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instant pot white jasmine rice

Instant Pot Jasmine Rice - Perfect, Fluffy White Rice

Perfect, fluffy instant pot white jasmine rice for any lunch, dinner or holiday meals!
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Asian
Keyword instant pot jasmine rice, instant pot white rice, white rice
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
pressure build up and release time estimate 22 minutes
Total Time 31 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 264kcal


  • 2 cups white jasmine rice
  • 2 ¼ cups water or broth
  • 1 tablespoon oil or butter
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice optional

for seasoning & garnishing (optional)

  • salt adjust to taste
  • ½ cup minced onions dried (you may add little more if you like)
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley leaves
  • 1 teaspoon red chili flakes or as you prefer, optional


Step by step instructions

  • Rinse the rice very well in water for 2 to 3 times until the water runs almost clear.
  • Transfer the rinsed jasmine rice to instant pot.
  • Also add the water (or broth) and oil. Make sure the rice is immersed in water (or broth).
  • Add the minced onions (if using) and also add any other optional ingredients, if using (lemon juice, salt etc).
  • Cover the instant pot with lid in sealing position and cook in high pressure for 7 minutes.
  • Once the cooking is done, let the pressure release naturally for about 15 minutes.
  • After that, carefully & gardually release any remaining pressure by controlled manual pressure release.
  • Once the pressure is all released, carefully open the lid and gently fluff the cooked rice with a fork.
  • Transfer the rice to serving plates, garnish the rice with dried parsley and red chili flakes (if using) and serve with any curry, vegetables, pickles or any side dishes of your choice.


Calories: 264kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 14mg | Potassium: 162mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 156IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1mg