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Last Updated : Jul 22,2019



प्रेशर कुकर - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Pressure Cooker recipes in Hindi)
પ્રેશર કૂકરમાં બનતિ રેસિપિ - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Pressure Cooker recipes in Gujarati)

449 Pressure Cooker Recipes, Pressure Cooker Vegetarian 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 include the pressure cooker as the highest priority item on the 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, pressure cooker helps you to steam cook food in a quick and convenient way, using less fuel while retaining the nutrients and flavors. Also, it minimizes the use of multiple vessels and reduces your work.

Pressure Cooker Vegetarian Recipes

Pav Bhaji
Pav Bhaji

Pressure cookers made of different material and different volumes by different brands are easily available in the market. Several recipes have been given in this section, which is 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, Pav Bhaji 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. You can make lots of Healthy Pressure Cooker Recipes.

Bharleli VaangiBharleli Vaangi

For beginners, learn how to make Basmati Rice in a pressure cooker or simply the brown rice and white rice & enjoy them hot and fresh with a dollop of ghee or a tempering of jeera. You can even relish them with a bowl of curd and dal/subzi. Working professionals can opt for quick sabzi recipes like Aloo Mutter, Bharleli Vaangi, Sai Bhaji, Tendli and Matki Subzi. In fact, anyone can cook them in no time using a pressure cooker after a tiring day. Enjoy them with roti or chapatti.

Punjabi delights like Pindi Chole, Dal Tadka, Pressure Cooker Naan can be prepared in a pressure cooker any time of the day; be it lunch or dinner and savored hot.

Pressure Cooker Indian Meals

Jowar and Vegetable KhichdiJowar and Vegetable Khichdi

One-pot meals like Matar Pulao, Masala Bhaat and Corn Methi Pulao require no prior cooking of rice and vegetables. Just a tempering, sautéing of vegetables and simply toss in the rice & vegetables along with a dash of Indian spices and tada! Your delicious meal is ready. Khichdi is perhaps the most popular, comforting and homely of rice dishes, enjoyed by Indians the world over. Make lip-smacking variants like Toovar Dal Ni Khichdi, Jowar and Vegetable Khichdi, Fada ni Khichdi quickly in a cooker and enjoy them with a bowl of kadhi.

Pressure Cooker Dessert Recipes

For dessert lovers and people who do not have an oven at home, try your hands on a basic Eggless Sooji Cake, Eggless Chocolate Cake or Eggless Vanilla Sponge Cake and surprise your friends and family. You can even top them with various frosting and make pretty cakes at home. Indian sweet treats like Lapsi, Quick Gajar ka Halwa and Paal Payasam which required slogging in the kitchen for hours can be made in a jiffy in a pressure cooker.

Check our collection of 449 Pressure Cooker recipes and enjoy them with your friends and family!

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Palak Toovar Dal (know Your Green Leafy Vegetables)
Recipe# 32768
16 May 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
A spicy spinach and lentil preparation that can be relished with steamed rice or rotis. Do not overcook this dal as the spinach tends to discolour quickly.
Laal Math Dal Fry ( Know Your Green Leafy Vegetables )
Recipe# 32793
16 May 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
This wholesome recipe can be prepared with any or many dals as per you choice, such as masoor, tuvar, etc. Savour hot with rice and ghee.
Methi Dal Dhokli ( Know Your Dals and Pulses)
Recipe# 32820
16 Apr 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Dhoklis, made with toovar dal need no introduction to those familiar with gujarati cuisine. This is a slightly modified variant of dhokli, to which i have added methi.
Tortilla Bake ( Know Your Dals and Pulses )
Recipe# 32838
16 May 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Wholesome and a filling recipe made using tortilla, vegetables, rajma and yummy white sauce. Serve this to your guest and all the praises.
Rajma Curry ( Know Your Dals and Pulses )
Recipe# 32840
16 May 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
A world-famous recipe from the kitchens of punjab, this is not just delicious but also wholesome and filling when served with chawal.
Plantain Errisery, Raw Banana Erissery
Recipe# 32850
20 Aug 13

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
The plantain (banana) is one of the most commonly grown vegetables along the coastal and richly-irrigated regions of India. This dish, made using the plantain is a part of the festive fare served on Onam and Pongal. It is very easy to ma ....
Quick Veg Broth  ( Pressure Cooker )
Recipe# 33340
16 Feb 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Quick veg broth, evening snack! considering the pressure cooker ensures reduction in nutrient loss of the ingredients in the soup it finds a place in the list of “healthy” tag.
Vegetable Barley Soup ( Pressure Cooker )
Recipe# 33343
16 Feb 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Vegetable barley soup, though not used in everyday cooking, barley is a great source of protein, iron and fibre and tastes good too, if cooked with flavourful ingredients as i have done in this broth. Pressure cooking retains these valuable nutrients. Add freshly squeezed lemon juice towards the en ....
Suva Masoor Dal ( Weight Loss After Pregnancy )
Recipe# 33047
20 Aug 09

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Suva masoor dal, a perfect combination with steaming rice, this low- cal spicy dal is perfect to get back to pre-pregnancy shape. Dill leaves and garlic add flavour and iron, turmeric is a well-known anti-bacterial agent, while masoor dal strengthens muscles which become weak after delivery.
Cream Of Asparagus Soup, Fresh Asparagus Soup
Recipe# 2113
22 Apr 16

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Juicy and succulent asparagus is a delicacy that Mother Nature confers on us in the vibrant spring season. If it has caught your attention too, and you are wondering how to cook it, here is a fabulous Cream of Asparagus Soup, which is sure to steal everybody’s heart with its aesthetic flavour and pa ....
Spinach and Baby Corn Soup (  Cooking Under 10 Minutes)
Recipe# 1725
21 Feb 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
While most people use baby corn commonly in snacks and subzis, they forget how well it fits into soups too. Spinach and baby corn soup features a nutritious combination of spinach, baby corn and onions cooked with ample milk too. This soup should have a rough texture, so work the blender for just ½ ....
Creamy Corn Coconut Soup
Recipe# 1568
30 Aug 14

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
The Creamy Corn Coconut Soup wins your heart with its simplicity and mellow, comforting mouth-feel. As easy as it can be, this soup just involves combining two ingredients together with salt and cooking for minimal time, but results in a magical experience that is sure to rejuvenate your senses.
Mexican Pita Pockets
Recipe# 3466
20 Aug 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Soft pita breads made with whole wheat flour and filled with a spicy Mexican bean filling that will help to keep the blood sugar levels in check. Served with salad and a delicious mint dressing which add a bouquet of tantalising flavours to this dish.
Lentil and Vegetable Broth
Recipe# 3530
20 Aug 11

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
A thick and creamy soup that's satiating and will also pamper your taste buds. The dal, tomatoes and onion based stock lends a creamy texture and the sautéed vegetables add that necessary crunch. Feel free to choose any fresh vegetables of your choice if cabbage or spinach are not your favourites. ....
Sweet Corn Soup
Recipe# 4115
16 May 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
An all time favourite! The delicate flavour of corn makes this soup a favourite of many people. The vegetable soup variation adds a lot more nutrients. Enjoy this soup plain or spiked with chillies in vinegar.
Sai Bhaji ( Subzi Recipe)
Recipe# 4358
16 May 13

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Although the Sai Bhaji features a combination of greens, the slightly sour taste of khatta bhaji is the highlight of this recipe. It contrasts beautifully with the other vegetables and chana dal, which help to accentuate the flavour of the khatta bhaji and balance it at the same time. Perked up with ....
Kadhai Chole
Recipe# 3571
26 Nov 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Chole, a traditional Punjabi dish, is usually made using a lot of fat. But this easy to make recipe is lower in calories and is just as tasty. The oil does not contribute much flavour, it is the spices that create this dish. Instead of bhature (deep fried puris) serve it with Nutritious Garlic Naans ....
Sundal ( Pressure Cooker )
Recipe# 33345
16 Feb 11

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Sundal, from beaches and parks to temples, sundal ( a mélange of kala chana, cocnut and spices) is ubiquitous in south india, especially tamilnadu! pressure cooking makes this recipe more easy and quick.
Pumpkin Kootu ( Pressure Cooker )
Recipe# 33371
16 Feb 11

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Pumpkin kootu, a ballet of vegetables and dal, this healthy combination cooked along with a coconut paste. Go for any choice of veggies such as white pumpkin, cabbage etc. You can top with tempering of oil, mustard seeds and curry leaves to give a refreshing feel to the kootu.
Paneer Kheer ( Pressure Cooker )
Recipe# 33372
16 Feb 11

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by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Paneer kheer, watch your kids lick off this delectable kheer from their bowls, up to the last drop! serve it hot right from the pressure cooker or refrigerate and serve chilled, as per your liking.
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