why does food cook faster when in a pressure cooker??
- Anonymous2 years agoFavorite Answer
The increase in pressure raises the boiling point of the water so the steam is actually significantly hotter.
Water in a pressure cooker can reach a temperature of up to 121 °C (250 °F).
- dogsafireLv 72 years ago
Because the temperature in a pressure cooker is higher
At standard pressure, the hottest that you can get water is 100 deg C (212 F), but at 15 psi (common for a pressure cooker), you can heat water to 121 deg C (250 F)