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Instant Pot Rice Recipe (Beef Plov)

Making beef plov in an instant pot is so quick and easy and using brown rice is genius. This Instant Pot Rice recipe is a healthier, juicier and flavor packed version of beef plov | natashaskitchen.com

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This Instant Pot Rice recipe is a healthier, juicier and flavor packed rice pilaf called plov. It all comes together in 1 pot (the instant pot!) and you won’t believe how quick and easy this is.

Traditionally, beef plov is made with white rice, but we used a brown rice which was perfect for the instant pot because it doesn’t get mushy while the beef becomes melt-in-your mouth tender. Brown rice is also way healthier and your hungry people may not even realize it is brown rice. It works so well in this recipe!

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My husband gave me this Instant Pot for Christmas and I am already completely smitten with it! If you own an instant pot, chances are you are obsessed with it also. Let me know about your favorite instant pot recipes in a comment below. I’m so excited to put this amazing little pot to work!

Making beef plov in an instant pot is so quick and easy and using brown rice is genius. This Instant Pot Rice recipe is a healthier, juicier and flavor packed version of beef plov.

Ingredients for Instant Pot Rice Beef Plov:

2 1/2 cups short grain brown rice (500 grams), rinsed and drained*
1 lb beef chuck or beef stew meat, cut into 3/4″ pieces
4 Tbsp olive oil
4 Tbsp butter
1 large onion, diced
3 large carrots, thickly julienned
3 cups (720 ml) very warm water
1 Tbsp salt (we used fine sea salt)
1/2 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp ground paprika
1/2 tsp ground coriander
1 whole head garlic, unpeeled, cut in half crosswise.
1 Tbsp freshly chopped parsley to garnish – optional

*TIPS FOR SUCCESS: We used organic short grain brown rice (I buy the “Lundberg” brand bag sold in Costco). DO NOT USE quick cooking rice, parboiled or white rice – these would all need modifications in timing and water. Use a standard measuring cup or a kitchen scale to measure the rice (not the measuring cup that comes with your instant pot).

Making beef plov in an instant pot is so quick and easy and using brown rice is genius. This Instant Pot Rice recipe is a healthier, juicier and flavor packed version of beef plov.

If you don’t own an instant pot yet, you can still make beef plov on the stovetop with this recipe and check out the creative grain we used in this newer version – wildly delicious!!

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Instant Pot Rice (Beef Plov)

4.83 from 145 votes
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Making beef plov in an instant pot is so quick and easy and using brown rice is genius. This Instant Pot Rice recipe is a healthier, juicier and flavor packed version of beef plov | natashaskitchen.com
Making beef plov in an instant pot is so quick and easy and using brown rice is genius. This Instant Pot Rice recipe is a healthier, juicier and flavor packed version of beef plov.
Author: Natasha of NatashasKitchen.com
Skill Level: Easy
Cost to Make: $10-$12
Calories: 502 kcal
Servings: 8 as a side dish

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups short grain brown rice 500 grams, rinsed and drained*
  • 1 lb beef chuck or beef stew meat cut into 3/4" pieces**
  • 4 Tbsp olive oil
  • 4 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 large onion diced
  • 3 large carrots thickly julienned
  • 3 cups 720 ml very warm water
  • 1 Tbsp salt we used fine sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp ground paprika
  • 1/2 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 whole head garlic unpeeled, cut in half crosswise.

Instructions

  1. Rinse and drain rice and set aside. Set Instant pot to sauté on high heat (push sauté twice to switch to high heat) and add 4 Tbsp olive oil. Once oil is hot (but not smoking), add beef in a single layer and sauté until lightly browned (5 min), stirring occasionally.
  2. Add 4 Tbsp butter and chopped onion and stir 3 minutes until softened.
  3. Add julienned carrots along with all seasonings (1 Tbsp salt, 1/2 tsp pepper, 1/2 tsp cumin, 1/2 tsp paprika, 1/2 tsp coriander) and sauté 5 minutes until softened, stirring occasionally.
  4. Spread rice evenly over the top (do not stir). Push garlic halves cut-side-down, halfway into the rice. Pour very warm (or hot) water directly over the garlic cloves so you don't disturb the rice. Use the back of a wooden spoon to poke 5-7 holes through the rice to the bottom of the pot (this helps disburse flavor).
  5. Cover and cook on high pressure 30 min (I used the "Multigrain" setting). Let instant pot rest and naturally depressurize 10 min before switching to the venting position to release steam. Make sure the steam is fully released and the pressure valve has floated down before opening the pot.
  6. Remove garlic and set aside. Stir rice well to combine ingredients. We squeeze the garlic cloves back into the pot because they are melt-in-your mouth delicious.

Recipe Notes

*We used organic short grain brown rice (I buy the bag sold in Costco)
**The meat will brown easier if you leave it at room temperature 30 minutes before starting to cook it.

Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Rice (Beef Plov)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 502 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Fat 19g29%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 59mg20%
Sodium 917mg40%
Potassium 417mg12%
Carbohydrates 60g20%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 21g42%
Vitamin A 4070IU81%
Vitamin C 2.7mg3%
Calcium 43mg4%
Iron 2.9mg16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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This instant pot plov also reheats really well on a skillet the next day so leftovers are a great thing!

Making beef plov in an instant pot is so quick and easy and using brown rice is genius. This Instant Pot Rice recipe is a healthier, juicier and flavor packed version of beef plov.

Have you gotten on the instant pot wagon? It was actually this recipe that made me fall in love with my Instant pot (ahem 2 hours instead of 15 hours? YES!!!).

What is your favorite recipe to cook in the Instant Pot? I am always looking for new ideas. Thanks in advance my friends. I always love hearing from you :).

Making beef plov in an instant pot is so quick and easy and using brown rice is genius. This Instant Pot Rice recipe is a healthier, juicier and flavor packed version of beef plov. | natashaskitchen.com

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  • Jen
    May 31, 2020

    Made today and it came out great. My partner commented twice how much she liked it! Only change I made was using long grain brown rice instead of short because that was what I had on hand. Definitely going to be making this on a regular basis

    Reply

    • Natasha's Kitchen
      May 31, 2020

      So great to hear that Jen, I’m so glad that you both enjoyed this recipe. Thank you for sharing your good feedback with us!

      Reply

  • Gidget Dusza
    May 9, 2020

    I’m going to make the beef plover but don’t have short grain brown rice but do have short grain sticky brown rice…. can I use that instead? Thx.

    Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      May 9, 2020

      Hi Gidget, I haven’t made this with sticky rice. I imagine that would change the texture quite a bit and worry it would become too sticky! I would love to know how you like this recipe if you experiment!

      Reply

  • Les.
    May 5, 2020

    We enjoyed this recipe very much. I used long grain brown rice because it’s what I had and it turned out just fine. The flavors were delicious. I served it as a main meal with a simple salad for four adults. It’s a keeper.

    Reply

    • Natasha's Kitchen
      May 5, 2020

      Hello Les, thanks for sharing that with us and for leaving good feedback. Great to know that grain brown rice works well with this recipe too!

      Reply

  • Rc
    May 3, 2020

    I made this twice now and many of your recipes! Lovely♥️

    Reply

    • Natasha's Kitchen
      May 3, 2020

      Glad to know that you loved this. I hope that you enjoy every recipe that you try. Thanks for your great feedback!

      Reply

  • Virginia Fisher
    April 27, 2020

    When I make this recipe it burns in mine pot why is that I go by the directions and it burn.

    Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      April 27, 2020

      Hi Virginia, I have not had that experience but I’m more than happy to troubleshoot, are you using manual high pressure? Are you stirring the ingredients to get some liquid under the chicken?

      Reply

  • Shannon Baity
    April 26, 2020

    Would long train brown rice work? I can’t seem to find short grain. Thankyou

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    • Natasha
      April 26, 2020

      Hi Shannon, I haven’t tested with long grain brown rice, but they should be fairly close. You might cook on high pressure an extra minute with long grain brown rice.

      Reply

  • Nikki
    April 24, 2020

    So, so good! Everyone loved it! I may cut down on the salt just a bit the next time. But dang, this is a keeper!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      April 24, 2020

      I’m so glad you enjoyed it! Thank you for the wonderful review!

      Reply

  • SpaghettiGuy40
    April 19, 2020

    A+ on this recipe. Been making it for a while now. My kids request it all the time.
    I’ve been subbing in boneless skinless chicken thighs. Works just as good. Ukrainian mother-in-law even digs it.

    Reply

    • Natasha's Kitchen
      April 19, 2020

      Awesome! Thank you for giving this recipe an excellent review.

      Reply

  • Jane Hornung
    April 16, 2020

    This is such great and easy Plov recipe. Thank you for sharing! Made it several times and will continue to do so. My only advice to others is to make sure you poke enough holes for the water to get to the bottom. One time I only did a couple and got a burn notice.

    Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      April 16, 2020

      I’m so glad you enjoyed this recipe, Jane! Thank you for that awesome review!

      Reply

  • Natashas Kitchen
    April 14, 2020

    Thank you Anna!

    Reply

  • Anna Chan
    April 14, 2020

    Hello, Natasha, Have been following your recipes…. just love them! This one, Instant Pot Beef Plov, has become one of our family favourites! I use a wild rice mix instead of the brown rice which gives it even more texture. It worked perfect! Thank you for the great recipe!

    Reply

    • Natasha
      April 14, 2020

      Hi Anna, thank you so much for sharing that with us. It’s great to know it works well with a wild rice mix.

      Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      April 14, 2020

      That’s so great! I love it when the entire family loves a recipe! That’s so great!

      Reply

  • Grace
    April 11, 2020

    Hello Natasha. I do not have an instant pot, I have a pressure cooker that has different options but not manual setting. Among the options: rice, risotto, beans or lentils which should I use? Thank you!

    Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      April 11, 2020

      Hi Grace, we used rice in our recipe. I haven’t tested with the other options to advise. If you experiment please let me know how you like that.

      Reply

  • Kristina
    April 4, 2020

    I cooked it today, very delicious! Thank you!

    Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      April 4, 2020

      That’s so great! I’m so glad you enjoyed this recipe, Kristina!

      Reply

  • Ksusha.A
    March 30, 2020

    Awesome.
    Mine turned out a little mushy but still kind of grainy. Not sure what kind of brown rice i used but it worked! Taste is exceptional for it being brown rice. Meat is tender. And it all took under an hr

    Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      March 30, 2020

      The rice is more than likely the culprit. I’m so glad you enjoyed it!

      Reply

  • Yvonne Shannon
    March 30, 2020

    I can’t get out for garlic bulbs. Can I substitute garlic from a jar?

    Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      March 30, 2020

      Hi Yvonne, I imagine that should work. If you experiment, let me know how you liked the recipe.

      Reply

      • Yvonne Shannon
        March 30, 2020

        well I used minced beef as that was all I had. Everything good except I found brown rice was a little too chewy. Maybe try white rice. Couldn’t pressure longer as carrots would have been mushy. Flavour was great!

        Reply

  • Alivia
    March 25, 2020

    Hi Natasha, I’m planning to make this for dinner tonight. I made it once before and my husband (Uzbek and Turkmen parents) made this all the time when he was growing up. He was so happy I could replicate it for him! I accidentally defrosted two lbs of meat instead of one. Do I need to change the recipe except for amount of spices to make this work? I would prefer to not double the rice. Thank you!

    Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      March 25, 2020

      Hi Alivia, I wouldn’t necessarily double the spices since you are not doubling the rice. But you can add more to the meat to ensure it is not bland. If you experiment I would love to know how you like this recipe.

      Reply

      • Alivia
        March 25, 2020

        Update: I had already turned on the IP when you replied, so here’s how it went.
        I used 2lbs of beef stew meat and had to use 2lbs short grain brown rice (all I had with quarantine). Still used 3 cups water and doubled spices. Same 30 min multigrain cook time. It was perfect!

        Reply

        • Natasha's Kitchen
          March 26, 2020

          Awesome! Thanks for the update and for sharing your experience with us.

          Reply

  • Anna
    March 23, 2020

    Hi Natasha. I love all of your recipes. Can you please let me know adjustments to make if using organic white rice and lamb? Thanks!

    Reply

    • Natasha's Kitchen
      March 23, 2020

      Hi Anna, I haven’t really tested that yet to advise but others shared that they used lamb and it went well. If you would like to do an experiment, please share with us how it goes.

      Reply

  • Svitlana
    March 14, 2020

    Hello, I have followed the recipe, but the meat got all burnt at the bottom, should I change “multigrain” to something else? Thank you

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    • Natasha
      March 14, 2020

      Hi Svitlana, it sounds like maybe the heat was on too high when you were searing the meat. I would suggest sauteeing on medium next time if you find that high heat is too hot and burning your meat. Also, make sure you are using enough oil. It will help to scrape the bottom of the pan when you add the butter and onion to scrape off any stuck-on bits. You can cook it on manual high pressure as well, but I used the “Multigrain” setting

      Reply

  • Lilia
    March 3, 2020

    Would I be able to use jasmine rice for this recipe?

    Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      March 3, 2020

      Hi Lilia, Jasmine rice is not ideal for this recipe because it would overcook in the time it takes for the beef to become tender.

      Reply

  • Ina Sheyn
    February 26, 2020

    It would be great to have this recipe with farro instead of rice.

    Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      February 26, 2020

      Thank you for that suggestion. I’ll add that to my list.

      Reply

  • Eloisa
    February 25, 2020

    Oh my goodness, Natasha, thank you so much for this delicious recipe! I’ve never heard of Plov, what a treat. I was upset because we couldn’t find short grain brown rice nearby, so I finally just used the brown Jasmine rice we had. I used 2 cups of water and crossed my fingers. It turned out moist and creamy and the beef so soft. Thank you!

    Reply

    • Natasha's Kitchen
      February 25, 2020

      Fantastic! Thanks for sharing that with us, Eloisa. Hope you love every recipe that you try!

      Reply

  • Liliya Bergen
    February 25, 2020

    Scrumptious!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      February 25, 2020

      Thank you!

      Reply

  • Thomas A.
    February 15, 2020

    This recipe is fantastic. It was the first thing I cooked in my new Instant Cooker. Valentine’s Day Winner. Wink wink. Thank YOU, NATASHA!!!

    Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      February 16, 2020

      That sounds like the perfect dinner! Thank you for sharing that with me.

      Reply

  • Ginka
    January 31, 2020

    Hi, Natasha, i want to make this but without the meat, should there be any changes in cooking time or water quantity?Thank you!

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    • Natasha
      January 31, 2020

      Hi, to be honest, I haven’t tested this without the meat but if I were to experiment, I would probably leave the water proportions and timing the same. If you test this out, I’d love to hear how it goes.

      Reply

      • Ginka
        February 3, 2020

        It came out very good, i’ve done it before with the meat but without it is just as good and delicious! Thank you!

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        • Natashas Kitchen
          February 3, 2020

          You’re welcome! I’m so happy you enjoyed it!

          Reply

  • Rena
    January 30, 2020

    Hi Natasha I made this today and followed the recipe 99% (only change was vegan butter bc nursing and baby has dairy sensitivity) and the flavors were great but end result was a bit watery and rice seemed a tad undercooked. Any idea what I could have done wrong? Used same brand short grain brown rice and 3 cups water and 30 min on multigrain. Would love to try again but not sure what I did. Thoughts?

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 30, 2020

      Hi Rena, it is most likely due to using a different type of rice than what is called for in the recipe. Short grain rice is more starchy and cooks up differently and more creamy than long grain. That is probably why it came out watery and didn’t absorb the liquid properly.

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      • Rena
        January 31, 2020

        Thanks for the reply. I used short grain brown rice from the same brand that you mention for the recipient. I thought the recipe calls for short grain brown rice? I really loved the flavor and want to try again but not sure what to tweak.

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        • Natashas Kitchen
          January 31, 2020

          Short grain is correct Rena. If it was different rice it may have resulted in that. I would try it again just be sure to watch the pot settings & measure everything correctly. Without being there it really is hard to say. Crossing my fingers it works out for you next time.

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  • Lori
    January 30, 2020

    The best recipe I have made in a while. The hubby said make this part of the rotation!!! Love it turns out perfect and I used long grain rice.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      January 30, 2020

      So great to hear that Lori. Thanks for the feedback and I’m really happy to hear that it was perfect!

      Reply

  • Lori Kurochkina
    January 28, 2020

    Natasha, if I make this with long-grain white rice instead of brown… does anything change in the recipe? Water amount the same? My instant-pot has a button called Plov and it is for 20 mins. What time would you recommend if I used white rice? Thank you 🙂

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    • Natasha
      January 28, 2020

      Hi Lori, I haven’t had great results with white rice – the beef doesn’t get cooked well enough or the rice ends up over-cooked for the meat to be tender, this is why I used brown rice.

      Reply

      • Lori Kurochkina
        January 31, 2020

        Ok, good to know, thanks again!

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        • Natashas Kitchen
          January 31, 2020

          No problem!

          Reply

  • Elizabeth Hamilton
    January 22, 2020

    Really easy and very tasty! The way I rate dinners in my home is if my daughter takes it to school the next day for lunch it was good. But if my spouse and my daughter takes it for lunch it was a HIT!!!!!! I am so happy to report this was a HIT!!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 22, 2020

      I’m so glad you enjoyed it, Elizabeth! Thank you for the wonderful review!

      Reply

  • adams
    January 18, 2020

    amazing recipe. i like the most in this food is the the whole garlic bulb. it is much tasty than a clove.thanks natashas for sharing this recipe.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 20, 2020

      You’re welcome! I’m so happy you enjoyed it, Adams!

      Reply

  • Shanon
    January 15, 2020

    I thought I had coriander but I did not. Made this without it anyway and it was a big hit. I can’t believe how tender the meat gets in such a short cooking time!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 16, 2020

      I’m so glad you enjoyed it, Sharon! Thank you for the wonderful review!

      Reply

    • Danielle Prizament
      January 23, 2020

      My pressure cooker didn’t have a grain setting so I set it on manual high pressure. Hope it turns out well!

      Reply

  • Courtney Morehead
    January 15, 2020

    Is there any way to sub cauliflower rice with this regular rice?

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 15, 2020

      Hi Courtney, I looked through the comment to see if anyone tried it, it doesn’t look like it. If you experiment with that I would love to know how you like the recipe. Personally, I haven’t experimented with cauliflower in an Instant Pot.

      Reply

  • Dmytro
    December 27, 2019

    That’s delicious! I tried this recipe and everyone in my family just liked it. Thank you for sharing this recipe!
    I have just Instant Pot Ultra. Cooked at Pressure Cook (low) for 20 min only and let it rest for 10 min after.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      December 27, 2019

      I’m so happy to hear that! Thank you for sharing your great review!

      Reply

  • Shannon Gammon
    December 24, 2019

    I followed the directions exactly and it came out FANTASTIC! Thank you for another amazing recipe!

    Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      December 24, 2019

      I’m so happy to hear that! Thank you for sharing your great review, Shannon!

      Reply

  • Vicki
    December 10, 2019

    Can I use long grain brown rice for the plov

    Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      December 10, 2019

      Hi Vicki, I haven’t tested this with long grain brown rice so keep in mind if you are substituting that long grain requires a little less water and also may cook slightly faster than short grain.

      Reply

  • Victoria Ray
    December 6, 2019

    It all looks and sounds great, Natasha, but the taste is wrong. It doesn’t taste anything like the real Uzbek plov we make in Russia. You don’t need anything except for Turmeric and a tad bit of Coriander

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    • Natasha
      December 7, 2019

      Hi Victoria, this is our family’s version. I hope you give it a try!

      Reply

  • Sherry
    November 30, 2019

    Just made this tonight. Oh my goodness! It was SOOO GOOOD!

    Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      December 1, 2019

      I’m so glad you enjoyed that, Sherry!

      Reply

  • Allie
    November 27, 2019

    Hi Natasha.
    I’m looking to double the portion. Do you know know if I need to double the water and cooking time?

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      November 27, 2019

      Hi Allie, I haven’t doubled this personally, but I would keep the time the same if doubling. One of my readers doubled it and reported the following: “I did do 2 lb of beef and doubled all seasonings. I also did 5cups of rice and 5 cups of water. Fit to a T in the 6QT. Came out perfectly fine.” I hope that helps!

      Reply

  • Jessica Sakalosh
    November 11, 2019

    Can I use Jasmine rice for the instant pot plov?

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      November 11, 2019

      Hi Jessica, Jasmine rice is not ideal for this recipe because it would over cook in the time it takes for the beef to become tender.

      Reply

      • KP
        January 23, 2020

        It is possible to use jasmine rice, but the process is a bit different. You would cook everything except the rice first. Once that is done add 2 cups or so of rice along with a cup or more of water or beef broth. This is dependent on how much rice you wish to add, and how much liquid is seen within the pot. Set pressure for 3 minutes, and allow to it to release pressure for 10 minutes. I have cooked it this way multiple times with great success. Thank you for the recipe!

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        • Natashas Kitchen
          January 23, 2020

          Hi KP, I haven’t tested it that way to advise. If you experiment I would love to know how you like that.

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          • KP
            May 6, 2020

            Natasha, this is the way I make it everytime. I often double the recipe. If someone is uncertain about how much water or broth to add, they can use the following tried and true method. Make sure the that after adding the rice you then add enough water so that it comes up to your first knuckle. Thanks for such a great recipe!

          • Natasha's Kitchen
            May 6, 2020

            You’re so welcome and thank you so much also for sharing that with us.

  • Inna
    November 10, 2019

    Hi Natasha,
    Can I make this in a crock pot?

    Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      November 11, 2019

      Hi Inna, I haven’t tried this in a crockpot. I think it could work but I haven’t tested it to provide instructions on that. When not using an instant pot, we have a few other pilaf recipes that are staples in our house.

      Reply

  • April
    October 30, 2019

    Made this exactly as the recipe and it was delicious. So easy to make. Thanks so much for sharing!

    Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      October 30, 2019

      You’re welcome! I’m so happy to hear you enjoyed that. Thank you for that great review, April!

      Reply

    • Holly
      December 30, 2019

      Unfortunately ours came out very sticky. We followed the recipe but the rice just glommed together. It still tasted pretty good but the texture was less than.

      Reply

      • Natasha
        December 30, 2019

        Hi Holly, did you use a different kind of rice and make sure to release pressure when indicated in the recipe. Rice can overcook quickly if you let it go for too long. It sounds like yours got overcooked.

        Reply

  • Nicolette
    September 23, 2019

    Great recipe thank you, first time to cook rice in Instant Pot, added few more veggies, family had a filling supper with very little effort from my side.

    Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      September 23, 2019

      I’m so happy to hear that! Thank you for sharing your great feedback.

      Reply

  • Tricia
    September 15, 2019

    Made this last night absolutely delicious. Regards the calories per portion how many portions does this make. Thanks

    Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      September 16, 2019

      Hi Tricia, This recipe serves 8 as a side dish. If you click “Jump to recipe” at the top of the post, it will take you to our printable recipe where you’ll have the option to change the number of servings. Hover over the “8” highlighted in red and slide it to how many servings you would like to make. I hope that helps!

      Reply

    • Bernadette
      October 31, 2019

      We love this!! This is a staple in our household. But would love to know if this freezes well?

      Reply

      • Natashas Kitchen
        October 31, 2019

        Hi Bernadette, I haven’t tried freezing this but here is what one of our readers wrote “The rice and meat freeze well. The carrots will get mushy, but no big problem.” I hope that helps.

        Reply

  • Carina Z
    September 14, 2019

    First recipe my mom and I made using her new instant and it was a hit!

    Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      September 16, 2019

      That’s just awesome!! Thank you for sharing your wonderful review!

      Reply

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