The diet consciousness is leading us to opt more of raw and steamed food rather than the fried. Steamed food is like a food with the goodness intact and cooked with the help of hot water steam. It is known to be one of the healthiest methods of cooking food as it helps in retaining the nutrients, vitamins and fatty acids together with preserving the color, flavour and texture of the food product.
A common myth today is that steaming food leads in a bland output. But if cooked with creativity, it can give you the utmost delicious food. Tupperware Steam- It comes with a wonderful cookbook with the delightful recipes to cook.
To tell you why we fell in love with Steam-It:
- Easy and Quick – Steam-it helps you to steam your food in the quickest and easiest manner with not letting you put in extra efforts of setting the steamer. The user just needs to fill the pan with boiling water to the level marked on the Steam-It and put it inside the boiling water pan.
- Versatile – It takes good care for the delicate food items alike the veggies, momos and on the other side steams well the chicken as well.
- Preserving the Nutrients – Steam-It makes sure the nutrients and minerals of the food are intact along with taking care of the color and texture of the food.
- Even Cooking – It makes sure that the food is cooked evenly on all the sides leading to a perfect output.
Planning to make momos or steaming a yummy Dhokla at home, but wondering how would you steam it? Be it tofu kababs or momos, all can be steamed in Tupperware “Steam -It”
Kitchen Pops was delighted to receive the Tupperware’s new product “Steam-It” in order to understand the product better. We got the product to test our hands on to know how quickly and easily the food is getting cooked and steamed it. We started by making a quick Dhokla in the same.
- 1 ½ cups Besan (Bengal Gram Flour)
- 1 ½ tbsp. Semolina (Rava)
- ½ cup Curd
- 4 tsp Sugar
- 1 tsp Ginger –green chilli paste
- 1 tsp Lemon Juice
- Salt to taste
- 1 tsp Fruit Salt (Eno)
- 3 Tsp Oil
- 1 tsp Mustard Seeds (Sarson)
- 1 tsp Chopped Green Chillies
- A pinch of Asafoetida (hing)
- 2-3 curry leaves
- 2 tbsp Finely Chopped Coriander
- Combine Besan, semolina, sugar, green chilli- ginger paste, lemon juice, curd and salt with ½ cup of ater in a deep bowl and mix well to get a thick and smooth batter.
- Just before steaming, add fruit salt and mix lightly.
- Pour the mixture in the greased steamer for 10-12 mins. Keep aside
- When using Steam-It, we took a wide mouth pan with a glass of water and brought it to a boil. We then kept the Tupperware Steam-it in the saucepan with dhokla tray inside the same. Covering the
- For tempering, heat oil in small pan, add mustard seeds. When they crackle, add curry leaves, green chillies and asafoetida and sauté on medium flame for 30 seconds. Remove from flame, add ¼ cup of water and mix well.
- Pour the tempering over the prepared dhoklas and spread evenly. Cut it into piece and serve immediately.
For more information or stockists, go to the official Tupperware website.
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