A pressure cooker is one of the most important cooking utensils of kitchen. Cooking cannot be imagined without the use of a good quality pressure cooker. Different sizes and designs of cooker are available in market. Every pressure cooker is marked with best quality but still some of the points must be considered while purchasing a new one. Your safety is utmost important. The points which are needed to be checked for a good pressure cooker are as under:-
Safety valve: Your pressure cooker must be supplied with a good quality of safety valve. The securing portion of the valve must be made with lead so that in the condition of excessive pressure, the valve is blown away and danger avoided. This aspect should also be checked in any of the pressure cooker reviews.
Gasket: Lid of the cooker must be fitted with a appropriate quality and size of gasket otherwise your food will not cook in better manner. Leakage of gas will continue through the loose gasket and this will become more expensive. Extra LPG, extra time and deterioration of your pressure cooker lid too, so better to purchase a cooker with well fitted gasket.
Whistle: Whistle of your pressure cooker must be good and free in motion. In no case, the pillar of the whistle should have an obstacle in ups and downs otherwise your whistle will not move in suitable manner. This will consume additional LPG and time too. Food will also not be cooked in better manner.
Jointer: A good quality of jointer pillar must be in the cooker. This component joints lid and the body of your pressure cooker. After pouring the ingredient in the body of pressure cooker, you close the lid with body. The component which is used in connecting the lid and body is called “Jointer Pillar”. This should be of good quality. In case the same is ill fitted, you should not buy that cooker.
Maintenance of pressure cooker: Routine maintenance of pressure cooker is quite necessary. To avoid some incidents and explosions in the body, it is necessary that the whistle pillar of pressure cooker is cleaned regularly. Food waste through gas is layered upon the pillar and gathered there. The excessive deposition of the waste creates hampering in normal whistle action. It is better to clean the same so that any unforeseen incident or accident can be avoided. It is better to have some reviews of reputed companies so that your purchase is signified according to expenses and your requirement.