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Ninja Foodi Rice

Ninja Foodi Rice - How to make fluffy fragrant Rice in the Ninja Foodi/Electric Pressure Cooker. This recipe is quick, and easy to make. Ready to eat in under 25 minutes!

Course Sides
Cuisine American, Asian, british, Indian, South Asian
Keyword instant pot rice, ninja foodi rice, Pressure cooker rice
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Release 15 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 340 kcal
Author Safira


  • 2 cups Rice Optional - Soak for 20 minutes
  • 2 1/4 cup Water or Stock
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 2 tsp Salt Adjust if stock has salt in it


  1. Rinse Rice under cold water in a metal strainer until the water runs completely clear.

  2. Add Rice to Ninja Foodi.

  3. Add Water or Stock.

  4. Add Cumin Seeds and Salt.

  5. Secure lid and click into place. Turn valve to seal.

  6. Select pressure - High.

  7. Turn to high setting. Set the time to 2 minutes.

  8. Once the pressure has built up the timer will start.

  9. Once the time is up and the display reads done, allow rice to naturally release for 10 minutes.

  10. Carefully turn the pressure release valve to vent to release any remaining pressure.

  11. Open the lid and fluff the rice with a fork or spoon.

Recipe Notes


Rice keeps well in the fridge in a airtight container for up to 5 days.

You can also freeze it for up to 3 months.


You can add any flavour you like to the rice such as:

Oil/Butter/Ghee at the start (select saute) and then add:

  • whole spices such as Cumin Seeds, Nigella Seeds, Cinnamon, Cardamom, Cloves, Peppercorns.
  • diced onion - 1 (cook for 10 minutes until golden brown or add fried onions).
  • Add 1/4 - 1/2 cup of chopped vegetables.
Nutrition Facts
Ninja Foodi Rice
Amount Per Serving
Calories 340 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Sodium 1168mg51%
Potassium 116mg3%
Carbohydrates 74g25%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 6IU0%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 31mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.