Steam the potatoes for 30-40 minutes depending on the level of the pan and the size of the potatoes.
How to steam potatoes
You will need – potatoes, water
1. Draw water into the water compartment, switch the steamer to the “on” mode, measure the potatoes.
2. While the water is boiling, wash the potatoes and spread in 1 layer in a tray.
3. Place a tray with potatoes over the steam and cook for 30 minutes, large potatoes – 40 minutes.
How much to cook the pieces for a couple
Cook the potato pieces for 15-20 minutes.
How to steam without a double
boiler Put the potatoes in a sieve and place over a pot of boiling water, cover tightly. It is important that there are not too many potatoes so that the steam can process all the potatoes freely. Cook the same amount, 30-40 minutes. You can use the multicooker in the same way. Or cook in a multicooker in a special steam tray on the “Steam cooking” mode.
How long to steam potatoes with other whole vegetables
Beets and carrots take longer to cook than potatoes, so they should be placed on the lower tray. But the potatoes should be placed on the upper level of the double boiler, where cooking is slower – then all the vegetables will cook in about the same time.
It is very convenient to boil potatoes in a double boiler, because water is very gentle on the skin, so even easily boiled potato varieties retain their shape and do not fall apart in mashed potatoes.
Soft boiling allows potatoes to retain nutrients, while steamed potatoes are considered the most delicious.