how to make porridge in instant pot

how to make porridge in instant pot


Porridge is a classic comfort food that can be a great way to start your day. It’s a fast, easy, and nutritious food that can be cooked in minutes in an Instant Pot. It can be tailored to your favourite flavors and ingredients, and can be made with a variety of grains like oats and quinoa. Read on to learn how to make porridge in the Instant Pot so that you can enjoy a warm, hearty bowl of porridge any time.

Step 1: Choose Your Ingredients

Before you get started, decide what ingredients you would like to use. Here are some popular ingredients for porridge:

  • Oats
  • Quinoa
  • Milk (dairy or non-dairy)
  • Fruit
  • Nuts
  • Honey
  • Spices

You can use any combination of these ingredients for a nourishing breakfast.

Step 2: Preparing the Ingredients

Once you’ve chosen your ingredients, prep them before putting them into the Instant Pot. Measure out the right amounts of oats, quinoa, and liquid, such as water or milk. If you are using fruit, nuts, honey, or spices, set them aside to use later.

Step 3: Adding the Ingredients to the Instant Pot

Add the oats, quinoa, and liquid to the Instant Pot. Secure the lid and set the timer to 3 to 5 minutes, depending on the type of oats you are using.
Close the lid and turn the valve to sealed.

Step 4: Cooking the Porridge

Press the ‘porridge’ button on the Instant Pot and wait while the porridge cooks. When the timer is done, the Instant Pot will beep and your porridge will be softened and thickened.

Step 5: Finishing the Porridge

Once the porridge is done, stir in any additional ingredients you would like to use. This could include honey, spices, fruit, or nuts.

Step 6: Enjoy!

Once everything is stirred together, your porridge is ready to be served. Scoop into bowls and enjoy.


Making porridge in an Instant Pot is a quick and easy way to enjoy a nourishing breakfast. All you need to do is choose your ingredients, add them to the Instant Pot, and let the gadget do the rest. Enjoy a warm bowl of porridge any time!