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Instant Pot Sticky Rice

No more wet & mushy Instant Pot Sticky Rice (Pressure Cooker Sticky Rice)! Quick & easy way to make flavorful, evenly cooked Glutinous Rice with no soaking.
Servings 2 - 4
Total Time 27 mins



  • Pressure Cook Glutinous Rice: Add 1 cup (250ml) cold water and a steamer rack in Instant Pot.

    Add 1 cup (200g) glutinous rice in a stainless steel bowl. Place the stainless steel bowl on the steamer rack. Pour cup (167ml) cold water in the stainless steel bowl. Ensure all the rice is submerged in the water.
    With Venting Knob in Venting Position, close the lid immediately, then turn Venting Knob to Sealing Position. Pressure Cook at High Pressure for 12 minutes + Natural Release (roughly 5 – 7 minutes). Open the lid carefully.

    *See notes for doubling recipe.
  • Fluff & Serve: Remove stainless steel bowl from Instant Pot pressure cooker. Gently fluff the sticky rice and serve warm with your main dish. Enjoy~


Use This Method When Doubling Recipe with 2 Cups of Glutinous Rice:
  • Rice: 2 cups (400g) Glutinous Rice
  • Water: 1 1/3 cup (334ml) Cold Tap Water
  • Pressure Cooking Method: High Pressure for 25 minutes + Natural Release
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Author: Amy + Jacky
Calories: 169kcal


Serving: 46g | Calories: 169kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 3.3g | Fat: 0.3g | Sodium: 2mg | Fiber: 0.6g