Instant Pot Plain Basmati Rice

Great and easy side dish. Works great with beef casserole and any “heavy” main dish.

Oil free and only 3 ingredients, making this recipe a no-brainer. Recommended for beginners and those of you who like fast recipes.

You can use Jasmine or Persian rice as well.

Instant Pot Plain Basmati Rice
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Plain Basmati Rice
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 22 minutes
Servings: 2
  • 1 cup basmati rice rinsed
  • 1 cup water
  • salt to taste
  • Add water, rice and salt and mix a little
  • Close the lid and cook for 3 minutes on high pressure
  • Let the pressure release naturally. It takes between 15-25 minutes.
  • After the pressure released, open the lid, fluff the rice and serve.
It's important to take out all the rice once it's done, or close the lid again, to prevent the rice from sticking to the bottom of the pot. 
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