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The 9 Best Rice Stoves – Guidebook

With a rice stove, you can make the perfect rice at home. Depending on the device, different types of preparation can also be selected, for example, the famous sticky rice. Especially children love this rice variant and appreciate the variety.

What you need to look for when buying a rice stove, you can easily learn from our comprehensive checklist. Further down you will find product recommendations based on this list. Mhh, delicious!

Checklist For Rice Cooker

Design And Power
  • There are modern electric rice stoves and small microwave rice stoves.
  • Electric rice stoves have a removable inner pot and their own heating element. They use a heating element, induction or a steam pressure system for cooking.
  • While induction provides even heating, a steam pressure system is suitable for gentle cooking.
  • The cooking time depends on the type of rice, the preparation method and the power of the rice stove.
  • While small rice stoves have a power of 100 to 200 watts, more powerful models can reach 1,000 to 1,500 watts.
Size
  • The capacity of< common rice stoves ranges from 1 to 5 L.
  • Small models for single households usually have a capacity of 0.5 L.
  • You should plan for 60 to 120 g of rice per person.
  • For most families, a size of 1 L is sufficient, while 2 L is suitable for an extended family.
  • Rice stoves with a large capacity are heavier and bulkier than smaller models.
Handling
  • Rice stoves usually have a low-maintenance aluminum or plastic housing.
  • The inner pot should have a Teflon or ceramic coating that prevents the rice from burning.
  • A removable inner pot with non-slip handles makes the rice stove easier to use and maintain.
  • For simplified operation, many rice stoves have intuitive menu navigation and an LED display that shows the cooking process.
Range Of Functions
  • The basic features of a high-quality rice stove include an automatic shut-off and a keep-warm function.
  • A tested overheating and dry cooking protection offers you more safety while cooking.
  • With a timer and various cooking programs, you can easily prepare different types of rice to the desired cooking point.
  • The quick cooking function allows you to cook in a maximum of 15 minutes.
  • A cleaning program facilitates the care of the rice stove.
Equipment
  • An inner pot with markings, a measuring cup and a rice stove spoon are part of the basic equipment of most rice stoves.
  • A steamer insert made of stainless steel offers you the possibility to prepare vegetables or fish at the same time. These rice stoves are suitable as 2-in-1 models for quick preparation of complete meals.

We have compiled the best and most interesting rice stoves. You can find the list with our product recommendations here.

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1 Minute White Rice, Instant White Rice for Quick Dinner Meals, 42-Ounce Box Minute White Rice, Instant White Rice for Quick Dinner Meals, 42-Ounce Box
2 Daikoku Furnace Banko Ware Rice Pot Handmade Black Glaze Two Cup Capacity Made in Japan Daikoku Furnace Banko Ware Rice Pot Handmade Black Glaze Two Cup Capacity Made in Japan
3 Cream of Rice, Original Stove Top, 14 Ounce Cream of Rice, Original Stove Top, 14 Ounce
4 Heat Diffuser for Gas Stove or Electric Stove, Flame Guard Simmer Plate - by Home-X Heat Diffuser for Gas Stove or Electric Stove, Flame Guard Simmer Plate - by Home-X
5 Healthy Choices Small Aluminum Pressure Cooker 3 Quart Outer Lid - Double Safety Valve - For All Cooktops - Stove Top Cookware for Quick Cooking of Meat, Soup, Rice, Black Beans, & more, 3 Liters Healthy Choices Small Aluminum Pressure Cooker 3 Quart Outer Lid - Double Safety Valve - For All...
6 MOOSSE Gamasot Premium Korean Dutch Oven, Rice Pot, Enameled Cast Iron Pot with Lid, Korean Stone Bowl for Induction Cooktop, Stove, Oven, No Seasoning Required (6.3” (16cm)) MOOSSE Gamasot Premium Korean Dutch Oven, Rice Pot, Enameled Cast Iron Pot with Lid, Korean Stone...
7 XMHF Electric Stove Rice Cooker Adjustable Bimetal Temperature Heating Controller AC 250V 125V 16A Thermostat 2Pcs XMHF Electric Stove Rice Cooker Adjustable Bimetal Temperature Heating Controller AC 250V 125V 16A...
8 SS&LL Japanese Earthenware Clay Rice Cooker with Double Lid,Round Donabe Hot Pot Ceramic Casserole Rice Cookware Stockpot Stove Pot,Made in Japan-Black 19.3x13.5cm(8x5inch) (3tezm-003) SS&LL Japanese Earthenware Clay Rice Cooker with Double Lid,Round Donabe Hot Pot Ceramic Casserole...
9 Pigeon Pressure Cooker - 7.5 Quart - Deluxe Aluminum Outer Lid Stovetop & Induction - Cook delicious food in less time: soups, rice, legumes, and more! - 7.5 Liters Pigeon Pressure Cooker - 7.5 Quart - Deluxe Aluminum Outer Lid Stovetop & Induction - Cook delicious...
10 Rinnai rice cooker dedicated pot gas stove for cooking rice pot 3 Go cook RTR-300D1 Rinnai rice cooker dedicated pot gas stove for cooking rice pot 3 Go cook RTR-300D1
11 korkmaz Turbo 7 Quart Stove Top Pressure Cooker Stainless Steel Cookware Induction Compatible, Manual Slow Cooker, Rice Cooker, Steamer, Saute, Yogurt Maker and Warmer korkmaz Turbo 7 Quart Stove Top Pressure Cooker Stainless Steel Cookware Induction Compatible,...
12 Knorr Rice Sides For a Tasty Rice Side Dish Cheddar Broccoli No Artificial Flavors, No Preservatives, No Added MSG 5.7 oz Knorr Rice Sides For a Tasty Rice Side Dish Cheddar Broccoli No Artificial Flavors, No...
13 Everyday Rice Cookbook: 200 Recipes for Main Dishes, Casseroles & Side Dishes! (Southern Cooking Recipes) Everyday Rice Cookbook: 200 Recipes for Main Dishes, Casseroles & Side Dishes! (Southern Cooking...
14 Mini Rice Cooker Cookbook Mini Rice Cooker Cookbook
15 HexClad 12 Inch Hybrid Stainless Steel Frying Pan with Stay-Cool Handle - PFOA Free, Dishwasher and Oven Safe, Non Stick, Works with Induction Cooktop, Gas, Ceramic, and Electric Stove HexClad 12 Inch Hybrid Stainless Steel Frying Pan with Stay-Cool Handle - PFOA Free, Dishwasher and...
16 Boiling Rice on a Gas Stove Boiling Rice on a Gas Stove
17 steps in cooking rice steps in cooking rice
18 Out Of Range Out Of Range
19 The Ultimate Rice Cooker Cookbook: 250 No-Fail Recipes for Pilafs, Risottos, Polenta, Chilis, Soups, Porridges, Puddings, and More, from Start to Finish in Your Rice Cooker The Ultimate Rice Cooker Cookbook: 250 No-Fail Recipes for Pilafs, Risottos, Polenta, Chilis, Soups,...
20 My Ultimate ZOJIRUSHI Rice Cooker Cookbook: 100 Instant-Pot styled recipes for your ZOJIRUSHI cooker & steamer (Professional Home Multicookers Book 2) My Ultimate ZOJIRUSHI Rice Cooker Cookbook: 100 Instant-Pot styled recipes for your ZOJIRUSHI cooker...

Tip: You can find high-quality pans in our guide to pans

Current Offers On Rice stoves

You can find the best current offers on rice stoves in this list.

SaleBestseller Nr. 1
Aroma Housewares Aroma 6-cup (cooked) 1.5 Qt. One Touch Rice Cooker, White (ARC-363NG), 6 cup cooked/ 3 cup uncook/ 1.5 Qt.
Aroma Housewares Aroma 6-cup (cooked) 1.5 Qt. One Touch Rice Cooker, White (ARC-363NG), 6 cup cooked/ 3 cup uncook/ 1.5 Qt.
Perfectly prepares 2 to 6 cups of any variety of cooked rice; Simple, one-touch operation with automatic Keep-Warm
$19.99 −12%
SaleBestseller Nr. 2
Aroma Housewares ARC-743-1NGR 6-Cup (Cooked) (3-Cup UNCOOKED) Pot Style Rice Cooker and Food Steamer,Red
Aroma Housewares ARC-743-1NGR 6-Cup (Cooked) (3-Cup UNCOOKED) Pot Style Rice Cooker and Food Steamer,Red
Perfectly prepares 2 to 6 cups of any variety of cooked rice; Steams meat and vegetables while rice cooks below
$24.27 −20%
SaleBestseller Nr. 3
Zojirushi NS-TSC10 5-1/2-Cup (Uncooked) Micom Rice Cooker and Warmer, 1.0-Liter
Zojirushi NS-TSC10 5-1/2-Cup (Uncooked) Micom Rice Cooker and Warmer, 1.0-Liter
Automatic keep warm, extended keep warm and reheating cycle; Easy to clean clear coated stainless steel exterior, 2 delay time settings
$189.49 −16%
SaleBestseller Nr. 5
Aroma Housewares ARC-914SBD Digital Cool-Touch Rice Grain Cooker and Food Steamer, Stainless, Silver, 4-Cup (Uncooked) / 8-Cup (Cooked)
Aroma Housewares ARC-914SBD Digital Cool-Touch Rice Grain Cooker and Food Steamer, Stainless, Silver, 4-Cup (Uncooked) / 8-Cup (Cooked)
Steams meat and vegetables while rice cooks below; 15-hour Delay Timer for flexible meal planning
$39.99 −25%
SaleBestseller Nr. 8
Zojirushi NHS-18 10-Cup (Uncooked) Rice Cooker,White
Zojirushi NHS-18 10-Cup (Uncooked) Rice Cooker,White
Cooks rice and keeps it warm up to five hours; Use also to steam seafood and vegetables and to cook custards and eggs
$69.99 −14%
SaleBestseller Nr. 9
Zojirushi NS-RPC10FJ Rice Cooker and Warmer, 5.5-Cup (Uncooked), Tulip
Zojirushi NS-RPC10FJ Rice Cooker and Warmer, 5.5-Cup (Uncooked), Tulip
Easy one-touch operation with automatic keep warm system; Triple heater (bottom, side and lid) generates ideal temperature for tasty rice
$137.49 −20%
SaleBestseller Nr. 10
Aroma Housewares ARC-363-1NGB 3 Uncooked/6 Cups Cooked Rice Cooker, Steamer, Multicooker, 2-6 cups, Black
Aroma Housewares ARC-363-1NGB 3 Uncooked/6 Cups Cooked Rice Cooker, Steamer, Multicooker, 2-6 cups, Black
Capacity: yields up to 6-cup cooked rice (3-cup uncooked); Removable Nonstick Cooking Pot with External Steam Tray
$29.99 −33%

FAQ For Rice Stove

How does a rice stove work?

A rice stove heats the water in it so that the rice is cooked. Once the rice has absorbed the water, evaporation of the remaining water begins. Once this process is complete, the internal temperature in the device rises above 100 degrees and the rice stove recognizes that the rice is now ready. Usually, the device then turns off or begins to keep warm.

What all can be cooked in the rice stove?

In addition to rice, you can also put polenta or various grains in the rice stove. You can even make cakes, omelets or chili con carne. Quinoa is also a great rice stove dish. How much water you need for each dish varies. On the Internet you can find great recipe ideas with corresponding instructions.

Rice stove how much water?

As a rule, you should always fill the rice stove with about 1.5 times as much water as rice. However, this may vary depending on the method of preparation. Attention: Most of the time you cook too much rice. For one person, calculate – for main dishes that consist mainly of rice – about 85 to 100g of rice.

How do I cook rice in a rice stove?

The operation of rice stoves is simple: just rinse the rice until the water is clear and then put it in the rice stove with the required amount of water. Then you just need to select the program and start it. Enjoy your meal!

How long does rice take in the rice stove?

How long it takes to cook rice in the rice stove depends on which program is selected and what type of rice you are using. As a rule, tips and instructions can be found in the manufacturer’s instructions. However, the rice is usually ready in just 15 to 30 minutes.

How long does rice take in the rice stove?

Rice stoves take about 15 to 30 minutes to cook rice, depending on which program and type of rice you choose.

How long can rice be stored in the rice stove?

How long rice is kept warm in the rice stove depends on the rice stove. Many devices can provide fresh-tasting and warm rice for up to 8 hours. However, there are also devices that can manage more than 24 hours. It is important that the rice is not cooled and then left in the room. This can lead to bacterial infestation.

Why rice stoves?

Rice stoves are very convenient because they automatically provide ideal conditions and prevent the contents from burning. Many devices also have a steam cooker insert. You can also prepare other dishes besides rice, such as small cakes or omelets. Stirring and controls are also eliminated. Different programs also allow you to perfectly prepare different types of rice, such as sticky sushi rice.

How much does a rice stove cost?

The cost of a rice stove depends on the device: Is the rice stove to be used for your home or do you need it for catering? The size, performance and programs also play a role. As a rule, rice stoves for home use cost between 18 and 160 euros.

Microwave rice stove: how long?

Microwave rice stoves usually need 10 to 12 minutes until the rice is cooked. However, be sure to consider the manufacturer’s instructions.

Charlotte is passionate about writing for the Elternkompass. In her free time, her son Emil likes to keep her on her toes and together they spend a lot of time outdoors, walking around their home city of Leipzig. In her product recommendations, Charlotte shares her experiences with you.