Top 3 Rice Dishes to Cook In Pressure Cooker

Rice Dishes to Cook in Pressure Cooker

A pressure cooker, whether electric or stove top is a great way of cooking rice. It is faster than other pots. If it is used with an inconsistent heat source, it may end up producing burnt rice which is certainly not the intention of the cook. Owing to how amenable rice it to heat, making it stay on the stove for too long may end up producing an overcooked meal. The following are recipes for three rice dishes that can easily be made using a pressure cooker.


Mexican Pressure Cooker Rice


  1. Rice
  2. Tomato Paste
  3. Onion
  4. Garlic
  5. Salt
  6. Water


  1. Gather all the above listed ingredients
  2. Rinse the rice and make it as dry as possible

iii. Put the pressure cooker on the stove and heat it on medium heat. If you are using the “instant pot’, set it at the sauté function. Put the rice together salt, onion and garlic and sauté then for four minutes.

  1. Mix the tomato paste with water until they are nicely mixed. Add the mixture to the rice and other ingredients that are already in the pressure cooker.
  2. Close the pressure cooker and set at high pressure and cook white rice for three minutes and brown rice for 22 minutes.
  3. Allow pressure to release naturally for 15 minutes and release the remaining pressure manually thereafter.

vii. Serve hot


Rice Dishes to Cook in Pressure CookerIngredients

  1. One cup of white rice (Long grain)
  2. 1.5 Cups of water
  3. 2.5 grams of salt
  4. Butter or other seasoning


  1. Wash the rice and rinse it thoroughly
  2. Pour water into the pressure cooker

iii. Warm the water and add butter

  1. Add salt into the pot and stir
  2. Lock the pressure cooker
  3. Set the cooker at high pressure

vii. Set cooking time at 3 minutes

viii. After three minutes the timer will beep, turn off the cooker and allow the pressure to release naturally for ten minutes. Release the remaining pressure manually after the ten minutes are over.

Using this recipe, you can increase the quantity of rice up to threefold while maintaining the cooking time at three minutes.


Rice and Chicken


  1. Olive oil
  2. Boneless and skinless chicken
  3. 2 cups of uncooked rice
  4. 3 cups cheese soup
  5. 3 cups mushroom soup
  6. 1.5 cups of water


  1. Put olive oil at the bottom of the pot.
  2. Set the instant pot’ at sauté or heat the pot to medium heat

iii. Put in the chicken and cook until it turns brown

  1. Add the soups and water after which you pour the rice.
  2. Cook for 20 minutes under high pressure
  3. If after twenty minutes the chicken is not tender, cook for an additional five minutes.

vii. Serve hot


Cooking rice using a pressure cooker is a viable option. Many people assume that they must buy rice cookers. For those who do not have rice cookers they often opt to cook with ordinary on stove pots. Cooking on over the stove pots is normally time and energy consuming. These decisions are often informed by the informed by the assumption that pressure cookers are not good for cooking rice. With an understanding of timing and measurements, cooking rice with a pressure cooker is not only right. it is also fun.