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15-Minute Easy Recipes You Can Cook in a Pressure Cooker

You can save a lot of time by cooking a variety of dishes in pressure cookers. Try out easy pressure cooker recipes that you can cook and serve in no time to guests who pay a surprise visit to your house.  

Don’t underestimate a pressure cooker’s capability. Make the most of your pressure cooker by attempting new things.Here are some easy pressure cooker recipes that you can prepare at home in only 15 minutes. Buy pressure cookers at best prices in Better Home Appliances.

1. Quick Potato Salad

Eating salads with your meals is important because they help you digest your food better and make you feel less heavy after eating. 

This pressure-cooker potato salad is a one-pot recipe. To make a potato salad in your pressure cooker, simply add peeled and diced potatoes in a steamer basket with eggs on top. Cook at high pressure for 8 to 10 minutes, then slowly release the pressure. 

While the potatoes are cooking, combine the dressing in a serving or storage bowl. Mix in the eggs and potatoes after they have cooled, then chill the mixture until you’re ready to serve.

2. Creamy Pasta

Creamy chicken pasta can be made in a pressure cooker, making it an easy meal to serve when you have visitors over for dinner.

First, preheat your pressure cooker and add some butter. Once the butter has melted, add some garlic and cook it for a few minutes until it turns golden brown. In another pot, boil the pasta as per the time required. 

After that, add the vegetables of your choice to the pressure cooker and sauté them for around 4-5 minutes. You can pick any vegetable you like, including zucchini, bell peppers, mushrooms, and broccoli.

Add the cooked pasta and cream to the pressure cooker once the vegetables are finished cooking. After giving it a good swirl, cover the pot. Seal the lid and cook under high pressure for 5 minutes.

Once the pasta has finished cooking, carefully reduce the pressure and stir in extra cream. It will become even more creamy and tasty as a result.

To give your pasta an extra burst of flavor, garnish it with some freshly grated parmesan cheese, basil, and black pepper.

Your creamy chicken pasta is now ready to be served. Your dinner guests will surely love the creamy and flavorful taste.

3. Butter Chicken

If you enjoy tasty food, nothing can be better than cooking pressure-cooked butter chicken. Picture you’re enjoying juicy butter chicken with rice bowls and spicy chutneys? Are you already drooling? Let’s check out an easy chicken pressure cooker recipe.

To make butter chicken in a classic pressure cooker, melt butter in the cooker over medium heat. Add the minced onion and cook for 5 to 7 minutes, or until golden. To enhance the taste add grated ginger and garlic paste. 

The onion mixture should then be thoroughly mixed with garam masala, cumin, coriander, and turmeric. 

Finally, add the marinated chicken to the pressure cooker and thoroughly coat it with the spice mixture. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Sauté the chicken for 2 to 3 minutes, or until just lightly browned.

Stir well after adding smashed tomatoes to the pressure cooker. Lock the lid in place by closing it. Cook for 8–10 minutes at high heat.

Release the pressure in the pressure cooker gradually when the chicken has finished cooking. Let it simmer for a few more minutes, or until the sauce is the right consistency for you. Garnish the chicken with fresh cilantro and serve it with some fluffy rice or soft naan bread.

4. Aloo Matar

You can eat aloo matar with almost everything. Try it with rice, or puri, you can never go wrong with the aloo matar recipe. 

To begin making this dish in a pressure cooker, sauté finely chopped onions and garlic paste until golden brown. This will give your food a good base flavor.

Then, add matar (peas) and tomato puree to the mixture. Your potatoes will taste richer by adding these ingredients. Include finely chopped potatoes into the mixture. Add some cream to your dish if you prefer it creamy.

Toss the potatoes into the mixture and cook for about 5 minutes. The flavors will blend together bringing out a rich flavor. After that, close the pressure cooker cover and leave the potatoes to cook in medium heat for another 10 minutes.

You can add cashew nuts and cream in your dish to make it look fancy,  restaurant-style. As an alternative, you may add some fresh cilantro as a garnish.

Serve the potatoes hot and savor their flavor once they have been cooked to your preference. It’s the ideal dish to quickly satisfy your hunger.

5. Mexican Green Rice

f you are bored eating the same plain rice every day, then here is an easy pressure cooker recipe to make rice in a new way using avocados. 

This recipe for Mexican green rice is quite easy to make and is a fun way to add extra flavor to your rice.

To prepare this wonderful Mexican green rice, combine the rice and chicken broth in a pressure cooker. Stir until the rice is evenly coated in the water. 

Next, the rice should be cooked for 3 to 4 minutes under high heat. After about 10 minutes, wait for the pressure to release naturally before manually releasing the remaining pressure by pulling the pressure regulator. This will help to ensure that the rice is perfectly cooked.

After removing the pressure cooker’s lid, fluff the rice with a fork and allow it to cool a little before serving. Make the avocado cream while the rice is cooling. Simply combine the avocado, cilantro, and green salsa in a blender and process until the mixture is smooth and resembles sour cream.

Then, mix the rice and avocado cream together thoroughly. Make sure to mix everything well so that the avocado cream is evenly distributed throughout the rice. Season it with salt and pepper and devour it right away. 

6. Eggless Brownie

You surely enjoy having dessert after a wholesome meal. While most desserts are made in an oven, many households don’t have an oven in their home. Did you know that you can prepare this delicious dessert in a pressure cooker? Here is an easy eggless brownie recipe that you can try to cook in a pressure cooker. 

In a bowl, first combine all-purpose flour, baking soda, baking powder, and unsweetened cocoa powder. Mix well after adding the sugar. Combine vegetable oil, milk, and vanilla extract in another bowl. Grease a baking tray that fits inside the pressure cooker with oil and pour the batter into it, spreading it evenly. 

Now, cover the baking tray with aluminum foil and set up a trivet inside the pressure cooker with 1 to 1/2 cups of water. Gently place the baking tray onto the trivet, securely close the pressure cooker lid, and cook on high heat for 10-15 minutes. Once done, allow the pressure to release naturally, then take out the baking tin and let the brownies cool down entirely. Cut them into squares, and serve eggless brownies made using a traditional pressure cooker.

To make your indulgence even better, pair the brownies with your preferred ice cream. It will definitely take scrumptious delight to the next level.
So, now you can cook these easy pressure cooker recipes that take less than 15 minutes. No more will you have to worry about preparing a quick and tasty meal for guests that pay a surprise visit or have to worry about preparing a dinner after a long day’s work. Buy pressure cookers in Nepal at Better Home Appliances and explore the tasty culinary world.

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