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easy pressure cooker rice pudding (arroz con leche)

easy pressure cooker rice pudding (arroz con leche)

This easy pressure cooker rice pudding (arroz con leche) recipe was a major dessert. Who doesn’t like dessert in 30 minutes without turning on the oven?

This easy pressure cooker rice pudding (arroz con leche) recipe is just one of many I’ve learned over the years. Depending on whose kitchen your in, they may make it with regular milk, canned sweet condensed milk or a mixture of both. This recipe uses what we have on hand in the house. Because that’s just how I get down. LOL.


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So there’s a funny story behind this recipe. I had my  mouth all set on some delicious rice pudding. I bought a couple of commercial rice pudding cups the last time I was at the South American grocery store. I oped it up and it’s not good at all. But I was set to have this delicious luscious dessert and I was no good.

But you know me. That didn’t stop me. I decided to make it myself. But you know me and I’m juggling 4 million things, so I need to get this rice pudding done quickly and I can’t stand over a stove. Hello, pressure cooker rice pudding recipe! Luckily, this is the type of dish where most of the items you need you can find in your pantry.easy pressure cooker rice pudding

I’ve love rice ever since I was a kid. It was really the staple of most of my meals as a kid. Whether arroz con pollo, sushi rice, shrimp fried rice, arancini, dirty rice or curry rice. Oh, and please don’t forget breakfast rice. Yum. We always had rice in the house. So imagine my happy when I found out there was a rice dessert. What? I was in heaven. And now my littles are too. Rice is also one of their favorite dishes. I wonder where that got that from? Hope you and your family get the opportunity to dive into this tasty dessert.

easy pressure cooker rice pudding (arroz con leche)

Makes 6 servings


  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1⁄2 cups water
  • 2 cups long-grained rice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup raisin (optional)
  • fresh mint (optional)

Tools: colander, pressure cooker, measuring spoons, measuring cups and cooking spoon.

*Below is the pressure cooker used for this recipe


Rinse rice in a colander/strainer and set aside.

Press saute on the pressure cooker, then add milk, water, sugar and salt to the pressure cooker.

easy pressure cooker rice pudding

Stir well.

Place the lid on the pressure cooker and make sure the seal is closed (turn knob to sealing)

Cancel saute. Then press the porridge setting. Your pressure cooker should be set for 20 minutes. If not, adjust the time.

Once finished, allow to natural pressure release for about 10 minutes.

easy pressure cooker rice pudding

Then add sweet can condensed milk and mix well.

easy pressure cooker rice pudding

Place into serving container and add toppings.

You can top this easy pressure cooker rice pudding (arroz con leche) recipe with cinnamon, raisins and sprig of fresh mint. Or just dig right in.

easy pressure cooker rice pudding

If you like pressure cooker rice dishes you should check out our Louisiana Red Beans and Rice recipe. Don’t forget to tag us #elskitchencomforts when you post that yummy pic on Facebook.


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