To make cauliflower instant pot all you need is Instantpot, water, Steamer, cauliflower.
Once you steamed cauliflower make your own seasonings and enjoy. Sometimes we enjoy steam cauliflower with a pinch of salt and crushed black pepper. I give it as finger food for my one-year-old that how amazing this pressure cooker cauliflower.
How long to steam cauliflower instant pot?
|The total time for steaming cauliflower in an instant pot is very less compared to steaming instant pot baby potatoes, instant pot green beans, instant pot carrots, etc.
|cooking cauliflower in a pressure cooker is very less time-consuming and has zero monitoring. You can even do the same with steamed cauliflower in the instant pot but today I steam fresh cauliflower.
How to cook cauliflower in instant pot?
The instant pot is the best way to steam any vegetables. I have been trying to steam vegetables in an instant pot in the last few days. Instantpot never failed to impress me. cooking cauliflower in a pressure cooker has saved me so much time .
Step by step guide: INSTANT POT CAULIFLOWER
Wash the cauliflower in cold running water and chop the cauliflower into florets. I prefer using florets instead of instantpot whole cauliflower while steaming. This steam cauliflower recipe is one of the simplest methods to do.
Steam cauliflower in instant pot
Add around one cup of water to the inner pot and place the steamer.
Add the cauliflower florets to the steamer basket. Close the lid and turn the venting knob to the sealing position.
Turn on the instantpot to steam mode and set the time for 1 minute and do a QR. You can do a natural release after 5 minutes if you want little mushy cauliflower in the instantpot.
If you want crunchy stir fry kind of cauliflower do it in steam mode for 1 minute and do a QR immediately after the steam completes.
After doing QR takes off the cauliflower instantpot immediately and leave it on for few minutes before you make any cauliflower curry or cauliflower instantpot recipes.
You can even wash the cauliflower florets in running water after taking them out from the pressure cooker to stop the further cooking process.
Today I did this recipe for my toddler so I did 1 minute and QR after 5 minutes to get a little mushy and I chopped the cauliflower into small pieces and seasoned it in my cast iron with some salt, turmeric, and black pepper powder.
PRO Tip: Do you know adding turmeric powder and black pepper powder will boost kids’ immunity and is one of the best ways to introduce spices to toddlers.
Enjoy your instant pot steamed cauliflower with your family and friends.
What model instantpot used for this cauliflower instantpot recipe?
I used instapot 3 quarts and this is the instant pot steamer I used for this instant pot cauliflower florets for this recipe. Though I have 4 -5 varieties of steamer this steamer is my favorite for small quantities and fits perfectly whether it’s 3 qts or 6 qts.
Why steam vegetables in instant pot ?
Steaming vegetables in an instant pot retaining more nutrients and less monitoring if you have your cooking time for each vegetable in place.
Do’s and dont’s to get a perfect steamed cauliflower:
Don’t forget to do a QR (quick release ) immediately after the steam operation completes.
Don’t add too much water to the inner pot.
Place the steamed cauliflower in cold running water to avoid further cooking if you feel the cauliflower instant pot is cooked perfectly.
Always use fresh cauliflower if you are using frozen cauliflower the timing will differ. You can try with zero minutes for the frozen cauliflower.
Always use cauliflower florets while steaming rather than whole cauliflower.
instant pot cauliflower
instant pot cauliflower is the quickest way to steam cauliflower
- 1 floret cauliflower
- 1 cup water
Wash the cauliflower in cold running water and chop the cauliflower into florets. I prefer using florets instead of instant pot whole cauliflower while steaming. This steam cauliflower recipe is one of the simplest methods to do.
Add around one cup of water to the inner pot and place the steamer.Add the cauliflower florets in the steamer basket.
Close the lid and turn the venting knob to sealing position.
Turn on the instantpot to steam mode with 1 minute and do a QR after 5 minutes if you want little mushy cauliflower in instant pot.
If you want crunchy stir fry kind of cauliflower do it in steam mode 1 minute and do a QR immediately after the steam completes.
After doing QR takes off the cauliflower instant pot immediately and leave on for few minutes before you make any cauliflower curry or cauliflower instantpot recipes.
You can even wash the cauliflower florets in running water after taking out from the pressure cooker to stop further cooking process.
Today I did this recipe for my toddler so I did 1 minute and QR after 5 minutes to get a little mushy.
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