This easy recipe for coconut rice couldn’t be more simple or delicious. Ready in just 20 minutes, it makes the perfect delicately sweet and nutty base for any of your favorite curry recipes. Once you have the basic formula for making Instant Pot rice down, you can branch out with other flavor profiles as well, such as saffron rice and green rice.  

Marianne Williams
Recipe by MyRecipes

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Credit: Jen Causey; Prop Styling: Kashara Johnson; Food Styling: Marianne Williams

Recipe Summary

active:
5 mins
total:
20 mins
Yield:
Serves 4 (serving size: 1 1/4 cups)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine rice, coconut milk, oil, salt, and sugar to the bowl of an Instant Pot, stirring to submerge rice completely in liquid. Cover with lid, and turn to “rice” setting, making sure steam valve is closed. When done, let stand for 10 minutes.

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  • Open steam valve, and allow remaining steam to escape. Carefully remove lid, and fluff with a fork. Top with scallions, and serve immediately.

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