Instant Pot Sticky Rice Recipe

You’ve probably heard of the Instant Pot ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

But these simple & easy to follow recipes work with any pressure cooker! All pressure cookers work on the same, simple principle: Steam pressure.

Within the sealed pot, the steam builds up therein to a very high pressure, which helps food cook much faster than other traditional methods, such as with crock pots and or ovens!

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make this fast and simple instant pot sticky rice in under 30 minutes with just 2 ingredients. Once you will make the sticky rice in an instant pot, you will never go back to the traditional bamboo steamer method (vegan, gluten-free).

Sticky rice, which is also called sweet rice or glutinous rice is a non-translucent, opaque milky colored round-grained rice. As there is very low amylose content present in the rice, it turns out sticky almost glue-love when cooked. Sticky rice is very popular in South East Asian countries and is used in sweet and delicious dishes.

You can find this rice in your nearby Asian stores or online. Many big grocery stores have this in their international aisle.

Instant pot sticky rice is a fast and simple way to make glutinous sticky rice without any effort. No soaking, no monitoring, this fuss-free one-pot technique gives perfectly textured rice in under 30 minutes.

Try this cheat way of cooking sticky rice in an instant pot and you will never go back to the traditional method.

You must have seen sticky rice on the menu of most of the Asian restaurants and believe me, it tastes incredibly delicious with spicy Asian curries. It’s also a favorite at home, and everyone relishes it with the same joy. This rice has a slight sweet texture, that compliments the curries really well.

But often when we cook the sticky rice, it gets mushy, wet, gummy, or undercooked. The traditional method of cooking also requires you to soak it for 8-10 hours.

Cooking sticky rice to perfection can be tricky, but not when it’s cooked in an instant pot. So, follow the recipe to the T, and I am sure you will acquire that restaurant-style sticky rice at home in minutes in an instant pot.

You can also try my Mango Sticky Rice Recipe, which you can make for your desserts after a fabulous Asian meal.

This sticky rice cooked in instant pot is,

Glue love and Sticky
fast & simple
A great accompaniment to Chinese & Thai Curries


You just need two ingredients to make this recipe – Sticky Rice and Water.

The Rice: Water ratio I have used in this recipe is 1:1-¼ and it has always turned out perfect.

You will easily find sticky rice in the Asian section of grocery stores. Use a excellent quality one to acquire the perfect results.

You can even use chicken broth or veg broth instead of water to cook the rice in the same ratio to add more flavor.

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