Learn how to use the Super Easy Instant Pot Pot in Pot (PIP) method to making Instant Pot Pot in Pot Rice! Huge time saver & convenient trick to cooking Instant Pot “one pot meals”.

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*Note: We’re creating this super simple step-by-step Pot-in-Pot guide, so you can easily adapt this method to cooking both main and side dishes in the same pot at the same time. So, have fun & create your own Instant Pot Pot in Pot Meals by adapting the Pot in Pot Rice instructions below! 🙂

What is Instant Pot Pot-in-Pot (PIP)?

The Pot-in-Pot (PIP) method is a one-of-a-kind “One Pot Meal”! 🙂

Instead of cooking all the ingredients directly in Instant Pot Pressure Cooker‘s Inner Pot, you can stack separate layers of food, then cook them all in the same Instant Pot at the same time.

For example, you can put the chicken in the bottom layer, and rice in a separate bowl stacked above. Then cooked both the protein + rice in the same Instant Pot at the same time (as shown in below photo).

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We gotta thank our lovely grandparents for teaching us this convenient trick! 😀

How to use Pot in Pot?

  1. Place Recipe #1’s ingredients in Instant Pot’s Inner Pot
  2. Add Steamer Rack/Trivet in Instant Pot Pressure Cooker
  3. Place Recipe #2’s ingredients in an oven-safe container (stainless steel works best) on the rack in Instant Pot
  4. Close lid and pressure cook

This will separate Recipe #2 from Recipe #1’s liquid and/or ingredients that are directly in the inner pot.

Why use the Pot-in-Pot method for cooking Instant Pot Rice?

  • Easier to wash the stainless steel bowl vs. Instant Pot’s inner pot
  • Huge time saver + less kitchenware to wash! when you use this method to cook both main and side dish in the same pot at the same time.

Time to cook some Instant Pot Pot in Pot Rice! 🙂

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Instant Pot Pot in Pot Rice

Learn how to use the Super Easy Instant Pot Pot in Pot method to making Instant Pot Pot in Pot Rice! Easily adaptable pressure cooker method to cooking both main and side dishes in the same pot at the same time. So, you can easily create your own Instant Pot One Pot Meals!
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Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 2 -4
Calories: 168kcal
Author: Amy + Jacky

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (220g) Jasmine rice
  • 1 cup (250ml) cold water

Instructions

  • Rinse Jasmine Rice (Optional): In a stainless steel bowl, rinse 1 cup (220g) Jasmine rice under cold tap water until clear. Drain really really well. Pour 1 cup (250ml) cold water in stainless steel bowl. *Pro Tip: Ensure all the rice are fully submerged in the water.
  • Pressure Cook Pot in Pot Rice: Add 1 cup (250ml) cold water and a trivet in Instant Pot inner pot. Layer the stainless steel bowl filled with 1 cup (220g) Jasmine rice + 1 cup (250ml) water on the trivet. Close lid and turn Venting Knob to Sealing position.


    Pressure Cooking Method:
    -1 cup of Jasmine Rice: Pressure Cook at High Pressure for 7 minutes + 10 minutes Natural Release.
    -2 cups of Jasmine Rice: Pressure Cook at High Pressure for 15 minutes + 10 minutes Natural Release.
    *Pro Tip: A stainless steel bowl is highly recommended. If you are using a pyrex glass bowl or thicker containers, increase the pressure cooking time accordingly. It may take a few trial and error to find the perfect cooking time.
  • Fluff & Serve Pot in Pot Rice: Fluff the Instant Pot Pot in Pot Rice with the rice spatula or fork. Then serve with your favorite main dishes. Enjoy your deliciously fluffy Instant Pot Rice!~ 🙂

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Nutrition

Calories: 168kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 3g | Sodium: 5mg | Potassium: 53mg | Calcium: 1.3% | Iron: 2.1%
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine: Asian, World
Keyword: how to cook rice, instant pot jasmine rice, instant pot pot in pot rice, instant pot recipes, instant pot rice, instant pot rice recipes, instant pot white rice, pot in pot, pressure cooker rice
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Step-by-Step Instant Pot Pot in Pot Rice Guide

*Note: We’ve created this step-by-step Pot-in-Pot guide for you to easily adapt this method for cooking both main + side dishes in the same pot at the same time. So, have fun & create your own Instant Pot Pot in Pot Meals! 🙂

Ingredients for Instant Pot Pot in Pot Rice recipe:

Instant Pot Pot in Pot Rice Ingredients

*Pro Tip: We are using Jasmine rice here. You can also season with some salt to increase the flavor.

*Note: 1 cup of Jasmine rice is roughly 220g – 230g.

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Optional Step: Rinse Jasmine Rice


We like to rinse our rice, but we know that some users don’t like to rinse their rice.

In a stainless steel bowl, rinse 1 cup (220g) Jasmine rice under cold tap water until clear. Drain really really well.

Pour 1 cup (250ml) cold water in the stainless steel bowl.

*Pro Tip: Ensure all the rice are fully submerged in the liquid.

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Pressure Cook Pot in Pot Rice


Add 1 cup (250ml) cold water and a trivet in the Instant Pot inner pot.

Instant Pot Pot in Pot Rice: add Instant Pot Trivet in Instant Pot Pressure Cooker

Layer the stainless steel bowl filled with 1 cup (220g) Jasmine rice and 1 cup (250ml) water on the trivet.

Instant Pot Pot in Pot Rice: add pot in pot rice in Instant Pot Pressure Cooker

Close lid and turn Venting Knob to Sealing position.

Instant Pot Pressure Cooker High Pressure 7 minutes

Pressure Cooking Method:

  • 1 cup of Jasmine Rice: Pressure Cook at High Pressure for 7 minutes + 10 minutes Natural Release.
  • 2 cups of Jasmine Rice: Pressure Cook at High Pressure for 15 minutes + 10 minutes Natural Release.

*Pro Tip: A stainless steel bowl is highly recommended. If you are using a pyrex glass bowl or thicker containers, you will need to increase the pressure cooking time accordingly. It may take a few trial and error to find the perfect cooking time.

How to cook Instant Pot Rice using Pot-in-Pot method

Ta da! Here’s your deliciously fluffy & fragrant Instant Pot Rice! 😀

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Fluff & Serve Instant Pot Pot in Pot Rice


Fluff the Instant Pot Pot in Pot Rice with the rice spatula or fork, then serve with your favorite main dishes.

Instant Pot Pot in Pot Rice: fluff Instant Pot Rice and serve

Enjoy your Instant Pot Pot in Pot Rice!~ 🙂

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