Perfect Instant Pot Veggie Rice


1/4 cup onion, finely diced

2–3 cloves minced garlic

1 1/2 cups brown rice

2 small carrots, finely chopped

1/2 tsp salt

1 tsp yellow curry powder

2 cups low-sodium vegetable broth

1 cup frozen peas


Place rice in a fine sieve and rinse thoroughly, set aside to drain.

Dice onion and carrot and add to your instant pot.

Add a few tablespoons of water or broth

Set your IP to SAUTÉ mode

Stir frequently until onions start to turn translucent

Add garlic and rice – continue sautéing for another 30 seconds.

Press the KEEP WARM/CANCEL button – and then add the salt, curry powder, and broth

Stir thoroughly and attach lid, ensuring valve is set to SEALING

Set IP to MANUAL  or PRESSURE COOK mode and set timer for 24 min

Let IP naturally release pressure (NPR) for 10 minutes then carefully vent any remaining pressure

Add frozen peas and fluff with a fork

Source: Brand New Vegan