A great addition to your outdoor cooking experience! This outdoor pressure pot makes your cooking fun and easy. Food is cooked in less time while with no nutrient loss. Great for overlanding, camping or backyard cooking.
Q. How can I use Afghan Kazan pressure cooker?
A .The pressure cooker can be used in many ways:
Like a pot. Without a lid, mixing food with water, on fire or charcoal.
As a pan for frying and stewing. Pour oil into the bottom after warming up, with or without a lid, over high heat. Like a pressure cooker. With a tightly screwed lid over medium heat, with the addition of water or in your own juice.
Like a pot. With or without a lid, over low heat or charcoal without adding water until the effect of baked meat / vegetables.
In addition, you can combine several methods in one dish. For example, first fry the onions and meat, add spices, add water, toss the vegetables and bring to cook under a lid over low heat.
Q. Can I use the Camp Pot on an open fire?
A. Yes. The pot can be used on open wood fire. The pot is all durable, thick metal and can be set directly on the flame and coals.
Q. Does the Camp Pot work at high altitude?
A. Yes, the pot works great at higher altitudes where the boiling point is lower. The pressure raises the boiling point higher than normal cooking methods and prevents undercooking
Q. Will I be able to stir the food in the pot?
A. Yes and No, once the lid is sealed and the pot is placed on a heat source, the lid cannot be removed. You can however remove the pot from the heat source and roll the pot around to stir and mix the food.
Q. Can I convert my favorite conventional recipes for use in a pressure cooker?
A. Yes. The easiest way to convert a recipe is to find a pressure cooker recipe that is similar. If that is not possible, a good rule of thumb to follow is to decrease the cooking time of your recipe by two thirds. For example, if your ordinary cooking method requires 45 minutes, the pressure cooker cooking time will be approximately 15 minutes. Remember to document your results so you can perfect your timing. Because there is very little evaporation in a pressure cooker, the amount of liquid should also be reduced. Generally, use about 1 cup more than you’ll desire in the finished dish. Remember, however, that there must always be some liquid in the pressure cooker to form the necessary steam.
Q. Can cooking liquids other than water be used in a pressure cooker?
A. Yes. Wine, beer, bouillon, and fruit or vegetable juices all make excellent cooking liquids in a pressure cooker. You’re only limited by your imagination!
Q. Will flavors blend together if I cook several foods at the same time in the pressure cooker?
A. Flavors of foods are blended when they are cooked in the same liquid.
Q. Can I use my pressure cooker on all types of ranges?
A. Yes, our pressure cookers will work on gas, electric coil, campfire and ceramic glass ranges.
Q. What do I do if the food is not completely done after the recommended cooking time?
A. Simply bring the pressure cooker back up to pressure and cook the food for little longer.
Q. Is it necessary to brown meat and poultry before pressure cooking?
A. No, however, browning adds a rich, robust flavor to a recipe. It is recommended in many instances to enhance the flavor, but it is not necessary if time is short.
Q. what is the difference between the models SB and NR and M?
A. The NR and SB are the same shape , the finish is just different the M is a little more squat, has a little pot belly
Q.Is there a difference in the size of the opening between the models with the same size of volume?
A No openings are all same on the same quart measurements
Q. What is the diameter of the opening?
A. eg. M size 4.8 is 5.5” NR 9 is about 6.5"
Q. When the size is stated as 4.8 or 7.4 quart, is that the entire volume or is this the 2/3 that is the recommended maximum amount of ingredients?
A. It’s max amount the pot can hold so the food capacity for the 4.9 would be approx. 2.3 quarts
Q. Is the flat base the same size on all the models?
A. All same quart sizes have same size base. the NR 9 base is about 8” the M4.8 approx. 5.3”
Q. Would the model M heat up a little faster due to it being wider? More surface area exposed to flames of a campfire for example.
A. Possibly but not enough to make it noteworthy
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4.9-quart (4.7 liters) – good for 2 people
7.4-quart (7 liters) - good for 3 people
9-quart (8.5 liters) - good for 4-6 people
10-quart (9.5 liters) - good for 5-7 people
12.5-quart (11.8 liters) - good for 6-8 people
15-quart (14.2 liters) - good for 8-10 people
4.8-quart (4.5 liters) good for 2 people
6.5-quart (6.2 liters) good for 3 people
9 -quart (8.5 liters) good for 4-6 people
11.8-quart (11.2 liters) good for 5-7 people
13.7-quart (13 liters) good for 7-9 people
The difference between the models is just the design as they all work the same.
All 3 models have the same gaskets and the same thickness in the walls.
Variations:- Model SB is fully painted in black.- Model NR has the same identical shape as the SB model and it's only painted 1/3 at the top.- The bottom part on NR models will get dark after putting in a campfire while cooking, but it is easy to clean with a sponge. Also as NR models are not painted on the bottom there will be no damage to the paint in comparison to the SB model.
if you use the " Afghan Pressure Cooker " a lot on the campfire, Model M is similar to Model NR as it is half painted but it has a little different shape.
The " Model M " is lower and wider at the base, which is a more " Heat Efficient Design ". It also allows for Cooking Larger Pieces of Meat over a wider interior Space to Cook: ( As An Example ) i.e.: Whole Chicken ( Horizontally ), Duck / Quail / Rabbit / Small Whole Fish.
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