Rice Pudding Recipe for the Pressure Cooker

Cooking Time

30 min

Preperation Time

10 min



Skill Level


Today’s rice pudding is a descendant of a dish that dates back to the time of Romans. With just a few ingredients, and Fissler vitavit pressure cooker, this timeless recipe will be ready in no time at all.


First mix milk with salt, sugar, vanilla sugar, butter and lemon zest in pressure cooker and bring to boil.


Add rice, stirring well to make sure nothing sticks to the bottom and rice is evenly distributed.


Close lid per instruction manual and set cooking display with green traffic-light function to 1.


Bring pot at maximum heat. When first ring appears, reduce temperature to low. Cook for 10 minutes. Once cook time is complete, leave cooker unopened for 3-4 minutes.


Then, depressurize and open cooker per the instruction manual.


Stir rice pudding. Cool before serving.


For apple compote: Peel apples and cut in small cubes. In a small pan, caramelize 3 tbsp. sugar. Add apples, lemon juice, cinnamon and vanilla seeds and pod, simmer on low heat. Pour water over compote, stir several times and gently simmer for 15 minutes.


After 15 minutes, remove pot from stove and cover and let rest for 3 to 5 minutes.

Ingredients for Rice Pudding

  • 1 qt. milk
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 2-1/2 to 4 tbsp. sugar, to taste
  • 1-1/2 tbsp. butter
  • 1 packet of vanilla sugar
  • Lemon zest
  • 1-1/2 cups rice for rice pudding

Ingredients for Apple Compote

  • 4¼ cups apples, peeled and chopped
  • Juice of a half lemon
  • 1 vanilla bean pod
  • 3 tbsp. sugar
  • 3 ½ tbsp. water
  • A pinch of cinnamon