Except for cleaning itself, pressure cookers can do (and cook) almost everything. It’s important to know how to clean your favorite item if you want it to last a long time. These suggestions are for you if you have an electric pressure cooker. Learn how to clean this incredible gadget carefully.


Electric Pressure Cookers: How to Clean Them

Keep in mind that this cleaning method involves the use of vinegar, which may harm stone surfaces. So, if you have a stone countertop, make sure you clean your stove on something else. Dishwasher-safe inserts are available for several pressure cookers. Always read the manufacturer’s directions before doing anything.

Here’s how to manually clean your pressure cooker. After each usage, remember to clean and wash! • 3 microfiber cloths • 1 microfiber sponge

  • 1 splash bottle of distilled white vinegar
  • Warm water
  • Dishwashing liquid
  • A toothbrush or a little clean brush

1 Before cleaning an electric pressure cooker, make sure it is unplugged. Remove the pot and inserts.

2 Remove any food that has clung to the exterior of the cooker using the brush.

3 Wipe off the exterior of the pressure cooker with a clean microfiber towel sprayed lightly with vinegar.

4 Use a clean microfiber towel to dry.

5 Use dishwashing solutions and warm water to clean your pressure cooker lid, inserts, and pot in the sink.

6 Using a microfiber towel, dry the lid and any other portions of the cooker. Allow for a few minutes of air drying.

Thorough Cleaning

You should thoroughly clean your pressure cooker once in a while. The frequency with which you should do this is determined on the sort of food you generally make and the frequency with which you use it.

  • Dishwashing liquid that is mild
  • Warm water  Microfiber cloths
  • A shallow pan
  • Distilled white vinegar
  1. Clean the exterior of your cooker, including the inserts, lid, and pot, as described above.
  2. Fill your kitchen sink halfway with hot water and a few drops of dishwashing detergent.
  3. Carefully remove the float valve and wash it in the sink by hand.
  4. Dry the valve completely with a dry microfiber towel before replacing it. Make that the float valve can move up and down freely.
  5. Remove the anti-block shield from the lid of the cooker, but leave the steam valve in place. Simply clean the steam valve with a microfiber cloth. Clean the anti-block shield and replace it.
  6. Remove the sealing ring from the electric pressure cooker.
  7. Examine the ring to ensure it is in good condition and still fits snugly. Replace it if it seems to be damaged or loose. For the stove to function correctly, the sealing ring must be complete and solid.
  8. Pour enough vinegar into the shallow pan to cover the electric pressure cooker’s sealing ring.
  9. Insert the sealing ring and set aside for about five minutes.
  10. Wash the ring in the dishwasher with warm water after removing it from the vinegar.
  11. Allow the ring to completely dry before reinstalling it. Ensure that it is securely fastened.

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