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Instant Pot Yogurt

Instant Pot Yogurt

Set in a clay pot for the ultimate creaminess, try this easy homemade yogurt in an Instant Pot, and you'll never go back to the store-bought one! With a few simple and healthy ingredients, all it takes is the push of a few buttons for the most rich, delicious yogurt!

Course Snack
Cuisine American, Indian
Keyword instant pot
Custom Category Healthy, Instant Pot Recipes, Snacks
Cook Time 10 minutes
Instant Pot 4 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 4 hours 40 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 93 kcal
Author Nidhi Bothra


  • 5 cups whole milk
  • 1 tsp prepared yogurt , as starter


  1. In a saucepan on medium heat, bring your milk to a boil and then let it cool until lukewarm.
  2. Transfer the lukewarm milk into your earthenware pot and whisk in the yogurt starter. Make sure there's no lumps. Cover the pot with a lid or some aluminum foil.

  3. Place a metal trivet in your Instant Pot and add 1 cup of water to it. Put the earthen pot on the trivet. Put the lid on and cook on Yogurt mode for 4½ hourse. Make sure your vent is on the sealing position.

  4. When the time is done, leave the yogurt in the Instant Pot for an hour and then move it to the fridge! Your healthy homemade yogurt is ready to eat and enjoy!

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

  • For the creamiest texture, I’d definitely recommend using an earthenware or clay pot since it absorbs excess water. It also adds a nice earthy flavor in addition to the rich texture!
Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Yogurt
Amount Per Serving
Calories 93 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 15mg5%
Sodium 66mg3%
Potassium 201mg6%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 247IU5%
Calcium 172mg17%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.