Quick, easy and vegan mushroom rice made in the Instant pot makes for a delicious weeknight dinner.

Prep Time10 mins

Cook Time11 mins

Resting time21 mins

Course: Main Course, Mains

Cuisine: International

Servings: 3


  • Instant Pot


For soaking the rice

  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • 3 cups water

For the mushroom rice

  • 1.5 tablespoon neutral flavored vegetable oil
  • 3 teaspoon grated garlic
  • 1 cup finely chopped onions
  • 1 tablespoon chopped spring onion whites
  • 5 fresh chives chopped roughly
  • 2 tablespoon finely chopped celery leaves
  • 300 grams sliced mushrooms
  • 1.5 teaspoon freshly cracked pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Salt or to taste
  • 1.25 cups vegetable broth
  • ┬╝ cup finely chopped spring onion greens

For garnish

  • 3 fresh chives roughly chopped
  • 2 tablespoon chopped spring onion greens


Washing and soaking the rice

  • Place the basmati in a colander and wash under running water till water runs clear.
  • Transfer this to a bowl and add 3 cups water.
  • Let it soak for 15 mins.
  • While the rice soaks, get the chopping done.


  • Insert the stainless steel inner pot into the Instant Pot.
  • Turn on Saute mode on Normal for 8 mins.
  • Add oil and when it is heated up, add grated garlic.
  • Saute the garlic for 20 to 30 secs.
  • Now, add finely chopped onions and spring onion whites.
  • Mix well and cook till onions turn pink and soft.
  • If you are using low sodium broth, please add salt at this stage.
  • Add chives and celery.
  • Mix well.
  • Now, add the sliced mushrooms and pepper.
  • Stir to combine and cook till mushrooms wilt.
  • For Instant Pot & Air Fryer Recipes
  • Instant Pot timings may vary based on your geographic location. Air fryer settings and timings may vary based on the capacity and the model of the Air fryer.
  • Disclaimer
  • Nutrition values are provided here as a courtesy and are only a rough guide. Please consult a health care provider if you have any concerns.
  • Nutrition
  • Serving: 250g