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Instant Pot Rice
Prep Time: 1 min
Cook Time: 12 mins
Pressurizing Time: 18 mins
Total Time: 13 mins

How To Make Perfect Instant Pot Rice every single time! An easy tutorial for how to make perfect rice in the Instant Pot with just a bit of spices and oil. Hint: It's all about the water:rice ratio!

Course: Sides
Cuisine: vegetarian
Keyword: how to make rice, how to make rice in the instant pot, instant pot, instant pot rice, jasmine rice, perfect white rice, rice tutorial
Servings: 18 servings
Calories: 120 kcal
Author: Alyssa Brantley
5 from 2 votes
a ceramic bowl filled with cooked jasmine rice topped with a star anise in front of an Instant Pot on a dark wood table
  • 3 cups organic jasmine rice rinsed until water runs clear
  • 3 cups cold filtered water
  • 1 Tablespoon avocado oil
  • 1 whole star anise
  • 3 whole cardamom pods cracked
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper
  1. Rinse rice until water runs clear.

  2. Place rinsed rice into Instant Pot vessel and add filtered water, oil and spices. Stir to mix.

  3. Lock lid and make sure pressure cooker vent is set to "SEALED". Use "RICE" button or set to manual pressure for 12 minutes.

  4. Once done, allow to depressurize using the natural pressure release.

    If you are in a rush and want to do a manual pressure release, let it sit for at least 5 minutes first.

  5. Fluff rice with a fork, serve and Enjoy!

    Once cool, freeze for later.

Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Rice
Amount Per Serving (0.33 cup)
Calories 120 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 2%
Sodium 132mg 6%
Potassium 35mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 24g 8%
Protein 2g 4%
Calcium 1.1%
Iron 1.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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