Enjoy Piping-Hot Food With The All-Purpose Rice Cooker

Besides fast-cooking rice, there’s a host of other services the rice cooker provides

Aindrisha Mitra Published May 30, 2020 00:00:00 IST
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If you want to cook for many people with minimum fuss, a rice cooker can be a valuable purchase. Not only does it save you time, it also makes the rice much more tender. Its automatic option ensures that you don’t have to constantly monitor the rice to prevent it from being overcooked.

Why should you use a rice cooker?

Besides delivering perfectly-cooked rice, the cooker also allows you to make soup, boil eggs and even reheat your food⁠—making it almost equivalent to an electric kettle or a microwave oven. It also comes with a ‘keep warm’ function that prevents food from turning cold and bland.

Multipurpose use

Coupled with a steamer rack, you can also use it to steam vegetables, meat and fish. Getting that perfectly boiled or poached eggs has never been easier. You can also stew, stir and slow-cook your food as you like with rice cookers with their convertible features.

Energy saver

Rice cookers are energy-friendly as they ensure minimum consumption of power. It usually takes 25-35 minutes to cook a large amount of rice in the cooker. Additionally, the automatic mode cuts off the power itself once the food is cooked properly. It is also well-suited for a one-pot meal, which involves minimum usage of power and electricity.

Easy maintenance

It is more convenient to use a rice cooker, as it doesn’t take much time to clean up after use. With automatic features, the rice cooker also cools down minutes after its use and can be handled safely.

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