Confetti Basmati Rice
By :HipPressureCooking
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Votes: 12
Rating: 4.25
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Course Side Dish
Cuisine Modern
Difficulty Easy
Browse Category Rice & Pastas
Duration less than 15 min
Cooking Technique Pressure Cook
Main Ingredient Carrot, Peppers, Rice
Prep Time 5 minute
Cook Time 5 minutes
Servings
4-6 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1 medium bell pepper (any color)
  • 1 carrot grated
  • Water as needed (follow recipe instructions)
  • 2 cups Basmati rice or long-grain rice
  • 1/2 cup peas (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Modern
Difficulty Easy
Browse Category Rice & Pastas
Duration less than 15 min
Cooking Technique Pressure Cook
Main Ingredient Carrot, Peppers, Rice
Prep Time 5 minute
Cook Time 5 minutes
Servings
4-6 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1 medium bell pepper (any color)
  • 1 carrot grated
  • Water as needed (follow recipe instructions)
  • 2 cups Basmati rice or long-grain rice
  • 1/2 cup peas (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
Votes: 12
Rating: 4.25
Rate this recipe!
Instructions
  1. Pre-heat the pressure cooker by pressing the "Brown" or "Saute'" program.
  2. Swirl in the olive oil and onion and saute' until translucent.
  3. In the meantime, in a 4 cup capacity liquid measuring cup add the bell pepper, grated carrots and pat down lightly into an even layer.
  4. Pour water into the measuring container with the veggies until you reach the 3 cup mark and set aside.
  5. Back to the pressure cooker, pour in the rice, peas and salt. Mix well.
  6. Now, add the measuring cup with water and veggies into the pressure cooker. Mix well.
  7. Close the lid and set the valve to pressure cooking position.
  8. Cook for 3 minutes at high pressure.
  9. When cooking time is up, count 10 minutes of Natural pressure release. Then, release the rest of the pressure slowly using the valve.
  10. Fluff the rice with a fork, and serve!
5 replies
  1. Dbritten
    Dbritten says:

    Great side dish. Swapped the peas for edamame beans. Next time i would out the beans in after the rice cooks

  2. Mrs. 2077
    Mrs. 2077 says:

    Love this! I have used an apprpiate amout of frozen veggies in place of bell peppers or to round off the peas and it turns out beautifully!

  3. Back2mac
    Back2mac says:

    I have to go to the back of the class.
    I used black rice… and of course therefore no confetti!
    Lol

  4. Thibault1986
    Thibault1986 says:

    The rice was a bit undercooked but might be because I did notrinse the rice first. Overall very good.

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