Directions for cooking all types of rice in the Instant Pot

White rice, short-grain (such as Arborio, sushi rice,Valencia): Rinse the rice in a fine-mesh sieve until the water runs clear. In the pressure cooker, combine 1 cup rice, 1¼ cups water, and ¼ teaspoon fine sea salt. Cook on high pressure for 3 to 5 minutes; then let the pressure release naturally for 10 minutes. Release the remaining pressure manually. Fluff the rice with a fork, cover the pot with a dish towel, and put the lid back on top of the towel (loosely—don’t lock it in) or place a plate on top of the dish towel. Let the rice rest for 10 minutes before serving.

White rice, long-grain (such as basmati or jasmine): Rinse the rice in a fine-mesh sieve until the water runs clear. In the pressure cooker, combine 1 cup rice, 1¼ cups water, and ¼ teaspoon fine sea salt. Cook on high pressure for 8 to 10 minutes; then let the pressure release naturally. Fluff the rice with a fork, cover the pot with a dish towel, and put the lid back on top of the towel (loosely—don’t lock it in) or place a plate on top of the dish towel. Let the rice rest for 10 minutes before serving.

Brown rice, short-grain: In the pressure cooker, combine 1 cup rice, 1¼ cups water, and ¼ teaspoon fine sea salt. Cook on high pressure for 22 to 24 minutes; then let the pressure release naturally. Fluff the rice with a fork, cover the pot with a dish towel,and put the lid back on top of the towel (loosely—don’t lock it in) or place a plate on top of the dish towel. Let the rice rest for 10 minutes before serving.

Brown basmati or other long-grain: In the pressure cooker, combine 1 cup rice, 1¼ cups water, and ¼ teaspoon fine salt. Cook on high pressure for 20 to 22 minutes; then let the pressure release naturally for 10 minutes. Release the remaining pressure manually. Fluff the rice with a fork, cover the pot with a dish towel, and put the lid back on top of the towel (loosely—don’t lock it in) or place a plate on top of the dish towel. Let the rice rest for 10 minutes before serving.