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Instant Pot Basmati Rice

Instant Pot Basmati Rice is a fast and simple basic that will pair with all of your cozy winter soups!  It couldn't be easier to make!
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time22 mins
Course: Rice
Cuisine: Instant Pot
Servings: 6 servings
Author: Sarah De la Cruz


  • 2 cups basmati rice
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  • Place all 3 ingredients into the liner of your Instant Pot, and give a gentle stir.
  • Place the lid on your Instant Pot, and turn the knob to sealing.
  • Set the Instant Pot to cook on high pressure for 10 minutes.
  • After the 10 minutes has lapsed, allow the Instant Pot to release pressure for 10 minutes. The display will look like this: L0:10.
  • Turn the knob to venting and allow the remaining pressure to release, being careful to avoid the steam.
  • Remove the lid of the Instant Pot.
  • Give the rice a quick stir and fluff it with a fork.
  • Serve!