A new cooking opportunity!

A couple of years ago we bought one of these newfangled multi-function cooking pots – specifically, a Müeller Ultra Pot. But it was just a couple of months ago that I realized the incredible potential of this device, when I discovered this new cookbook from Urvashi Pitre, Indian Instant Pot. As many of you know, I love Indian food and have refined my ability to make a very small number of Indian dishes… but with this cookbook, and this cook pot, I could do a lot more. Read on to see what I’ve tried so far!

Although the product called Instant Pot© has been very trendy in the past few years, and this cookbook is specifically tailored to that product, we chose a higher-quality version from Müeller, and have been quite satisfied.

Using this pot and this cookbook I have thus far made the dishes pictured below, as well as Dal Makhani (no photo). All of them have been good to excellent, and I look forward to trying many more to come!

aloo jeera
chicken biryani (photographed after most of it was gone!)
palak paneer
channa masala (photograph from the cookbook)
masala dosa (the dosa batter, not the masala)
masala dosa, finished product 😉

Author: dfkotz

David Kotz is an outdoor enthusiast, traveller, husband, and father of three. He is also a Professor of Computer Science at Dartmouth College.

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