India's own home appliances company Prestige has come out with a novel pressure cooker dubbed as ‘Microchef’ that can be used in microwave oven. With this, the company hopes the usage of microwave oven would increase in India.
“Prestige has always been on top when it comes to consumer preferences and Microchef is one such product which was created to suit the growing needs of Indian women,” Managing Director of TTK Prestige S Ravichandran was quoted as saying.
The cooker is made of superior plastic and also ensures preserving nutrients as the vessel is kept closed in the microwave oven.
“The speedy cooking in microwave oven ensures you save time and energy. This innovative kitchen appliance not only maximises the use of microwave oven, but also preserves the nutrients that are otherwise lost using a open vessel in the microwave oven. Discover healthy cooking like never before with Prestige Microchef,” Prestige said in its website.
The Microchef comes priced at around Rs.1,345.50 in the Indian market. The cooker comes in two shades- red and green. Prestige also sells the cooker online with Rs. 90 additional charges for shipping.