Kamut is a primitive high-protein variety of wheat and takes its name from the ancient Egyptian word for wheat. Kamut berries are about twice the size of, but similar in flavor and texture to wheat berries.How to: Place 3 cups water, 1 1/2 teaspoons canola oil, and 1 cup uncooked kamut in pressure cooker. Close lid securely; bring to high pressure over high heat. Adjust heat to medium or level needed to maintain pressure; cook 10 minutes. Remove from heat; allow pressure to release naturally through steam vent. Remove lid; drain kamut.