Wash and rince the rice. Set aside. On the Instant Pot, click on the sautee button and adjust the time 30 minutes. Add the oil and add the okra. Cook for 3 minutes. Next, add the tomato paste, epis and garlic. Stir and cook for 2 more minutes. Add the rice. Mix well. Then add the water, season with salt and pepper.
Place the lid on the pot and turn the knob to sealing. Click on cancel, then press the rice button. Click on rice again so that the light is on the more button. The time should show 15 minutes.Quick release, fluff with a fork. Serve and enjoy.
Serve and enjoy.
Cooking Recipe Notes:
Wash the rice until the water runs clear. *** Calories are estimated per serving ***