Easy Recipe
Prep Time
5 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes

This simple Instant Pot rice pilaf pairs well with any type of Indian-style main dish. Try serving it with "Butter" Chicken, North Indian Chicken Curry, or this Sweet Potato Chickpea Curry

2 cups white basmati rice rinsed and drained
3 tablespoons avocado oil (or ghee)
1 medium white onion cut into crescent moons
2 teaspoons cumin seeds
2 teaspoons finely grated fresh ginger
2 serrano chili peppers sliced lengthwise
½ teaspoons sea salt
½ teaspoons turmeric powder
¼ teaspoons ground cardamom
2 whole star anise
3 bay leaves
2 cinnamon sticks
2 cups water