Did you get a new instant pot for Christmas? Or bought it on a whim and have no idea where to start?
Then you, my friend, are in the right place!
Let me guide you through this!
What does an Instant Pot do?
Instant Pot is a Multi cooker where you can pressure cook, slow cook, saute, steam food in a very precise and safe manner.
This device is a ONE in ALL sort of a device.It can replace your stove top pressure cooker and your pan. In fact, you can make almost anything from popcorn to curries to rice to Cheesecake in it.
Is Instant Pot Worth It
Oh absolutely! A resounding 1000%.Coming from someone who has been using pressure cooker since I started cooking 15 years back, you have to believe it!
If you want to read more about it's use in an Indian kitchen, then read my post on instant pot for Indian cooking
The joy of dumping stuff and walking away.No kitchen gadget can do that more than this!
In my opinion it's the best thing to buy if you
- Meal Prep and Cook in bulk
- Have a Big Family
- Want to Cook more at home
- Reduce the time you spend in kitchen
Instant Pot Vs Pressure Cooker
Why should you replace your old trusty pressure cooker with instant pot?
Is instant pot better than my pressure cooker?Why should you buy an instant pot thats 3 times more costly than a stove top pressure cooker?
So let's get to it.
- Instant Pot is Safer than traditional Pressure cooker- There is no fear of it bursting if left unattended.
- Makes Minimal to No Noise
- No Baby Sitting
- Repeatable and Measurable
- Easier Quick Release
- The added benefits of - Keep warm function, Yogurt function, Rice function.
Instant Pot Vs Rice Cooker
Frankly, making Rice is just ONE of the things you can do in instant pot.There is just no comparison!
More Beginner Instant Pot Resources
Beginner Instant Pot Recipes
Here are some Beginner recipes for you.