Instant Pot Quinoa Kheer | How to make Quinoa Pudding in Instant Pot

Creamy and delicious Indian pudding made with quinoa, milk and sugar.  Quinoa kheer, quinoa pudding or quinoa payasam. It can be served both warm or chilled.

Instant Pot Quinoa Kheer

  • 1/2 cup quinoa 
  • 1 tbsp ghee 
  • 1/4 cup chopped nuts 
  • 1 tsp raisins 
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar / sugar 
  • 4 cups milk saffron 
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom powder 
  • pinch of salt



  • Rince and soak quinoa for 20 minutes
  • Turn on instant pot saute  mode, when pot is hot, add ghee.
  • Add chopped nuts and raisins - saute until it turns into light brown.
  • Add soaked and drained quinoa - saute for a minute.
  • Add brown sugar, milk, saffron, cardamom powder and pinch of salt.
  • Close the lid with sealing position. 
  • Cancel saute mode, set high pressure for 5 minutes.
  • Open the lid when it is done. 
  • Delicious Quinoa Kheer is Ready!