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Naming[ edit ] The term rice cooker or Charleston Rice Steamer formerly applied to non-automated dedicated rice-cooking utensilswhich have an ancient history a ceramic rice steamer dated to BC is on display in the British Museum.
These utensils are constructed similar to a large Double boiler with holes near the top of the insert to allow transmission of steam from the water bath to the insert.
It now applies mostly to automated cookers. Principle of operation basic rice cooker models [ edit ] Basic principle of electric rice cooker operation The bowl is filled with rice and water.
At the end of cooking there will be no free water left; most will have been absorbed by the rice, and some boiled off. As heating continues, the temperature can now rise above boiling point; this makes the thermostat trip.
This means that if more water is added, the rice will cook for longer. Purpose[ edit ] Cooking rice has traditionally required constant attention to ensure the rice was cooked properly, and not burnt.
Electric rice cookers automate the process by mechanically or electronically controlling heat and timing, thus freeing up a heating element on the cooking range that had to be otherwise occupied for rice cooking. Although the rice cooker does not necessarily speed up the cooking process, with an electric rice cooker the cook's involvement in cooking rice is reduced to simply measuring the rice, preparing the rice properly and using the correct amount of water.
Once the rice cooker is set to cook, the rice will be cooked with no further attention. These recipes include, e. They must be cooked by hand.
Inexpensive electric rice cooker containing cooked rice Cooking rice with an electric rice cooker[ edit ] The rice is measured and added to the inner bowl or washed in a separate bowl in order to remove loosened starch and residual bran.
It is not recommended to wash rice in the inner bowl itself so as to preserve the non-stick surface.
Strainers are often used in the washing and draining process. For better texture and taste, some types of rice, e. The water absorption step typically involves letting the rice stand for at least 5 min after draining water from the washing step and soaking the rice in the measured water for at least 15 min or some claim[ who?
The water draining step is colloquially believed to make the water measurement more accurate, if the water is measured and added after the initial water absorption that takes place in the washing step.
Some people prefer to achieve the water absorption by simply leaving the rice soaking in the rice cooker overnight before starting cooking in the morning. Some other types of rice, e. The water for cooking is added to the inner bowl by using measuring cups or simply filling up to the appropriate graduated mark in the inner bowl.
Although cold water is normally added, boiling water is used for cooking sushi rice. Different kinds of rice require different amounts of water.
Usually, there are graduated marks for the right amount of water only for white rice, but sometimes there are separate scales for brown rice as more water is required or for cooking other food in the appliance.
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