Pressure Cooker Cornmeal Porridge

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I decided to make my favorite Cornmeal Porridge Recipe in my Instant Pot and I couldn’t believe how simple and easy it was. In minutes,

I had the most delicious, creamy cornmeal porridge!  I didn’t have to worry about my porridge boiling over the sides of the pot cr messing up the stove.

Didn’t have to worry about the pot bottom burning and messing up the flavor.

What peace of mind! With just little effort to stir the porridge and bring it to a boil then cover, set the functions and time, that’s basically it.

How To Make Instant Pot Cornmeal Porridge?

  1. Press the Saute button on your Instant Pot. Place water, coconut milk, cornmeal and sugar in the Instant Pot and stir using a whisk so there are no lumps.
  2. Bring mixture to a simmer and whisk again.
  3.  Put the lid on the Instant Pot and set the pressure release valve to Sealing.
  4.  Cancel the Saute function. 
  5. Press the Manual or Pressure Cook button then select the + button to set the timer for 9 minutes.
  6. At the end of the cycle, press the off Mode and let the pot natural release for 10 minutes.
  7.  Turn the valve to Venting to manual or quick release the remaining steam.
  8. Once the pin in the lid drops, open the lid, stir the porridge. Add traditional spices, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt or vanilla, cardamon, and coriander and serve.

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Pressure Cooker cornmeal porridge

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Nutrition

(Per portion)
  • Energy: 334 kcal / 1396 kJ
  • Fat: 10 g
  • Protein: 4 g
  • Carbs: 26 g

Cooking Time

  • Preparation: 5 min
  • Cooking: 9 min
  • Ready in: 14 min
  • For:
  • 4 Servings

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Press the Saute button on your Instant Pot. Place water, coconut milk, cornmeal and sugar in the Instant Pot and stir using a whisk so there are no lumps. 
  2. Bring mixture to a simmer and whisk again. Put the lid on the Instant Pot and set the pressure release valve to Sealing. Cancel the Saute function, Press the Manual or Pressure Cook button then select the + button to set the timer for 9 minutes. 
  3. At the end of the cycle, press the off Mode and let the pot natural release for 10 minutes. Turn the valve to Venting to manual or quick release the remaining steam. 
  4. Once the pin in the lid drops, open the lid, stir the porridge. Add traditional spices, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt or vanilla, cardamon, and coriander and serve.
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Michelle Blackwood, RN

Hi, I’m Michelle, I’m the voice, content creator and photographer behind Healthier Steps. I share vegan and gluten-free recipes because of past health issues. My goal is to help you make healthier choices and show you how healthy eating is easy and delicious.