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5 from 17 votes

Instant Pot Black Rice (Forbidden Rice)

No need to soak to make perfectly cooked Star Superfood Instant Pot Black Rice (Forbidden Rice) in Pressure Cooker! This high-antioxidants, nutrient-packed ancient Chinese whole grain rice has more impressive health benefits than other rice varieties. Gotta love the nutty aromatic delicious chew.
Servings 2
Prep Time 1 min
Cook Time 34 mins
Total Time 35 mins


  • 1 cup (215g) black rice
  • 1 cup (250ml) cold water


  • Wash & Rinse Black Rice: Add 1 cup (215g) black rice to the inner pot. Rinse the rice a few times over cold water, and rub the rice with your hands. Drain really really well. Add 1 cup (250ml) cold water in the inner pot, then remove 2 - 3 tbsp water.
  • Pressure Cook Black Rice: Close lid and pressure cook at High Pressure for 18 minutes, then Natural Release for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes, release remaining pressure. Open the lid carefully.
  • Serve Instant Pot Black Rice: Fluff and serve black rice with your favorite main dish or add it to your salad. Enjoy~


*Stain Warning: Be mindful of what containers you use for holding or serving the Black Rice because it may stain your ceramic or enamel cookware.
Author: Amy + Jacky
Calories: 397kcal


Calories: 397kcal | Carbohydrates: 83g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 3g | Sodium: 13mg | Potassium: 239mg | Fiber: 3g | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1.6mg