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Re: 6 cup rice cooker

Its very easy if you put 6 cups of rice= 6 cups of water
5 cups rice = 5 cups water ...equal proportion

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Re: 6 cup rice cooker

THIS is a generic manual and can be a guide for most cookers/steamers.

The rice and water go into the Inner Pot, Not the steamer basket.
Some useful tips:

  1. How can I reduce or stop the rice from sticking to the bottom of the pan or browning excessively?
    • Before cooking, rinse rice in warm water until water becomes clear. Then place the rice in the inner pot with fresh water.
    • Take care to use proper water to rice ratios.
  2. How can I stop the water in the inner pot from boiling over the lid?
    • You may be using too much water.
    • Use a 1:1 ratio of rice to water plus ½ cup of water for white rice and a 1:1 ratio plus ¾ cup of water for brown rice.
  3. How can I clean my rice cooker?
    • Unplug and allow to cool completely.
    • Always exercise extreme caution as the unit becomes hot during operation.
    • Soak the inner pot in hot, soapy water for a few minutes.
    • Wash with a non-abrasive pad.
    • Wipe the heating base with a damp cloth.
    • All other items can be washed with soap and hot water.
    • NEVER use an abrasive cleaner or steel wool.
    • Note: This unit SHOULD NOT be put in the dishwasher,
  4. How does a rice cooker know when to ‘Keep Warm’?
    • The boiling temperature for water is 212°F.
    • As soon as all of the water has evaporated the temperature inside the inner pot immediately rises.
    • Rice cookers have a Keep Warm Setting that can detect when the temperature rises above the 212°F.
    • When this happens it automatically turns to the Keep Warm Setting.
    • This helps to ensure perfect rice every time.
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1. Measure rice with measuring cup. One cup of uncooked rice will make about 3 cups of cooked rice.
2. Wash rice 4 or 5 times with fresh water in another bowl. Wash until water becomes relatively clear.
3. Put rice and water into the pan. As a rule, add water to uncooked rice in the following standard proportions.

2 cups rice to 2 - 2 1/2 cups water
3 cups rice to 3 - 3 1/2 cups water

4. Place the pan directly on the internal heating plate, and make sure that the pan is properly located on the heating plate by turning it slightly to the right and left as shown. (see CAUTION) . Before placing the pan in the cooker, wipe off water and moisture from the outside (especially the bottom) of the pan.
5.Put on the lid.
6.Insert the plug end into a wall outlet.
7.Push the switch button to the "ON" position. Make sure the pilot lamp is on. When the rice is done, the switch will turn off automatically, the lamp will go out and a click will be heard.
8.Even after the switch is off, leave the lid on for at least 15 minutes more. During that period, the rice will be properly steamed to a fluffy character by the retained heat.

• Always tasty rice

With your National Automatic RICE•O•MAT you can have uniformly cooked rice ... you can even cook rice to your personal taste and preference. Taste and degree cooked depend upon the quality of the rice and the length of time it is soaked before being placed into the cooker. Add more water than specified for softer, more fluffy rice; less water for firmer rice.
• Rice may bubble over ...

If you use too much water or if the cooker is tilted, rice may bubble over. To prevent rice from bubbling over, add water using the cup included (refer to How to use, Item 3.)

Do not immerse the body into water or spray water onto it. Wipe it clean with a wet dishcloth soaked in hot water.


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Cooking times may vary due to variations in microwave ovens. Adjust cooking times for best results in your oven.
To Cook Rice:
1. Remove basket.
2. Pour 1 cup of uncooked rice into the bottom of the basket, rinse rice thoroughly with cold water.
3. Transfer the rinsed rice from the basket to the bottom of the cooker.
4. Add 1 1/2 cups of water and 1 tsp salt (salt is optional).
5. Secure lid and lock clamps. Open vent holes.
6. Microwave on medium setting (50%) for 10 - 12 minutes (white rice) or 18-20 (brown rice).
7. Remove from microwave, close vent holes and let stand with the lid fastened for 4-5 minutes (the steam continues to cook the rice.)
8. Remove rice from the cooker and fluff with a fork.
Yields: 3 cups of cooked rice or 4 to 6 servings.
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1. Insert Basket.
2. Pour one cup of water plus 1/4 tsp. salt into the bottom of the cooker.
3. Peel vegetables (if desired), cut into evenly sized pieces and place inside basket.
4. Secure lid and lock clamps. Close vent holes.
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1. Remove basket and lid (lid not used initially for preparing pasta inside the microwave).
2. Pour 2 cups (5 oz.) of uncooked noodles into the bottom of the cooker.
3. Add 2 1/2 cups water.
4. Microwave on high setting 10 minutes, stirring after 5 minutes.
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