Caramel Rice Payasam ~ Caramel Rice Pudding

Payasam is a pudding prepared with vermicelli, rice, broken wheat or tapioca. What is called payasam in South India is kheer in North India. Caramel rice payasam is rice pudding cooked in caramel and milk. I bookmarked the recipe when Vaishali posted it over a year ago and made it right away to post it […]

Toor Dal Khichdi in Pressure Cooker

Khichdi is a one pot preparation with lentils and rice. Lentils used vary from toor dal, chana dal, moong dal to masoor. Today’s recipe is toor dal khichdi with vegetables. This is a filling one pot dish and a one pot meal. This recipe serves one, hence a recipe that falls under ‘cooking for one’ […]

Choco Flan ~ Impossible Cake ~ Mexican Flan Cake in a Pressure Cooker

Choco flan, also known as the impossible cake is a Mexican flan cake. It is usually baked in an oven in a water bath for about an hour. I found a pressure cooker recipe and the pictures were very tempting to ignore. The cake is usually prepared in a tube pan or an angel food […]

Eggless Chocolate Cake in a Pressure Cooker

For the third day of the marathon, I have a cake baked in a pressure cooker. I had actually planned on pressure cooker caramel pudding but the recipe I was counting on failed me. I tried another recipe which was up to par but was not totally convinced it was worthy of putting it on […]

Potato Kurma ~ Curry in a Pressure Cooker

For the second day of this 3 day marathon, I have a very simple kurma or curry cooked in a pressure cooker. At my home, both at my in-laws and at my parents, shorva is very common curry (gravy) unlike the kurmas. Shorva is a gravy curry, not very thick, not very thin and more […]

Vegetable Pulao ~ Bagara in a Pressure Cooker

I use my pressure cooker(s) on a regular basic, at least two – three times a week, if not every day. I use it mostly for cooking lentils & legumes, goat meat and once in a while to cook bottle gourd. Although bottle gourd looks tender, at times it takes longer to cook and in […]

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