How to cook rice in rice-cooker


How to cook rice in rice-cooker
Cooking rice in a specially adapted "rice-cooker" is practical and quick: you don't have to watch it during cooking, it's fast (15 minutes) and the rice-cooker switches automatically to "keep warm".
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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

Keywords for this recipe:Rice cookerRice cookingChina food
For 500 g, you will need:
  • 0 rice 400 g rice
  • 1 water 750 ml water
  • 2 salt salt
  • 3 butter 1 knob butter (optional)
  • Total weight: 1,160 grams

Change these quantities to make: 250 g 500 g 1 kg 1 kg 500 g
How long does it take?
Time required for this recipe:
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5 min.15 min.20 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 1 min.
How to cook rice in rice-cooker : Photo of step #1
Tip 400 g rice into a strainer.

Stage 2 - 1 min.
How to cook rice in rice-cooker : Photo of step #2
Wash rice by under tap for about 30 seconds.

Stage 3 - 1 min.
How to cook rice in rice-cooker : Photo of step #3
Tip washed rice into rice-cooker.

Stage 4 - 1 min.
How to cook rice in rice-cooker : Photo of step #4
Add 750 ml water and salt.

Stage 5
How to cook rice in rice-cooker : Photo of step #5
Switch on rice-cooker (the red "cooking" light should be on), and cover.

Stage 6 - 15 min.
How to cook rice in rice-cooker : Photo of step #6
After 15 minutes you should hear a "click" and the "keep warn" light will come on.

Stage 7
How to cook rice in rice-cooker : Photo of step #7
Your rice is cooked.

Stage 8 - 1 min.
How to cook rice in rice-cooker : Photo of step #8
Stir with a plastic spoon to prevent rice from sticking, and add a knob of butter if you wish.

Stage 9
How to cook rice in rice-cooker : Photo of step #9
If you don't want to serve rice straight away, leave covered but with rice-cooker switched off to prevent rice from drying out.
Remarks
Rice-cooker are usually sold with a measuring jug. If you use it always remember the correct proportion is 1.5 parts water to 1 part rice.

For tastier rice you can use chicken stock instead of water, or add a little chicken or meat cooking juice, or add a chicken stock cube to the water.
Keeping
Several days in the fridge, in a closed jar.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
428 Kcal or 1,792 Kj8 gr80 gr8 gr
21 %3 %8 %1 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
37 Kcal or 155 Kj1 gr7 gr1 gr
2 %<1 %1 %<1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 500 g : 0.67 €

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Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
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  • I was looking at the Korean brand Cuckoo, specifically the CRP-JHVR1009F. Anyone have one of these that could give some critical feeback?
    Posted by best rice cooker march 17th 2020 at 14:00 (n° 2)
  • Nicely explained, I actually made this dish today, it is a universal fact that food cooked in rice cookers tastes delicious. Rice cooker usually saves time in cooking and does retain the nutritive value of food. It is guaranteed method of fast cooking. http://www.mybestcookwarereviews.com/
    Posted by Jaki april 5th 2015 at 21:19 (n° 1)
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