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Last Updated : May 12,2020



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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Carrot and Coriander Soup
Recipe# 37602
15 Jan 19

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by Tarla Dalal
Sweet carrot and peppy coriander come together to make a sensational soup that is sure to sweep you off your feet! This zero-oil soup totals a mere 28 calories, and is a wise choice for weight-watchers. On the other hand, this easy-to-make soup is loaded with vitamin A. Carrot and coriander fu ....
Pav Bhaji ( Pressure Cooking )
Recipe# 33334
16 Feb 11

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by Tarla Dalal
Mumbai’s all-time favourite street food is now so much more easier to prepare, with our handy kitchen helper – the pressure cooker! Temper, sauté, pressure cook, that’s all there is to preparing a delicious bhaji to accompany fresh, butter-toasted pav buns. Served with onions and wedges of lemon, th ....
Pressure Cooker Naan, Naan with Yeast
Recipe# 226
01 Mar 17

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Naan is an Indian bread that is famous all over the world. While authentic naan is made in a clay oven or tandoor, this recipe lets you replicate the same taste and texture using a pressure cooker, a handy utensil that almost every Indian kitchen has! The Pressure Cooker Naan is a typical exampl ....
Golden Broth, Thick Carrot and Potato Soup
Recipe# 2954
20 Aug 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This is one of my all-time favourite soup recipe which is also very nutritive as it is rich in vitamin A, fibre and protein. Instead of fried starters, this "sunny" soup is just perfect for a pre-dinner appetizer.
Aloo Gobhi Ka Pulao
Recipe# 22374
13 Mar 17

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 by Tarla Dalal
A homely and simple dish that is sure to satiate you, the Aloo Gobhi ka Pulao is fortified with loads of stomach-friendly veggies. This mildly-flavoured pulao uses minimal spices so as not to irritate your stomach. Even if you have acidity problems, you can enjoy this dish occasionally when you ....
Pressure Cooker Veg Pulao, Veg Pulao in Pressure Cooker
Recipe# 1745
21 Mar 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
Veg Pulao in Pressure Cooker | Pressure cooker Veg Pulao | quick vegetable pulao | with 14 amazing images. quick vegetable pulao is actually Veg Pulao in Pressure Cooker ....
Masala Toovar Dal, Maharashtrian Gravy
Recipe# 32819
16 May 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Not very spicy but super tasty, the Masala Toovar Dal is a homely Maharashtrian dish that goes very well with roti or steamed rice . Here, cooked t ....
Vaingya Ambot, South Indian Brinjal Dal
Recipe# 41435
24 May 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Vaingya Ambot is a tongue-tickling preparation of brinjals, cooked with tamarind and dal. Tamarind together with a paste of coconut and red-chillies gives this dish a wonderfully tangy and spicy flavour. A dash of spice powders and a tempering of mustard seeds and asafetida add to the taste and ....
Dal Moghlai ( Low Cholesterol Recipe)
Recipe# 5292
06 Oct 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
If you wish to pamper yourself, there is no better way than to cook yourself some luxuriant Moghlai food! Moghlai cuisine is generally quite rich, with abundant use of spices and dairy products like ghee, cream and butter. However, we have ....
Khatta Meetha Chana Chaat ( Paneer Snacks )
Recipe# 32953
11 Jan 09

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Sweet and sour, chatpata chaat! neither kids nor elders can resist this! now, isn't this a smart way to include protein and calcium rich kabuli chana and paneer, which might otherwise not seem too enticing?
Dhansak Dal, Veg Dhansak Recipe
Recipe# 3579
26 Dec 18

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by Tarla Dalal
A traditional parsi dish usually prepared on sundays for a family meal. As the name says, dhansak is an interesting combination of dals (dhan) and vegetables (saak) perked with loads of spices to make it a mouth-watering dish. Being cooked only with 1 teaspoon of oil this is a really healthier ....
Dal Chenchki
Recipe# 41362
05 Jan 17

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A very interesting way of preparing dal, learnt from the Bengalis, the Dal Chenchki has a really mouth-watering flavour and appetizing aroma. Typically, most Bengali dishes are tempered with a mix of seeds including mustard, fenugreek and nigella. The Dal Chenchki too derives much of its flavour ....
Bulgur Wheat and Paneer Pulao  ( Baby and Toddler)
Recipe# 3083
08 May 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
bulgur wheat paneer pulao for kids, toddlers recipe | healthy dalia paneer pulao for kids | vegetable dalia pulao for 1 year old | how to make dalia pulao for kids, toddlers | with 14 amazing ....
Chatpata Popcorn ( Tiffin Treats)
Recipe# 40348
02 Oct 15

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Name a kid who doesn’t like popcorn! This evergreen kids’ favourite is now made more snazzy by the addition of turmeric and chilli powder along with chaat masala too. A vibrantly-coloured and attractively-flavoured treat, the Chatpata Popcorn is sure to be loved by kids on any occasion, be it at a p ....
Mixed Sprouts Soup
Recipe# 41334
08 Feb 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The Mixed Sprouts Soup is a simple but tasty Indian-style soup, which makes it fun to include sprouts in your diet! With chopped onions, garlic and a tinge of black pepper, it has a comforting flavour and luscious mouth-feel. The abundant fibre in sprouts will also benefit you on the health ....
Caramel Popcorn
Recipe# 41330
05 Apr 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Nothing like a bucket of Caramel Popcorn to munch on when watching a movie or chatting with friends. A crunchy treat with the delightfully rich aroma and taste of caramel, this popcorn recipe is much-loved by kids and adults. This popcorn is meant to be sweet, but just add a pinch of salt, which ....
Gujarati Toovar Dal
Recipe# 40697
10 Apr 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
A satiating dal with an interesting sweet, little spicy and tangy flavour, the Gujarati Toovar Dal is a homely dish that will remind you of mom any time, any where! A tempering of whole spices adds a lot of punch to this dal recipe, while tomatoes add enough tang and jaggery imparts a pleasant sweet ....
Refried Beans, Mexican Veg Refried Beans
Recipe# 1271
16 May 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
If the word re-fried gives you a scare, worry not, this famous Mexican dish is not refried at all! ‘Re’ in Mexican simply means ‘very’ or ‘thoroughly’, so this dish is simply a sumptuous preparation of cooked beans S ....
Green Pea Skin Soup
Recipe# 1348
27 Oct 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A creamy soup with no cream! The Green Pea Skin Soup is a deliciously unique soup made with the skin and the pods of green peas, cooked with milk and onions. When you open the cooker after the required whistles, it might seem like the milk has curdled, but worry not, that is the way it is supposed t ....
Carrot and Spinach Soup (  Home Remedies)
Recipe# 37306
05 Nov 15

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 by Tarla Dalal
A sumptuous soup that reflects the freshness of its ingredients, the Carrot and Spinach Soup presents the complementary flavours of carrots and spinach, perked up further with ingredients like onions and pepper. The method of adding some of the ingredients like onions and spinach in sautéed fo ....
Doodhiya Kheech
Recipe# 3920
19 Apr 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This dish is very popular in Udaipur from where it is said to have originated. Its texture is similar to that of rabdi although wheat is used to thicken this dessert. "Kheech" refers to a "mashed texture" that is almost like porridge. As wheat and milk are rejuvenating foods that provide plenty ....
Toovar Dal and Mixed Vegetable Masala Khichdi
Recipe# 38453
10 Apr 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Delicious masala-stuffed vegetables, rice and dal are carefully cooked together in this one of a kind recipe. A great one dish meal, Toovar Dal and Mixed Vegetable Masala Khichdi when served with buttermilk, also makes a fabulous potluck lunch.
Beetroot Carrot Soup for Babies and Toddlers
Recipe# 3054
05 Apr 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
beetroot carrot soup for babies and toddlers | carrot beetroot soup for babies | carrot beetroot soup for kids | beetroot and carrot soup for babies | with 14 look and do images. Brightly-c ....
Garlicky Lentil Dip
Recipe# 22722
04 Feb 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Quick-to-cook tender red lentils absorb the deep garlic flavour in this dip, which is pepped up with a dose of lemon juice, a subtle infusion of cumin, and a blast of chilli powder. To enjoy some snappy fun, serve the pungent Garlicky Lentil Dip with bread sticks.
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