Pressure cookers can be great for cooking and will provide you with the best quality food. However, when it comes to cleaning up the mess that has been acquired while cooking your favourite recipe, you might require a little assistance.
Cleaning up pots and pans can be very difficult when it comes to tough stains, burnt food and the worse one is stuck-on leftovers of the food left on the walls of the pressure cooker. When dealing with these kinds of stains you will need a good hand of cleaning to thank your kitchen appliances for being there while you cook.
How To Clean Aluminum Pressure Cooker?
Commonly cleaning a pressure cooker is not very difficult. However, sometimes people can forget the food left inside the pressure cooker for a longer duration than it was supposed to be. Burnt food might be a problem but a bigger problem is how to clean up burnt food on the pressure cooker. However, there are some easy ways and tips that you can use to clean your burnt pressure cooker without any hassle and worry. Whenever you are planning to clean your pressure cooker, always read the manual or guide book before the cleaning for all the specific instructions that are given.
You will require a few things to start cleaning your pressure cooker:
- A piece of cloth or a sponge (can be a used sponge)
- A dishcloth.
- Adequate water supply
- Any dishwashing liquid but it’s better to use a suitable one.
5 Steps To Clean A Pressure Cooker
- The first thing you have to do is fill your pressure cooker with warm water and the dishwashing liquid before cleaning. Leaving it for some time will let the leftover food soak up with the water and will be easier to be removed.
- Soak it up for about 1 or 2 hours.
- Now wash the pressure cooker with the hot water under the tap. You must also use a cloth or sponge and apply some washing liquid on either of them.
- After applying pressure with sponge or cloth you must rinse the pressure cooker under the tap
- Now remove the pressure cooker from the sink and pat dry by using a dishcloth. Using a dishcloth can help you make sure that there is no excess water left inside the pressure cooker. Leaving water in your pressure cooker can cause water stains.
Steps To Clean Aluminium Pressure Cooker
- You can add a solution of water and white vinegar inside your pressure cooker to let it soak up overnight and assist in removing grime.
- Make sure that you do not use vinegar for cleaning your aluminium pressure cooker repeatedly. Excessive use of vinegar causes staining in the metal.
- Rinse off the vinegar thoroughly once you are done cleaning as remnants of vinegar inside the pressure cooker can cause damage to the material.
- If you are not sure about using vinegar then you can also try it on a small patch of your pressure cooker to check if it causes any reaction or not.
- As an alternative to vinegar, you can also use baking soda solution and leave it overnight. You can clean this solution with the help of a sponge or cloth.
Hopefully, this blog helped you to clean your pressure cooker the easy way.