How to Use & Clean Induction Cooker

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Cooking anywhere with Induction Cooker makes mealtime Easier with Faster & Quicker heat, Soft control, and easy cleanup.

Follow these tips to handle Induction Cooker properly:

Tips 1:

Choose the Right Pans with some Iron in the bottom. Copper Or Aluminum alone does not work on an induction stove because of the elements of magnetic and electrical properties.

Cast iron pans and black metal will work on an Induction Cooking surface area.

Also, the question like in your mind, Can nonstick pans be used on an induction?

The answer is Yes, nonstick, magnetic base pans work fine on an induction cooker. They may be safer to use with induction than gas heat.

induction cooker pan

To check your pan for Iron, Simple thing you have do put the magnet on the bottom of the pan. If pans contain Iron in it, a magnet will quick-stick on it.   

Tips 2:

Induction Cookers can run a wide range of temperatures, and they take very little time to boil than their electric or gas counterparts. In addition, the cooktop surface stays cool, so you don’t have to worry about burning your hand.
The temperature in the induction cooker or cooktops can reach up to a maximum of 550+F if it is high-temperature silicon rubber. But generally, the temperature in induction cooktops ranges from 100F to 500F.

Its heat resistant (up to at least 700°C or 1300°F), capable of surviving sudden temperature changes, and highly energy-efficient (carrying over 80 percent of the heat from the induction coil underneath it to the cooking pan above).

Cooking with Induction cooker

Following are the Induction Cooker setting & temperatures for cooking function:

No. Setting  Temperatures For Cooking Function
Warm Low 100°F (37°C) Warming
Warm Low 110°F (43°C) Rendering chocolate
1 Low 150°F (65°C) Pasteurizing, slow cooking
2 Medium-Low 180°F (82°C) Simmering stocks, fondue, melting cheese, sauces
3 Medium-Low 210°F (99°C) Waterless cooking jellies, vegetables, baking and jams
4 Medium 240°F (116C°) Sauté, boil steaming, roasting
5 Medium 270°F (132°C) Potatoes, pancakes, eggs, and crepes
6 Medium-High 300°F (150°C) Sauté seafood and vegetables
6 or 7 Medium-High 330°F (166°C) Stir fry, saute beef, poultry, and pork
7 Medium-High 360°F (182°C) Deep fry in oil; fritter, chicken, donuts, fries
8 High 390°F (199°C) Pasta, popcorn
9 High 420°F (216°C) Pan broil chops, steals, and chickens
10 High 450°F (232°C) Quick searing and browning  meats before roasting
Sear Max-Sear 575°F (302°C) Max blacken, sear
Grilling Temperatures
HEAT: TEMPERATURE: TIME:
Medium Low 300 degrees F 8-10 seconds
Medium 350 degrees F 6-7 seconds
Medium-High 400-450 degrees F 4-5 seconds
High 500-650 degrees F 1-2 seconds

With accurate cooking temperature, induction cooking can create great-tasting meals, wholesome without giving up enzymes, vitamins, and minerals. Moreover, the methods that you will learn may capture thoroughly the good-tasting flavors we want in our meals.

Tips: For Safety

An induction cooker uses an electromagnetic current, you must use magnetic cookware. If you don’t, no heat will be produced. Although there may be some questions about exposure to electromagnetic fields, overall, induction cooking is very safe.

Induction cooktops, like other electric cooking elements, avoid combustion and gas lines, so are inherently safer than gas burners. But induction cooktops go further, dropping a piece of paper on a cooktop that’s on can’t cause a fire.

Induction Cooker Cleaning tips:

Make it a point to clean and store away the induction when not in use. Clean dry and place a cover over it. Place it in an area that is easily reachable and away from heavy items that can fall by accident on it. After cooking is over, do not leave the cookware on the cooktop surface.
Do not keep it in a cluttered area and too near the edge of the slab or workspace. Make it a point to clean and store away the induction when not in use. Clean dry and place a cover over it. Place it in an area that is easily reachable and away from heavy items that can fall by accident on it.

Induction cooker cleaning

 

When the cooktop cools down then use a damp sponge to wipe off any cooking spills.

Drop cooktop cleaner over the cooktop and rub the top with a paper towel until the surface is clean.

Use a dry cloth to wipe off the cleaner from the cooktop surface.

Things to remember:
  • Never move a pan back and forth over the burner
  • Only use pots and pans with smooth bottoms while cooking on a glass top.
  • Periodically scrub the bottoms of your pans
  • Clean spills as soon as they’re cool enough to safely wipe away
  • Avoid contact between your glass cooktop and aluminum foil

 

To know more about the Induction Cooker or Cooktop Also read the article 5 Best Induction Cooktop in India

 

 

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