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instant pot brown rice recipe
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Instant Pot Brown Rice

Instant Pot Brown rice recipe -easy fool proof recipe to make brown rice in instant pot. No more uncooked or mushy rice , this method gives you the perfectly cooked brown rice every single time.
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time24 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Author: Madhavi


  • 2 cups brown rice 390 gms
  • 2.5 cups water
  • 1 tsp oil optional
  • ¼ tsp salt optional


  • Measure 2 cups of brown rice and add them to a bowl. Rinse the brown rice two to three times to remove excess starch. Drain the water.
  • Transfer the brown rice rice to the instant put.
  • Add 2.5 cups of water, oil and salt. Give it a stir. Make sure there are no grains sticking on the side of the pot. Close the lid of the instant pot.
  • Move the pressure valve to the sealing position.
  • Press the pressure cooker button and adjust the time to cook for 24 minutes on high pressure.
  • After 24 minutes, allow the instant pot to release pressure naturally. It takes about 10 minutes for the pressure to release naturally.
  • Open the lid, fluff the brown rice with a fork and enjoy as needed.


For added flavor, you can replace water with vegetable stock.
Adding oil and salt is totally optional, but will definitely enhance and taste and texture of the brown rice. 
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