Pressure cookers, either conventional or advanced ones, have become kitchen essentials. Almost every kitchen has pressure cookers. Besides being compact, pressure cookers have made cooking much easy and effortless for housewives. They cook several dishes in a pressure cooker without going through the hassle of doing all the hard work. When it comes to modern programmable pressure cookers, no appliance matches the level of Yedi pressure cookers.
It is a versatile kitchen appliance that has almost all the goodies and premium features. It doesn’t matter how good a device can be, it still has some issues. Just like other kitchen appliances, the Yedi pressure cooker shows some functioning issues as well that need your attention. Read on to know some common Yedi pressure cooker problems.
Yedi Pressure Cooker – Common Problems and Solutions
No doubt that Yedi is an exceptional, versatile, and programmable modern pressure cooker having multiple advanced features. But it still can still show some intermittent problems such as the jammed lid, steam leakage, damaged gasket, etc.
Let’s discuss some more in detail with solutions.
Here are some common Yedi pressure cooker problems with their fixes.
Problem 1: The Screen Appears Dead
As Yedi is a smart and programmable pressure cooker with an LED screen. The main issue with this pressure cooker is also the persistent dead screen which shows no notification and sign of action.
Don’t worry, all you need is to unplug the cord and plug it back in. Turn on your pressure cooker and it will eventually turn on the LED screen of your pressure cooker.
Problem 2: Worn Out or Damaged Gasket
Sometimes, the pressure cooker’s gasket wears off which immediately needs to be put back. Tighten up the loose gasket. If it doesn’t work, look for the damages around the gasket. Make sure to clean the gasket and its rim, both in cold water. Reinstall the gasket back.
A damaged and worn off gasket doesn’t let the pressure increase in the pot, neither does it produce enough steam for the food to be evenly cooked.
Problem 3: The Lid Is Jammed
At first, the jammed lid really scares you off as it doesn’t move at all and you are all confused standing in front of your pressure cooker. But it is quite easy to handle this issue.
Make sure to inspect the float valve, we also call it the pressure valve. It is a tiny metallic button beside the pressure release valve. Push that button-down if it has been pushed up. Your pressure cooker lid will only open if the button is dragged down. Otherwise, it will stay jammed.
In case, the mentioned solution doesn’t work, then have a look at the seal situated in the right direction. Make sure that seal is tucked nearby the edge of the lid.
After trying these, you wouldn’t have a jammed lid anymore.
Problem 4: The Vent Pipe Is Stuck
Another issue you might face with the Yedi pressure cooker is the food debris subsequently getting stuck into the vent pipe due to which the vapors escape too much from the pot.
Make sure to clean your vent pipe every now and then so this recurring issue doesn’t persist. Tap it slow and the food debris will fall off. Now your vent pipe isn’t stuck anymore.
Problem 5: There Isn’t Enough Water In The Pressure Cooker
Not having enough quantity of water in the pressure cooker wouldn’t let you make evenly cooked and timely made food. Make sure to add an adequate amount of water so the steam keeps producing inside the pot and the food you have in the pot has maximum pressure and steam.
You may add one extra cup of water regardless of the recipe you are making for even cooking results.
Problem 6: Extra Crisped Food With Unclean Bottom
When the bottom of your pressure cooker has an unclean layer of food debris, then the fresh food you cook will always come out over crisped and burnt. Moreover, such bottoms also disrupt the substantial steam production.
Make sure to keep your Yedi pressure cooker is clean. Also, have its float valves, gaskets, and vent pipe, with gasket’s rim checked from time to time to avoid intermittent pressure cooking problems.