how to make rice porridge in the instant pot
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Instant Pot Arroz con Leche

This Hispanic rice pudding dessert is sweet, rich and creamy and is usually served with a dash of cinnamon. This dessert is fast and easy to make and requires only a few simple ingredients.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
NPR10 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Honduran
Keyword: Condensed Milk, Dessert, Easy Dessert, Hispanic Dessert, Honduran Rice and Beans, Instant Pot Desserts, Pressure Cooker, Quick and Easy, Rice Pudding, Sweet
Category: Puddings & Custards
Cooking Method: Instant Pot
Difficulty: Super Easy
Development Status: Finished
Servings: 12
Calories: 188kcal
Author: Valerie Cooper


for the Rice

  • ¾ cup long grain rice white
  • 1 ¼ cups water
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • teaspoon kosher salt

to add After Cooking

  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk 14 oz
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ground cinnamon for topping


  • Rinse the rice using a mesh strainer until the water runs clean. I like the brand Mahatma.
  • Add the milk, water, rice and salt to the Instant Pot and stir.
  • Set the Instant Pot on the Porridge setting (20 minutes).
  • Allow for a 10 minute NPR (natural pressure release) and then release the remaining pressure and open the pot.
  • Add the can of condensed milk and the teaspoon of vanilla extract to the rice. Mix it all together.
  • Serve warm and enjoy!



Calories: 188kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 85mg | Potassium: 193mg | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 155IU | Vitamin C: 0.8mg | Calcium: 144mg | Iron: 0.2mg