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Pressure Cooker recipes
The Pressure Cooker is like a magic wand. The Indian housewife often feels crippled without a pressure cooker. Often, we families relocating to other countries including the pressure cooker as the highest priority item on their packing list! This magic utensil is a steel pan, covered in an airtight way with a lid having a rubber gasket. On top of the lid, there is an opening that is sealed with a special stopper (commonly called as ‘weight’ or ‘whistle’) that retains steam inside the vessel for a while, allowing it to release slowly in a controlled and safe fashion. In short, it helps you to steam cook food in a quick and convenient way, using less fuel.
Pressure cookers made of different material, of different volumes and different brands are easily available in the market. Several recipes have been given in this section, which are adapted to be cooked directly in a pressure cooker to save time. Try your hand at dishes like the Aloo Gobhi Pulao, Panchratni Dal, Sai Bhaji, Maa ki Dal and Oondhiya made using the pressure cooker. You will be surprised to know that you can even make awesome desserts like the Chocolate Pudding using this handy cooker.
18 Mar 16
Achari Chana Pulao, Pickled Kabuli Chana Pulao by Tarla Dalal
For those who love the complex interplay of spices in pickles, this Pulao will be a dream come true. Rice, fortified with kabuli chana, is perked up with an interesting assortment of spices ranging from nigella and fenugreek to fennel seeds and black cardamoms, along with some readymade spice powder ....
16 Feb 11
Aloo Gobhi Pulao ( Pressure Cooker ) by Tarla Dalal
Aloo gobhi pulao, we have tweaked the common aloo gobhi recipe, to enhance it into a complete meal. Bite- sized cauliflower florets and potatoes are combined with rice and cooked together in the pressure cooker.
16 Feb 11
Aloo Mutter, Aloo Matar Pressure Cooker Recipe by Tarla Dalal
Aloo mutter, one of the quickest vegetables to prepare, it will come to your rescue whenever you are pressed for time! tomato puree gives a nice, evenly coated texture to this subzi.
14 Dec 15
Apple and Carrot Soup with Potatoes ( Baby and Toddler ) by Tarla Dalal
Fancier than porridges and single-fruit stews, this Apple and Carrot Soup with Potatoes is a dish that will introduce your child to more exciting flavours and textures.
Rich in energy and vitamin A, this soup is a meal which will make the baby feel satisfied for some time.
As your baby a ....
13 Feb 16
Arhar ki Dal with Spinach, Punjabi Toovar Aur Palak ki Dal by Tarla Dalal
A spectacular preparation where a simple tovar dal combined with spinach that enhances the appearance and flavour of the dish.
This mildly spiced recipe is a storehouse of nutrients since the dal is rich in proteins where as the spinach is a rich source of calcium. Arhar ki Dal with Spinach sh ....
20 Sep 14
Badshahi Khichdi by Tarla Dalal
While the word khichdi normally brings to mind a homely and simple meal, here is a royal version that proves the mettle of our humble khichdi. A dal-rice combo cooked with everyday spices is topped with a flavourful potato vegetable and a layer of tempered curds. Served piping hot, the Badshahi Khic ....
11 Apr 14
Bajra Khichdi ( Protein and Iron Rich Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
This is a traditional Rajasthani recipe that we discovered is an excellent source of protein, iron, folic acid and fibre. Its creamy consistency and mild flavours make it a good recipe to have especially in the preconception period and first trimester. But I’m sure you will enjoy it all through your ....
10 Oct 14
Bajra, Whole Moong and Green Pea Khichdi by Tarla Dalal
You must have heard of Bajra Khichdi, a famous Rajasthani delicacy. While that is a wholesome dish, here is something even more nourishing, fortified with more healthy stuff like whole moong, green peas and tomatoes. These not only add more crunch and tang to the khichdi, but also add more fibre, ir ....
20 Aug 13
26 Nov 12
Barley and Corn Salad by Tarla Dalal
Here's an easy way to have a healthy accompaniment to your main course. Barley has been used to enhance the fibre content and sweet corn gives a crispy texture to the salad. The red and yellow capsicum and spring onions add colour to the dish and make it extremely appealing to the eye.
05 Nov 15
Barley and Moong Dal Khichdi by Tarla Dalal
Life can be tough without comforting khichdi to keep you company! One of the homeliest of meals, khichdi is satiating and soothing to the palate.
Here’s an innovative twist, we have used fibre-rich barley to make this khichdi. A good replacement for rice, barley combines very well with moong d ....
14 Dec 15
Barley Water ( Baby and Toddler ) by Tarla Dalal
Barley is a protein-rich cereal that will do wonders for your baby. This nutritious weaning food is also easy and simple to make and will not take up too much of your time during this busy and stressful timeframe, when your baby demands a lot of your attention.
You can start with plain Barley ....
01 Jan 01
Barrito by Tarla Dalal
A tasty and filling dish.
23 Aug 11
Bean and Tomato Soup ( Low Cholesterol) by Tarla Dalal
Protein from black beans as well antioxidants, vitamin A from tomatoes and vitamin C from capsicum, all together work towards maintaining the cells and the lining of the arteries in good health.
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