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rice sprinkled with fresh cilantro in a bowl

Coconut Rice

Infuse your rice with delicious flavour and aroma of coconut in this foolproof Instant Pot recipe. Perfect for serving with Indian and Thai curries.
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American Asian fusion
Keyword: coconut rice
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 356kcal


  • 400g/2 cups basmati rice or jasmine rice
  • 400ml/1 ¾ cup full fat coconut milk
  • 175ml/3/4 cup water
  • 1 tsp salt


  • Rinse the basmati rice until water runs clear. Mix the the rice, coconut milk and water with salt in the Instant pot.
  • Pressure cook on Rice Setting/12 minutes. Allow for natural pressure release. Fluff up with a fork and sprinkle with fresh cilantro/coriander before serving if desired.


Calories: 356kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 401mg | Potassium: 218mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 3mg