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Kaua‘i's Favorite Recipes

Instant Pot Rice Pudding

Type of Cuisine: Local
Provided By: Kyrie Rivera
Category: Dessert
From: Līhuʻe

"This is one of my favorite desserts my mom makes. She lets me help her make it and it is super easy. Rice is a very important staple in our family and our culture." -- Kyrie Rivera


2 cupswhite rice
8 cupswater
2 - 14oz canssweetened condensed milk
1 sticksalted butter
1 tspvanilla extract


  1. Wash rice until water is clear. Drain as much water as possible.
  2. In a 6 quart instant pot, add the rinsed rice and 8 cups of water
  3. Set instant pot to rice setting, or set on high pressure for 12 minutes
  4. When done, let rest for 10 minutes
  5. Release remaining pressure
  6. Add remaining ingredients and enjoy!

Recipe submitted by Kyrie Rivera