Best Pressure Cooker Saffron Basmati Rice

  • Yield : 6 serving plates
  • Servings : 6
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 15m
  • Ready In : 25m

Best pressure cooker saffron basmati rice.This is very easy rice recipe. Cook saffron basmati rice in power pressure cooker like a professional cooker!


  • 1/4 teaspoon saffron threads
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups (750 ml) chicken broth
  • 1 ½ cups long-grain basmati rice


Step 1

In a small mixing bowl,combine saffron threads and 1 tablespoon warm water. Mix well and set aside for 10 minutes.

Step 2

In a pressure cooker,melt butter over medium heat. Stir in ground ginger,salt and saffron mixture. Cook,stirring,until aromatic,for about 30 seconds. Pour in chicken broth and stir in rice.

Step 3

Close pressure cooker and lock the lid. Set burner heat to high pressure. When cooker reaches high pressure,reduce heat to low. Set timer to cook for 15 minutes.

Step 4

Turn off pressure cooker. Use Quick Release method to reduce the pressure to normal (do not open pressure cooker!) Set aside for 10 minutes to steam the rice.

Step 5

Open cooker. Stir well rice. Transfer to serving platter. Serve as a side dish.

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