. You can use this pressure cooker


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on both gas and induction. The cute and elegant design makes preparing food easier and fast as it helps in cooking food 15% faster.  Prestige Pressure Cooker Price: Rs 1960.



Benefits of pressure cookers:


  • Reduce cooking time

  • Saves energy 

  • Preserve nutrients in food

  • Safe cooking

  • Less mess which means less cleaning


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Disclaimer: Jagran's journalists were not involved in the production of this article. The prices mentioned here are subject to change with respect to Amazon.


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