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Steamed Cauliflower served in a plate and instant pot on the side
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5 from 3 votes

Instant Pot Cauliflower

Steaming Cauliflower in Instant Pot Pressure Cooker is a perfect way of cooking crunchy tender cauliflower in just few minutes.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, Indian
Keyword instant pot cauliflower, steam cauliflower
Diet Keto, Low Carb, Vegan, Vegetarian
Method Instant Pot/Pressure Cooker, Stovetop
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 36kcal
Author Bhavana Patil


Measuring cup used ,1 cup = 250ml

  • 1 medium cauliflower head
  • 1 cup water
  • salt to taste


  • Wash and chop the cauliflower into florets.
  • Add water into the instant pot insert and place the trivet.Spread the florets in layer on the steamer basket and place that in the instant pot insert.
  • Close the lid on the pot, and turn pressure valve to SEALING position.Set the pot to MANUAL/PRESSURE COOK (High Pressure).Set timer to 0 minute for crunchier tender cauliflower OR
    Set timer to 1 minute for softer cauliflower
  • When the instant pot beeps, Quick Release the pressure manually.Open the lid.
  • Sprinkle some salt and black pepper and serve pressure cooker steamed cauliflower.


I have prepared this dish in my electric pressure cooker, Instant Pot DUO60 6 QT.
Note: Nutrition values are my best estimates. If you rely on them for your diet, use your preferred nutrition calculator.


Calories: 36kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 46mg | Potassium: 430mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin C: 69mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 1mg