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  • Author: chefjar
  • Total Time: 6 minutes
  • Yield: 4


This perfect Basmati Rice Instant Pot is an easy foolproof recipe. Fluffy and fragrant basmati rice that doesn’t clump every time! Ready in 4 minutes. Say goodbye to mushy and uncooked rice! It is a perfect side dish that goes well with any chicken or vegan dish.


  • Ghee- 3 tbsp.
  • Whole peppercorns-14
  • Black cardamon- 2
  • Basmati rice-2 cups
  • Salt- 1/2 tsp or as needed
  • Fresh dill ( finely chopped)-1/2 cup
  • Water- 2 cups


  • Rinse Rice: Rinse basmati rice under cold running water until water is clear. Drain rice really well as the ration of rice to water in instant pot is crucial.
  • Pressure Cook Rice: Add ghee, peppercorns, black cardamon and rice. Mix well. Then, add dill leaves and mix again. Season with salt. Add 2 cups of cold water in instant pot, close the lid, turn venting knob and chose "Pressure Cook" mode, setting time for 4 minutes.
  • Once rice is cooked, allow natural air release for 5 minutes.  Open the lid and fluff the rice with a spoon or fork.
  • Serve immediately.



  • Prep Time: 1 min
  • Cook Time: 5 min
  • Category: Instant Pot recipes
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Calories: 240 kcal
  • Sodium: 37 g
  • Fat: 4 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.8 g
  • Carbohydrates: 45 g
  • Fiber: 1 g
  • Protein: 4 g
  • Cholesterol: 6

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