- Unless cooking
khichidis, potatoes, etc. avoid cooking direct in the preure
cooker. Use the containers.
- Add a piece of
lemon peel to the pressure cooker water, to keep the cooker
from becoming black from use.
- Cover the
containers when cooking items like dal, rice, etc. to avoid
- When boiling rice
or dal over stove in excess water, use the extra water to make
dal, soup, etc. Use the rice starch water to starch clothes.
- Make extra
quantities of chilli or garlic or onion pastes and store in
freezer for quicker use.
- If the first time
does not give accurate results, try again making changes that
you may feel are required in your particular case.
- Never overload a
pressure cooker or add too much or too little water at the
base. Exploding or burning out are serious accidents.
- If rice is very
old, then soak for a longer time. However, the saying goes,
the older the rice, the richer the flavour.
- Always sieve any
flour before making dough, for hygiene as well as breaking any
lumps that may be present.