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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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Chick Pea Soup ( Soup Recipe)
Recipe# 33378
16 Feb 11

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Chick pea soup, hmm loose yourself in this luscious soup, which is flavoured luxuriously with spicy baharat powder and enriched with fragrant cardamom. The only pre-prep you need to do is soaking the chick peas.
Chakra Pongal (  Diabetic Recipe)
Recipe# 38232
29 Apr 13

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
A sweet dish made during most festivals in south india. Made using low-fat milk and sugar substitute… it finds place on an occasional treat menu for people with high blood sugar levels.
Sweet Potato and Spring Onion Soup
Recipe# 38776
25 Jan 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
The sweet potato and spring onion soup is much more than a flavourful appetiser. It is actually a sumptuous meal in its own right. Energy-giving and wholesome sweet potatoes are combined with aromatic spring onions in this delectable soup, which gathers its rich texture and mouth-feel from a cuppa o ....
Cauliflower, Cabbage and Tomato Clear Soup
Recipe# 38859
16 Dec 08

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Try this unique soup, which combines protein and fibre rich lima beans with a horde of vitamin-rich veggies into a delectable, comforting and filling soup. In the preparation of this cauliflower, cabbage and tomato clear soup, we have retained and used the water in which the lima beans was cooked, n ....
Carrot and Bottle Gourd Soup with Rice and Cheese Balls
Recipe# 39134
28 Jan 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
The carrot and bottle gourd soup with rice and cheese balls is as exotic as a soup can be! this wholesome soup of carrot, bottle gourd and potatoes is quite sumptuous and can served as an appetiser or in a larger bowl as a snack in its own right. That said, the innovative twist to this soup lies in ....
Masaledar Chana, Toovar and Green Moong Dal
Recipe# 39163
05 Jul 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Chana, toovar and green moong dal is a protein-rich combination of dals prepared in an authentic indian style, with aromatic spices and powders. This is something you can cook every day, as it is neither rich nor fat-laden, but provides a good nutrient boost with dietary fibre and b-complex vitamins ....
Brown Rice ( Pressure Cooker Method)
Recipe# 39929
06 Jun 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Many health-conscious people are beginning to replace white rice with brown rice in several recipes, to benefit from its additional nutrition and fibre content. Here is how you can cook Brown Rice perfectly usin ....
Gongura Chutney, Ambada Chutney, Andhra Style Pachdi
Recipe# 41979
04 May 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Gongura is one of the most famous greens used in Andhra Pradesh. It has a unique flavour that is naturally tangy and slightly tart – just perfect to make a tongue-tickling chutney. Gongura leaves are cooked with spices and flavour-enhancing ingredients like tomatoes and garlic and then blended i ....
Kambu Sadam
Recipe# 42524
09 Apr 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Age-old wisdom passed down the ages, Kambu Sadham is a healthy main course recipe of South India. Many a grandparent claims it to be the secret of their good health! Indeed, a substitute for rice, the Kambu Sadham is
Havmor Style Chhole
Recipe# 39914
05 Apr 19

 
 by Swapnil Thakkar
All Gujarati people are fond of havmor restaurants Chhole puri! I am going to describe almost the same recipe as theirs, please enjoy cooking and leave me feedback.
Easy Tomato Soup
Recipe# 13672
25 Mar 19

 
 by tukush
The all time favorite tomato soup is now made simple and quick to prepare with this easy tomato soup recipe. The thick, tangy and healthy tomato soup is best enjoyed with Toasted Croutons and a dash of coriander leaves.
Recipe# 38980
20 Aug 18

 
 
by damyantiben
Pressure cooked hard durum wheat pasta like penne pasta, spaghetti, butterfly pasta are more fluffier, tender and hence easy to digest and also saves time and fuel.
Pressure Cooker Chocolate Cake
Recipe# 31229
28 Mar 16

 
 
by renuka.nichkaode
If u do not have margarine, you can use unsalted butter for the same. This is a simple and full-proof recipe to get a perfect chocolate sponge cake. Must try this pressure cooker cake its yummy.
Recipe# 9921
11 Aug 15

 
 by ritha_kulkarni
Masaledar Khichdi, just perfect to satisfy your taste buds and hunger too. Rice and moong dal with a tempering of mustard seeds and curry leaves, pepped up with the flavours of ground condiments like black pepper, cloves, cinnamon and coriander seeds is pressure cooked, resulting in an aromatic, fla ....
Recipe# 10750
23 Aug 15

 
 
by kamalasrinivas
No reviews
Simple, easy and delicious capsicum rice with chopped capsicum and ground spice powder. The capsicum rice is a nice variation to the good old pulao or chawal recipe. Tastes fantastic when served with papad and raita.
Recipe# 11284
11 Aug 15

 
 by ragi
No reviews
Dalia upma is a nutritious alternative to the regular upma. You will love its hearty, warm aroma and the delightful, grainy taste. Seasoned with mustard seeds, and cumin seeds and garnished with lemon juice, this dish is very satiating. You can have it for breakfast or as a meal by itself.
Sarson ka Saag (  Subzi)
Recipe# 13871
04 Dec 15

 
 
by vinodsharma
No reviews
Simply follow the steps here and recreate the favorite sarson ka saag at home and enjoy it with makke ki roti (breads made from maize flour). The sarson ka saag is prepared from mustard greens and taste heavenly with dollops of butter added on the top.
Recipe# 13924
25 Nov 01

 
 by gachopra
No reviews
Tasty and nutritious accompaniment to any meal, bean salad is laden with the goodness of beans like rajmah and sprouts and the fiber content of vegetables.
Recipe# 14249
03 Sep 12

 
 by npm
No reviews
A popular comforting food among indians, the vegetable khichdi is basically a rice and lentil based preparation with added vegetables and spices. Enjoy the subtly spiced vegetable khichdi with raita and roasted papad.
Recipe# 14669
28 Jan 02

 
 by v.devyani
No reviews
Enriched with the goodness of kidney beans or rajmah, the Kidney bean soup is great in texture and taste,. The beans are boiled and then blended with tomato puree and celery and then served hot with croutons.
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