Want to know how to cook potatoes in instant pot? Here is the easiest method of cooking potatoes in instant pot.
Potatoes are the staple in our Indian kitchen. At least once a week we make a recipe using potatoes instant pot method. Some of the repeated side dishes in our home like instant pot poori masala/potato masala, instant pot garlic mashed potatoes for my kids, instant pot baby potatoes curry whenever I get Costco baby potatoes.
After having instant pot its a breeze to steam potatoes in instant pot or any vegetables. All you need to have a proper time chart tracking that suits your recipes and vegetables. This is something I follow whenever I steam, cook potatoes, or new vegetables in instant pot.
One more option is we can even dump vegetables like potatoes in the instant pot and set a delay timer and boil potatoes in instant pot, potato curry instant pot, or make some instant pot mashed potatoes. Sometimes to feed my baby as an evening snack I steam potatoes instant pot with a delay timer. When the baby wakes up from afternoon nap baby potatoes instant pot it will be ready.
How to cook potatoes in instant pot?
I will add roughly 1.5 to 2 cups of water in the inner pot and if needed place the trivet and add the potatoes instant pot.
Now close the lid and set pressure to ‘high pressure’ for 8 -10 minutes depends on the number of potatoes in the instant pot the cooking time needs to be adjusted.
Let the pressure release naturally.
Check with knife whether the potatoes cooked perfectly.
How long to cook potatoes in instant pot?
The timing for cooking potatoes in instant pot depends on the size, quantity, type of potatoes you are cooking all matter.
Today I have used russet Idaho potatoes in instant pot for this recipe sometimes I make baby potatoes instant pot or some kind of small potatoes instant pot so I adjust the time accordingly.
I will post on those soon as and when I make a recipe.
How long does it take to boil potatoes in the instapot?
For instant pot potatoes time you can try between 8 -10 minutes for any whole potatoes instant pot and adjust accordingly.
If you like Indian potatoes recipes please don’t forget to try my instant pot potato curry recipe. This is a fantastic side dish you can enjoy with any bread like naan, roti, puri, etc.
cooking potatoes in instant pot
Easiest and quickest way of cooking potatoes in instant pot. You can boil potatoes in instant pot or steam potatoes in instant pot.
- 4 number russet potatoes
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
Wash the potatoes in the running water couple of times and keep it aside
Add roughly around 2 cups of water to the inner pot.
Add salt and turmeric powder and mix it well.
Now add the potatoes and turn on the instant pot to manual/pressure cook mode and set it to 8 -10 minutes cooking time depending on the size,quantity and type of potato.
Do a natural release.Your potatoes are ready to use.
In India we add turmeric powder and rock salt to most of the vegetables while cooking in order to remove the pesticides used on vegetables.