Many of us when we buy instant pot for the time the question that comes to our mind what should i cook first ? I’m not used to it. Will it burst ? will it burn ? Will my house explode ? .The answer is ‘No’.Even i was scared when i used my instant pot for the first time .All i did is just followed the instruction in manual and did the water test.It was successful and what is the next recipe did i make ?Here are some of Instant Pot Beginners Tips
I was all excited like you to try many recipes but at the same time i want to take it slow and get a hang of it .So i decided to get some of my basics right which in-turn gave me more confidence to try and recreate more recipes.Here i’m sharing some of the basics you can try to become a pro.
- Do the water test.
- Always make sure there is a water the main pot when you cook in Pot in pot method (PIP).
- Begin with steaming vegetables ,then to rice,bean,curry etc.For steaming time refer the book.It gives you a clear table.
- To avoid burnt food make sure you add enough water/liquid to the inner pot.
- You can set timer for cooking and leave the IP on and go out and come and eat a freshly cooked meal.Make sure the vent is in sealed position and water on the inner pot (PIP method).
Hope this tips would be useful for some of you.If you have any questions feel free to comment below .I will answer from my experience.