Ever wondered what to do with this instant pot trivet attachment you get ?Here is the 5 quick ways you can use the instantpot trivet.
Instantpot trivet Hack 1 :
When you want to make something like a similar Indian dal with some rice at the same time. Just add the lentil of your choice + some vegetables in the inner pot with some water and place the trivet and place a bowl of rice on top of the trivet and pressure cook at the same time.
In the above picture I’m making lauki (bottle gourd) in dal by placing the bottle gourd , lentil,salt and water then I have placed the instant pot trivet on top of it.
Now I have placed the rice bowl on top of the instant pot trivet. This instant pot will save you so much of time.
Instantpot trivet hack 2 :
Steaming vegetables using the trivet makes it easier and also avoids vegetables getting soggy especially rooted vegetables like potatoes, sweet potato, etc. Sometimes I use the trivet and place the potatoes on top of it to get perfect instant pot potatoes.
Instantpot trivet hack 3 :
This is my favorite trivet I bought on amazon.com. You can use this to make eggs in the instant pot but I’m being a vegetarian I use this for making potatoes without touching each other. I will write a recipe soon on how to boil potatoes or steam potatoes using this kind of trivet.
Instantpot trivet hack 4 :
This hack is useful when you want to make a dessert with jaggery (unrefined sugar) and milk. Jaggery and milk always curdle when mixed together. So in this Indian dessert recipe, I kept the chana dal in the inner pot of instant pot and placed the trivet and kept the jaggery with some water to make the dessert. If you want to try this chana dal kheer instant pot click here
Instantpot trivet hack 5
How about warming 2 different food at the time ? Yes you can do that as well.this is my fifth instant pot trivet hack you got to try.
I have my instant pot fried rice in the morning and had some leftover with some gravy. I used the inner pot with instantpot fried rice and the gravy placed on top of the trivet to reheat the food at the same time.
If you have some amazing instant pot hacks and want to share with others please leave in comments below.