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Instant Pot Ube (Purple) Yam

Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time17 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: American, Asian
Keyword: easy ube yam recipe, Instant pot ube purple yam recipe, pressure cook ube purple yam, quick and easy yam recipe, ube purple yam
Servings: 3


  • Pressure Cooker / Instant Pot


  • 3 ube purple yam medium size
  • 2 cups water


  • Pierce/prick the potatoes with a fork; all over.
  • Place the trivet and water into the pressure cooker/instant pot.
  • Set the ube purple yams down in the cooker.
  • Pressure cook on high for 20 minutes and natural release for 10 minutes. Note: small potatoes cook for 15-20 minutes and large potatoes cook for 25-30 minutes.
  • Remove the potatoes from the cooker.
  • Cut the potatoes in half and add 1-2 tsp butter to each potatoe (optional but recommended).

Serve immediately and enjoy!