Cooked white rice in a blue bowl.

How to Cook White Rice in Instant Pot

  • Author: Veronika's Kitchen
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 2 people 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Instant Pot
  • Cuisine: American


Learn how to cook white rice in Instant Pot! You will have perfectly cooked fluffy rice every single time!



  • 1 cup white rice, (basmati or jasmine)
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ teaspoon salt


  1. Rinse the white rice thoroughly under cold water and put in the Instant Pot.
  2. Add water and salt and stir.
  3. Close the lid and make sure that the venting knob is set to “SEAL”.
  4. Cook for 3 minutes on manual high pressure. When done, let it naturally release pressure for 10 minutes.
  5. Then turn the knob and release the rest of the pressure. Open the lid and using a fork, fluff the rice.
  6. Serve immediately.


If you decided to double or triple the recipe, just multiply it to this ratio. That means that for a double portion, use 2 cups of rice and 2 cups of water.

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