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When cooking in a stove-top pressure cooker, is the time to cook a particular food item the same, irrespective of the quantity?

Cooking time won't change* with the amount of rice. Keep in mind that much less water is needed in a pressure cooker than on the stove because there is very little evaporation. The ratio of rice to ...
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When cooking in a stove-top pressure cooker, is the time to cook a particular food item the same, irrespective of the quantity?

Sort of. This applies to all cooking. Assuming a single main ingredient (i.e. ignoring seasoning), once you have reached a homogenous temperature/pressure in the slow cooker, the food should take the ...
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When cooking in a stove-top pressure cooker, is the time to cook a particular food item the same, irrespective of the quantity?

To generalize the answer: The timing in pressure cookers, simmering, stewing, boiling, frying, sous vide, and similar cases of cooking in a fluid, is mostly a function of the size of the bits (...
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