Creamy Coconut Rice with Curry Pressure Cooker Recipe

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Creamy Coconut Rice With Curry Pressure Cooker Recipe


SERVES 6 – Cooker: 5- to 7-quart – Time: 5 minutes at HIGH pressure

  • 3 tablespoons light olive oil
  • 2 cups white basmati rice
  • 2 teaspoons your favorite curry powder
  • 2 (3-finger) pinches sea salt
  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut milk (not light)
  • 1½ cups vegetable broth
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro


  1. In a 5- to 7-quart pressure cooker, heat the oil over medium heat until hot
  2. Add the rice and curry powder and cook, stirring, until the rice is ever so slightly golden, shiny, and coated with the oil, about 1 minute
  3. Add the coconut milk, broth, and salt; stir
  4. Close and lock the lid
  5. Place a heat diffuser on the burner and the pressure cooker on top
  6. Set the burner heat to high
  7. When the cooker reaches HIGH pressure, reduce the burner heat as low as you can and still maintain HIGH pressure
  8. Set a timer to cook for 5 minutes at HIGH pressure
  9. Remove the pot from the heat
  10. Open the cooker with the Quick Release method; let stand for 2 to 3 minutes
  11. Be careful of the steam as you remove the lid
  12. Taste for seasoning
  13. Spoon out the rice to a serving bowl and sprinkle with the cilantro

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