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Instant Pot Vermicelli Rice

Vermicelli Rice In Instant Pot

This 3 Ingredient Instant Pot Vermicelli Rice (Riz Bi Sha'rieh) is a hassle-free recipe that comes together in 15 minutes.
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Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: Middle East,
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 348kcal
Author: Jeehan


Instant Pot/ Pressure Cooker


  • ¼ cup oil (or less)
  • cup Vermicelli noodles
  • 1 cup basmati rice rinsed
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • cup hot water


  • Add oil to the instant pot (pressure cooker) then add vermicelli noodles. Sauté vermicelli noodles until golden.
  • Add rice and salt and mix until all combined.
  • Turn off the sauté mood.
  • Add water and mix gently until all combined.
  • Close the lid, turn the venting knob to sealing position.
  • Pressure cook at high pressure for 3 minutes, turn keep warm off.
  • Natural release for 8 minutes.
  • Turn Venting Knob to Venting position to release the remaining pressure.
  • Fluff the rice with a fork and serve it with your favorite stew.


Nutrition: Please note that the nutrition label provided is an estimate only.

Calories: 348kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 584mg | Potassium: 53mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 1mg