Instant Pot Sona Masoori Rice
A detailed guide to cooking perfect Sona Masoori rice in the instant pot. Ready in a jiffy, this aromatic Sona Masoori rice pairs well with curries or just a plain bowl of yogurt.
Start by washing the rice well till the water runs clear. Then drain the remaining water and add the rice to the Instant Pot steel insert.
Add water to the rice and close the lid with vent in sealing position.
Start the instant pot on high pressure for 4 minutes. When the instant pot beeps, let the pressure release naturally.
Open the Instant Pot and fluff the rice gently with a ladle or fork.
Sona Masoori Brown Rice Method
In a steel bowl, add 2 cups of water for one cup of Sona Masoori Brown rice.
Before placing the steel bowl inside the Instant Pot, add 1 cup of water and then place the trivet. Then place the steel bowl with rice on top of the trivet. Close lid with vent in sealing position.
Set the Instant Pot to pressure cook (manual) mode. 6 minutes for white rice or 25 minutes for brown rice.
Once the pot beeps, let the pressure release naturally.Then fluff the rice with a fork. Sona Masoori Rice is ready to be served.
Texture: If you like your rice to be soft in texture, then you can increase the ratio of water to 2.5 cups for 1 cup of rice. This same water ratio can be used when making curd rice with Sona Masoori rice.
Ghee & Salt: If you like, you can add 1 teaspoon of ghee and salt before cooking the rice. The ghee adds a wonderful aroma to the rice.
Calories: 169kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 9mg | Potassium: 53mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 1mg