measure out 1 lb of pinto beans. pick through them to remove any stones. rinse under tap water to remove any debris or dust.
combine the rinsed beans, water, salt, bay leaf and cumin. stir, and make sure all beans are covered with water.
pressure cook on high according to the chart below: – soaked pinto beans- 15 minutes – unsoaked pinto beans- 45 minutes
remove the bay leaf, and enjoy.