NON ELECTRICAL HOME EQUIPMENTS
The pressure cooker is so designed that food is
cooked approximately at 121oc, and the steam pressure of 15 1b. per
sq.metre is approximately maintained.
1. The use of a pressure cooker means a saving of fuel, time and energy of
Several dishes can be cooked in a shorter time.
As the cooking time is reduced, the loss of
nutrients is also reduced.
The need to stir the food continuously is
The food cooked in a pressure cooker will remain
warm for sometime and reheating may not be required.
The rubber gasket needs to be frequently
Any obstruction in the vent tube may cause the
pressure to build up without a means for the steam to escape and cause fire
The pressure cooker lid should remain locked and
the weight must not be removed from the cooker until the pressure has lowered
completely. Failure to do so may result in serious accidents.
The cooker must be cleaned with warm soapy water
or a cleaning agent after use.
The rubber gasket needs to be checked
periodically for cuts and cracks and replaced.
The weight, valve and safety valve need to be
checked to ensure safe operation.
The pan and lid must be wiped dry and put away