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Curried Apple Pilaf by Ashley of MyHeartBeets.com

Instant Pot Curried Apple Pilaf


  • Author: My Heart Beets

Ingredients

  • 2 cups basmati rice, soaked for 1530 minutes
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cardamom pods
  • 2 whole cloves
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 cinnamon stick
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 2 apples, diced
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 teaspoons curry powder, adjust to taste
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt, adjust to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne

Instructions

  1. Soak the basmati rice in cold water for 15-30 minutes. Drain and rinse.
  2. Press saute, add butter and once it melts, add the whole spices to the pot. When they begin to sizzle add the onion and stir-fry for 6-7 minutes or until it begins to brown.
  3. Add the walnuts and raisins, stir for 1-2 minutes to toast the walnuts, then add the remaining ingredients and mix well.
  4. Cook for 6 minutes at high pressure. When it is done, wait 10 minutes then release any remaining pressure.
  5. Garnish with cilantro.