Instant Pot Yogurt Recipe Ideas

Have you ever tried to make yogurt in instant pot? Delicious and healthy yogurt is always a good idea if you’re a healthy diet supporter. But you can easily buy yogurt in a store and why then you should waste time on cooking? Because it is cheaper, the taste of homemade yogurt is awesome and it is a very simple and quite exciting process.

Below you will find some recipe ideas for Instant pot yogurt and tips about how to make yogurt. It will be helpful to you!

How To Make Yogurt In the Instant Pot?

Step 1. A Clean Inner Pot

Clean the instant pot well before use by washing it with hot water to remove any odors from previous dishes.

Step 2. Boiling

Preheat a 1/2 liter of milk to the desired temperature of 180 degrees. Wait another 5 minutes after turning off the unit to get a thicker product.

Step 3. Cooling

Leave the milk to cool down to 105-110 degrees about an hour, or lower the bowl into a container with cold or even icy water, so you may move in 15-20 minutes.

Step 4. Removing the milk “skin” off the top

Remove a very thin top layer, milk “skin”, it’s not of any use for our yogurt. 

Step 5. Adding Yogurt Starter

You may use prepared yogurt as well, just make sure that it contains live and active cultures and no sweeteners or flavor. 

Step 6. Incubating

Place the bowl with the product back in your pressure cooker, close the lid tightly. Leave it in yogurt mode for 8 hours – you can set the time using your device settings. After 8 hours get the product out, put it in glass jars, cool them a little bit and enjoy.

Some Tips: 

  • Keep your instant pot yogurt for 10-14 days in your fridge. 
  • Take 1 tablespoon of starter or plain yogurt per 1 quart of milk. You will need 2 tablespoons of leaven for a ½ gallon of milk.
  • Make sure that ready-made products for instant pot yogurt contain Streptococcus thermophilus, L.Casei or Lactobacillus bulgaricus (very active live cultures that make yogurt the way we love it).
  • Freeze starter for you pressure cooker yogurt in a convenient form of cubes, it is easier for you. Thaw cubes in the refrigerator to keep active cultures alive.
  • If you want to make the yogurt even tangier, extend your current incubation bowl up to 10 hours.

Instant Pot Yogurt Recipe Ideas:

This homemade instant pot yogurt recipes ideas will give you healthy and delicious food. So, enjoy it!

1. Instant Pot No-Yoghurt-Button Yoghurt

The process for this instant pot yogurt is very simple. You will find more details on the recipe link.

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2. Instant Pot Greek Yoghurt

Greek yogurt is the tastiest and most economical yogurt you will ever have. You need to do a few simple steps after incubating, check them in a recipe.

3. Instant Pot Noosa Yoghurt

Noosa yogurt is very thick, creamy, and sweet, it is made of milk and heavy cream. For you, it will be quite easy to make Noosa in your instant pot.

4. Instant Pot Vietnamese Yoghurt

This Vietnamese yogurt recipe is made using a foolproof no-boil method with Ultra-Pasteurized milk, it is a fun and easy recipe for kids to make, too.

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5. Instant Pot French Yoghurt

If you like vanilla flavor, you will enjoy this yogurt. The secret is in condensed milk and vanilla extract. The basis of French yogurt is ultra-pasteurized milk, so just skip the boiling stage.

6. Instant Pot Beijing Yoghurt

For instant pot Beijing yogurt, you need pasteurized and buttered milk, yogurt starter and granulated sugar.

7. Instant Pot Vegan Coconut Yoghurt

Dairy-free yogurt is ideal for real vegans. Ingredients are creamy coconut milk, natural thickeners like agar flakes, probiotic powder and maple syrup for sweetness.

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8. Instant Pot Soy Yoghurt

A great recipe for vegetarians is also this a creamy and airy soy yogurt. Natural soy milk and a little special vegan yogurt culture. Without boiling and cooling.

9. Instant Pot Frozen Yoghurt Bars

These Mexican Hot Chocolate Bars look delicious! If you freeze them you will have a great alternative for ice cream.

These are just some of the ideas for making yogurt in an instant pot, we leave it to you to experiment and be creative, maybe with your new recipe.


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