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10 Quick and Delicious Recipes to Try with the Maifan Stone Pumpkin Pressure Cooker

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Are you looking to upgrade your cooking game in Nairobi? Whether you’re in Westlands, Karen, or Kilimani, the Maifan Stone Pumpkin Pressure Cooker is your perfect kitchen companion. This versatile appliance not only saves time but also brings out the best flavors in your meals. Here at WanjaMall, we have compiled ten quick and delicious recipes that you can whip up effortlessly using this fantastic pressure cooker.

Chicken Pilau

This aromatic rice dish is a favorite in Eastlands. The pressure cooker ensures that the chicken is tender and the rice is perfectly cooked, infused with spices for a mouth-watering experience.

Preparing chicken pilau in a pressure cooker is a fantastic way to enjoy this flavorful dish with less time and effort. Here’s a simplified recipe for you:


  • 600 grams of chicken
  • 2 cups of basmati rice
  • A handful of mint leaves
  • 2 tablespoons of ghee
  • 1 tablespoon of oil
  • Whole spices (cinnamon stick, star anise, cardamom, cloves, bay leaf)
  • 2 large onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 teaspoons of ginger garlic paste
  • 6 green chilies, slit
  • Coriander leaves for garnish
  • Salt to taste
  • Water as required


  1. Marinate the chicken with turmeric, red chili powder, coriander powder, garam masala, ginger garlic paste, curd, green chilies, and salt for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Wash and soak the basmati rice for 30 minutes.
  3. Heat oil and ghee in the pressure cooker and fry the whole spices for a few seconds until fragrant.
  4. Add the sliced onions and fry until they are light brown.
  5. Stir in the marinated chicken and mint leaves, and fry for about 8 minutes.
  6. Drain the rice and add it to the cooker along with the required amount of water (usually double the volume of rice).
  7. Season with salt, add green chilies, coriander leaves, and any additional spices if desired.
  8. Close the pressure cooker lid and cook for two whistles on high heat.
  9. Turn off the heat and allow the pressure to release naturally.
  10. Rest the pulao for 15-20 minutes before fluffing with a fork and serving.

Enjoy your chicken pilau with a side of raita or salad for a complete meal. Remember, the key to a good pilau is the balance of flavors and the fluffiness of the rice.

For more detailed steps or variations, you can find numerous recipes and video tutorials online that cater to different tastes and styles. Happy cooking! 🍲


Enjoy this traditional Kikuyu dish, a mix of boiled maize and beans, cooked to perfection. Ideal for residents in areas like Parklands and South B, Githeri made in the Maifan Stone Pressure Cooker is both delicious and nutritious.


This popular dish from Kenya, made with bananas and meat, is cooked quickly and evenly in the pressure cooker, retaining all its rich flavors and nutrients.

Lentil Soup

Perfect for the cooler evenings in Nairobi estates like Kileleshwa and Gigiri, this hearty lentil soup is packed with protein and flavor. The Maifan Stone Pressure Cooker makes it easy to prepare.

Fish Curry

For those living near the shores of Nairobi’s rivers, like in Embakasi, a fish curry is a delightful meal. The pressure cooker ensures the fish is tender and the curry is rich and flavorful.

Beef Stroganoff

A quick and creamy beef stroganoff is perfect for those busy nights in Upper Hill or Hurlingham. The pressure cooker cuts down the cooking time significantly without compromising on taste.

Chapati and Bean Stew

A favorite across Nairobi, from Eastleigh to Langata, this classic combination of chapati and bean stew is made easier and quicker with the Maifan Stone Pressure Cooker.

Sweet Potato and Peanut Stew

This wholesome stew is perfect for vegetarians in Nairobi. It’s packed with nutrients and ready in a jiffy, thanks to the pressure cooker.

Why Choose the Maifan Stone Pumpkin Pressure Cooker?

The Maifan Stone Pumpkin Pressure Cooker is designed to fit seamlessly into modern Kenyan kitchens. Its non-stick surface makes cleaning a breeze, and its efficient cooking saves you time and energy. Whether you live in a bustling estate or a serene suburb, this pressure cooker is a game-changer for your culinary adventures.

Upgrade your kitchen today with the Maifan Stone Pumpkin Pressure Cooker from WanjaMall, and enjoy delicious, home-cooked meals with ease.


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