PHILIPS HD2137 - Viva Collection All-In-One Cooker Manual

PHILIPS HD2137 - Viva Collection All-In-One Cooker Manual

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PHILIPS HD2137 - Viva Collection All-In-One Cooker Manual

Your electric pressure cooker

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What's in the box

Electric pressure cooker main unit
Soup ladle
User manual
Warranty card
Rice spoon
Measuring cup
Safety leaflet
Power cord

Overview

What’s in the box - Overview
Figure 1

Lid handle Control Panel
Top lid Heating element
Detachable inner lid Power socket
Sealing ring Locking pin
Water level indications Floating valve
Side handle Pressure regulator valve
Inner pot Safety valve

Controls overview

Heating indicator Increase button
Power indicator Operating time button
Rice function button Beans/Tendon function button
Manual function button Cake function button
Meat/Chicken function button Baking functions
Tenderloin/Mutton function button Soup function button
Preset button Reheat function button
Decrease button Keep warm indicator
Bake button  Operating pressure indicator
Warm/Cancel button Initial pressure indicator

Using the electric pressure cooker

Before first use

  1. Remove all packaging materials from the appliance.
  2. Take out all the accessories from the inner pot.
  3. Clean the parts of the electric pressure cooker thoroughly before using it for the first time (see chapter 'Cleaning and Maintenance').

warning Note:

  • Make sure all parts are completely dry before you start using the electric pressure cooker.

Preparations before cooking

Preparations before cooking
Figure 2

Before using the electric pressure cooker to cook food, you need to follow below preparations:

  1. Hold the lid handle and turn it anti-clockwise until the top lid cannot move any more, then lift up the top lid.
  2. Take out the inner pot from the electric pressure cooker and put the pre-washed food in the inner pot.
  3. Wipe the outside of the inner pot dry, then put it back into the electric pressure cooker.
  4. Place the top lid onto the electric pressure cooker and turn it clockwise. You will hear a "click" sound when the top lid is properly locked.
  5. Turn the pressure regulator to the sealed position (seal).

warning Note:

  • Make sure the sealing ring is properly assembled around the inside of the top lid.
  • Make sure the pressure regulator valve and floating valve are clean and not blocked.
  • Make sure the outside of the inner pot is dry and clean, and that there is no foreign residue on the heating element.
  • Make sure the inner pot is in proper contact with the heating element.

Cooking food

Cooking food
Figure 3

warning Note:

  • Do not fill the inner pot with less than 1/3 or more than 2/3 full of food and liquid.
  • For food that expands during cooking, do not fill the inner pot with more than 1/2 full of food and liquid.
  • For rice cooking, follow the water level indications on the inside of the inner pot. You can adjust the water level for different types of rice and your own preference. Do not exceed the maximum quantities indicated on the inside of the inner pot.
  • Make sure the floater on the top lid falls down before cooking.
  1. Follow the steps in "Preparations before cooking".
  2. Put the plug in the power socket.
    The power indicator (Power) starts flashing.
  3. Press the desired cooking function button or the baking button (Bake) to choose a cooking mode.
    For pressure cooking functions, the selected cooking function light goes on; for baking functions, the selected baking function lights up.
    The default pressure keeping time is displayed on the screen.
  4. To set a different pressure keeping time, press the operating time button (Operating time).
    The pressure keeping time flashes on the screen.
  5. Press the increase ( ) or decrease ( ) button to set the pressure keeping time. Wait for a few seconds before the appliance automatically confirms the pressure keeping time.
  6. When the electric pressure cooker reaches the working pressure:
    the operating pressure indicator (Operating pressure) lights up;
    the electric pressure cooker enters pressure keeping mode.
  7. When the pressure keeping time has elapsed, the electric pressure cooker automatically switches to keep warm mode.
    The keep warm indicator (Keep warm) lights up.
  8. Turn the pressure regulator to the vent (vent) position.
    The electric pressure cooker starts releasing pressure.
    The floater drops when the pressure is released sufficiently.
  9. Hold the top lid handle and turn the lid anti-clockwise until it cannot move any more, then lift it up.

warning Note:

  • When cooking soup or viscous liquid, do not release pressure by turning the pressure regulator to the steam vent position, otherwise liquid might spurt from the pressure regulator valve. Wait until the pressure is naturally released and the floater has dropped to open the top lid.
  • The pressure keeping timer will start counting down when the working pressure is reached.
  • In reheating (Reheat) mode, the appliance only reheats food at 110°C, but does not pressurize.
  • After the cooking is finished and the pressure is released, you can press the cancel button (Warm/Cancel) and unplug the electric pressure cooker to turn off the keep warm function or when not in use.
Tip
  • You can adjust the pressure keeping time of different types of food for your own preference.
  • If the cooking mode is selected by the baking button (Bake), you can cook food without adding water in the inner pot. In this case, make sure to turn the pressure regulator to the baking position (bake).

Preset time for delayed cooking

Preset time for delayed cooking
Figure 4

You can preset the delayed cooking time for different cooking functions. The preset timer is available up to 24 hours.

  1. 1 Follow the steps in "Preparations before cooking".
  2. 2 Put the plug in the power socket.
    The power indicator (Power) starts flashing.
  3. Choose the desired cooking mode, then press the preset button (Preset).
    The hour unit starts flashing on the display.
  4. Press the increase ( ) or decrease ( ) button to set the hour unit.
  5. After the hour unit is set, press the preset button (Preset) again.
    The minute unit starts flashing on the display.
  6. Press the increase ( ) or decrease ( ) button to set the minute button.
  7. Press the preset button (Preset) again to confirm the preset time.
  8. When the preset time has elapsed, the electric pressure cooker starts working automatically.
  9. When the cooking is finished, the rice cooker switches to keep warm mode automatically.
    The keep warm indicator (Keep warm) lights up.

warning Note:

  • THe preset function is not available in reheating (Reheat) mode.

Assembling and disassembling the pressure regulator

Assembling and disassembling the pressure regulator - Part 1
Figure 5

Assembling and disassembling the pressure regulator - Part 2
Figure 6

  • Do not disassemble the pressure regulator valve during cooking. Always unplug the electric pressure cooker and wait until the pressure has been released sufficiently to do so.

To disassemble the pressure regulator:

  1. Turn the lower screw anticlockwise until it becomes loose.
  2. Pull it up and take out the pressure regulator.

To assemble the pressure regulator:

  1. Assemble the lower screw back to the regulator.
  2. Make sure the regulator points at the sealed position () and put it back to the steam valve.
  3. Turn the screw clockwise until it is fastened.

Adjustable pressure keeping time range

Cooking function Default pressure keeping time (minute) Adjustable pressure keeping time (minute)
Rice (Rice) 14 14-59
Manual (Manual) 13 1-59
Meat/Chicken (Meat/Chicken) 15 12-59
Tenderloin/Mutton (Tenderloin/Mutton) 30 30-59
Reheat (Reheat) / /
Soup (Soup) 20 20-59
Cake (Cake) 45 40-59
Beans/Tendon (Beans/ Tendon) 30 25-59
Baked ribs (Baked ribs) 23 20-59
Baked chicken (Baked chicken) 18 18-59
Baked fish (Baked fish) 15 15-59
Baked crab (Baked crab) 20 20-59
Baked lobster (Baked lobster) 20 20-59
Baked meat with vegetables (Baked meat with vegetables) 20 20-59

Cleaning and Maintenance

warning Note:

  • Unplug the electric pressure cooker before starting to clean it.
  • Wait until the electric pressure cooker has cooled down sufficiently before cleaning it.

Interior

Inside of the top lid and the main body:

  • Wipe with wrung out and damp cloth.
  • Make sure to remove all the food residues stuck to the electric pressure cooker.

Heating element:

  • Wipe with wrung out and damp cloth.
  • Remove food residues with wrung out and damp cloth.

Sealing ring:

  • Soak in warm water and clean with sponge.

Inner lid:

  • Remove the detachable inner lid. Soak it in warm water and clean with sponge.

Exterior

Surface of the top lid and outside of the main body:

  • Wipe with a cloth damped with soap water.
  • Only use soft and dry cloth to wipe the control panel.
  • Make sure to remove all the food residues around the pressure regulator valve and floating valve.

Pressure regulator valve and floating valve:

  • Disassemble the pressure regulator, soak it in warm water, and clean with sponge.
  • Remove food residues in the pressure regulator valve and floating valve.

Accessories

Measuring cup, rice spoon, soup ladle, and inner pot:

  • Soak in hot water and clean with sponge.

Specifications

Model Number HD2137
Rated power output 1000W
Rated capacity 6.0L
Warm keeping temperature 60-80°C

warning Note:

  • Always unplug the appliance if not used for a longer period.

Environment


Do not throw away the appliance with normal household waste at the end of its life, but hand it in at an official collection point for recycling. By doing this, you can help to preserve the environment.

Guarantee and service

If you need service or information, or if you have a problem, visit the Philips website at www.philips.com or contact the Philips Customer Care Center in your country. You can find its phone number in the worldwide guarantee leaflet. If there is no Customer Care Center in your country, go to your local Philips dealer.

Troubleshooting

If your electric pressure cooker does not function properly or if the cooking quality is insufficient, consult the table below. If you are unable to solve the problem, contact a Philips service center or the Consumer Care Center in your country.

Problem Solution
I have difficulties closing
the top lid.
The sealing ring is not well assembled. Make sure the sealing ring is well assembled around the inside of the top lid.
The floater blocks the locking pin. Push down the floater so that it does not block the locking pin.
I have difficulties opening
the top lid after the pressure is released.
The floater has not dropped. Push the floater down.
The food is not cooked. Make sure that there is no foreign residue on the heating element and the outside of the inner pot before switching the electric pressure cooker on.
The heating element is damaged, or the inner pot is deformed. Take the cooker to your Philips dealer or a service center authorized by Philips.
Air or steam leaks from under the lid. The sealing ring is not well assembled. Make sure the sealing ring is well assembled around the inside of the top lid.
There is food residue in the sealing ring. Make sure the sealing ring is clean.
The top lid is not properly closed. Make sure the top lid is properly closed.
The pressure level inside of the appliance is abnormal. In this case the safety valve will be releasing steam. Take the appliance to your Philips dealer or a service center authorized by Philips.
Air or steam leaks from the floating valve. There is food residue in the rubber ring of the floating valve. Clean the rubber ring of the floating valve.
The rubber ring of the floating valve is broken. Replace the rubber ring.
The floater does not rise
after the appliance starts pressurizing.
Make sure there is enough food and water in the inner pot.
The top lid or the pressure regulator valve has malfunction. Take the appliance to your Philips dealer or a service center authorized by Philips.
E3 is displayed on the screen. The temperature inside the inner pot is too high. Wait until it falls down to room temperature.
E1, E2, or E4 is displayed on the screen. The electric pressure cooker has malfunction. Take the appliance to a Philips dealer or a service center authorised by Philips.

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