Are you looking for the best rice cooker to make perfect rice? In this article, we share the top rice cookers on the market.
Starting at number 1 we have the Zojirushi NS-TSC10.
The dimensions of this rice cooker are 10. X 8.5 x 14 inches and it weighs around 9.45 pounds.
This rice cooker supports up to 5.5 cups of uncooked rice which is enough to feed a small family.
Utilizing Zojirushi’s fuzzy logic technology this rice cooker is an amazing piece of technology.
It has a ton of features and produces some of the best-tasting rice we’ve ever had. You can choose between white rice, sushi, mixed, brown and more.
There’s an automatic keep warm feature so if you’re not planning to eat or have other pieces of a dish to cook then the rice cooker can keep your rice at the right temperature until you’re ready.
The machine has a sleek design and will fit in with any kitchen, having a clear-coated stainless-steel exterior you can easily clean this machine.
It features 2 delay time settings so you can cook while you sleep or have it ready for when you get home from a long day at work.
The beep signal alerting you when it’s done is interchangeable and will notify you when it’s done.
A retractable power cord helps keep your counter space clean and tidy.
At number 2 we have the Instant Pot IP-DUO60.
The dimensions of this electric pressure cooker are 13.4 x 12.2 x 12.5 inches and it weighs around 11.8 pounds.
This multi-purpose pressure cooker functions amazingly as a rice cooker due to its wide variety of settings and options to choose from.
Not long does it function as a rice cooker, but it’s also a steamer, pressure cooker, slow cooker, yogurt maker and more.
With 1 touch settings to easily choose the type of food, you would like, the machine is very easy to use and cooks fast.
The components and lid are dishwasher safe, making this appliance extremely easy to clean.
Alongside getting the machine you also get a free app that is available on iOS and Android, included in the app are hundreds of recipes that are makeable with the Instant Pot IP-DUO60.
Safety is a priority when using these machines as many people use them while they sleep or are at work and the Instant Pot IP-DUO60 has over 10 built-in safety features such as a safety lock, overheating protection and more.
The capacity varies from 3 quarts to 8 quarts. We prefer the 6-quart version as this capacity is enough to be able to cook for 6 people, which is perfect for families.
At number 3 we have the Aroma Housewares ARC-914SBD.
The dimensions of this rice cooker are 8.2 x 9 x 8.5 inches and it weighs around 3.6 pounds.
This 8-cup rice cooker and steamer is a perfect budget option for those people that only need it once a week or so.
It’s a great versatile rice cooker, it has lots of different settings to choose from and can even steam food. It has some great features such as a flash rice function that cuts cooking time by 50% or a delay timer which can delay cooking up to 15 hours.
Alongside the rice cooker, you also get some accessories such as a nonstick inner pot, rice paddle, plastic steamer tray, and a rice measuring cup.
The multifunction use of this rice cooker is great because you can cook steam vegetables, jambalaya and a variety of different rice dishes or even a cake.
At number 4 we have the TIGER JBV-A10U.
The dimensions of this rice cooker are 13.9 x 10.6 x 8.4 inches and it weighs around 5.7 pounds.
This unique rice cooker has some great features. The syncro-cooking function makes it possible to cook your main dish whilst also cooking your rice at the same exact time.
The inner pan is non-stick and is very easy to clean.
Accessories that you get with the rice cooker are a non-stick spatula, cooking plate, cookbook, and a measuring cup.
The cooker has 4 different settings you can choose from ranging from synchrony-cooking, brown rice, plain rice, and slow cooking.
The machine can also be purchased in a 10-cup version but we opted for the 5.5 cup version instead.
At number 5 we have the Zojirushi NS-ZCC10.
The dimensions of this rice cooker are 13 x 8.1 x 10.1 inches and it weighs around 3 pounds.
This machine comes with a whole range of different features that allow you to cook a huge variety of rice dishes. Ranging from regular white rice, brown, semi brown, sweet, porridge, harder and more, it has a wide choice of features.
It supports 5.5 cups and just like our first pick it utilizes neuro-fuzzy logic technology to bring you amazingly cooked rice.
By using a spherical nonstick inner pan, it allows for even distribution of heat and cooking.
Accessories included are 2 measuring cups, rice spoon holder, recipes and a non-stick rice scooper.
The NS-ZCC10 also has a keep-warm feature and a reheat cycle.
At number 6 we have the Aroma Housewares ARC-743-1NG.
The dimensions of this rice cooker are 11.1 x 10.4 x 8.1 inches and it weighs around 3.7 pounds.
Being a budget rice cooker, this appliance still has a good range of features. You can choose between 2 to 6 cups of rice for each cook and it can be any variety.
The rice cooker not only supports rice cooking but also food steaming. You can steam meat and vegetables in this machine and have your rice cooking below it at the same time.
The machine has a one-touch start and stop button with an automatic keep-warm feature which is great for those that just want a simple easy to use rice cooker.
Accessories included are a steam tray, tempered glass lid, rice measuring cup, and a serving spatula.
At number 7 we have the Aroma Housewares ARC-150SB.
The dimensions of this rice cooker are 11.1 x 11.2 x 10.8 inches and it weighs around 5 pounds.
This rice cooker supports a huge amount of rice and lets you cook up to 20 cups of cooked or 10 cups of uncooked. I would go for this model if I have a large family and need to cook a large quantity.
The appliance has multi-functional use and can be used to cook other dishes. A built-in steamer can be used to make other dishes whilst the rice cooks below.
The settings are very simple and easy to use and this rice cooker is very easy to clean.
Accessories included are a rice measuring cup, non-stick inner pot, and a rice spatula.
At number 8 we have the BLACK+DECKER RC506.
The dimensions of this rice cooker are 10 x 9 x 7.5 inches and it weighs around 3.77 pounds.
Being the cheapest appliance in our video, this rice cooker is very budget-friendly. Although it doesn’t have a huge variety of features, it still does the basics well.
The 6 cup version can produce 6 cups of cooked rice and uses 3 cups of uncooked rice.
Although it is a budget option it still has an automatic keep warm feature and the rice pot inside is nonstick.
A food steaming basket is also included so you can cook your veggies, meats or fish.
Overall, it’s a great little simple machine for those that don’t need all the bells and whistles.
And at number 9 we have the Hamilton Beach 37518.
The dimensions for this appliance are 8.2 x 9.7 x 9.9 inches and it weighs around 4 pounds.
Being a mid-range option, this digital programmable rice cooker can cook 8 cups of cooked and uses 4 cups of uncooked rice.
The stainless-steel design is great and it’s very sleek, it’ll have no issue fitting into any modern kitchen.
The pre-programmed settings let you cook and steam food with just a touch of the button and it makes it very handy for those not so experienced in rice cooking.
You can steam other dishes above the rice while it cooks such as seafood or veggies, making this rice cooker a multi-purpose appliance and giving you even better value for money.
A keep warm feature is also included and will save you time and make it easier for you to organize with other dishes.
So that sums up the top rice cookers.