Instant pot brown rice is an easy recipe for and it’s my favorite meal to cook when I have busy weeknights.

Everybody loves rice, right? So, making a batch of brown rice to go with any meal is so simple with the Instant Pot.


When we talk about rice, directly we talk about the gluten-free diet because it’s rich in starches. There are a lot of varieties of rice around the world. But the widely known types are white rice and brown rice; the polished and unpolished. Despite the white rice has good stuff as germ and bran. The brown rice is the best and is a whole grain and more nutritious than the white rice.

Brown rice, we can find it either long (Brown basmati), medium or short grain. Every type characterized by special features; higher or less amylose, cooks it in high or less temperature…

It’s a healthier choice that contains more minerals, vitamins and fiber that make it a common staple in the gluten-free diet.

How to make brown rice in your instant pot?

The first thing you should do is rinsing the rice under running water to remove all impurities and drain it.

  • Then place 2 cups of brown rice and 2 1/2 cups of water in the inner pot of your instant pot. Make sure all the rice is in the water. Cover the pot with the lid to lock it.


  • Set your instant pot to “Manual” function and cooking time to 22 to 24 minutes. When time is over wait 10 minutes until the pressure to go down and don’t release the pressure manually. After that, slide the steam release handle to let the remaining steam let out of the instant pot.

  • Remove the brown rice from your instant pot and transfer it to a large bowl and cover the it with a dishtowel to keep it hot.

This recipe can easily be doubled without needing to make any changes to the measurements or cooking time.

Storing cooked Brown rice in the Freezer

If you have an intent to making a batch of brown rice and store after cooking you should first leave it to cool in the icebox.

Provide some plastic freezer bags and transfer the brown rice in quantities needed for future meals and stored in the freezer.

Or you can just store it using a shallow container with a lid and cover it tightly in the icebox for 3 to 6 days or in the freezer for 6 months.


Let’s stop wasting time and get to cooking some Brown rice recipe in our instant pot! 



Ready In:




Good For:

Side Dish

About this BROWN RICE Recipe


  • 2 cups brown rice

  • 2 ½ cups water


For a Serving Size of 1cup.

Calories 216

Total Fat 1.8g

Carbohydrates 44g

Protein 5g

Fiber 3.5g

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

Add 2 cups of rice and 2 1/2 cups of water in the inner pot.

Step 2

Adjust your instant pot in the “Manual” function and timer for 22 minutes.

Step 3

Wait 10 mins for the pressure to go down.

Step 4

Release the remaining pressure.

Step 5

Remove Brown rice from your instant pot to another bowl and cover it with a dishtowl.

Step 6


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