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Instant Pot Jeera Rice

jeera rice

Instant Pot Jeera Rice

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Servings 4



  • Soak the basmati rice in cold water for 15-30 minutes. Drain, rinse and set aside.
  • Press the sauté button and allow the pot to heat up for a minute.
  • Add ghee/oil and swirl it around the pot then add the whole spices and sauté until aromatic and the cumin seeds begin to brown.
  • Add the rice, water and salt to the pot and mix well.
  • Secure the lid, close the pressure valve and cook for 6 minutes at high pressure.
  • Naturally release pressure for 10 minutes. Open the valve to release any remaining pressure.
  • Fluff the rice with a fork and serve.
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