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Overview & Specs

Take the effort out of making meals the whole family will love with the AROMA® Professional Digital Rice & Grain Multicooker.

This cooker is ideal for use as a food steamer, slow cooker, stew pot, high-heat sauté pan and so much more. Equipped with all the accessories you need to make your time in the kitchen both shorter and simpler, the culinary possibilities are endless. It's designed with a range of preset options and manual cooking controls to take the guesswork out of cooking delicious dinners while still keeping you in complete control. Our patented Sauté-then-Simmer STS® function makes cooking even simpler, sautéing ingredients at high heat and then automatically switching to simmer mode once any liquid is added! The versatility doesn't stop at its functionality, this multicooker also comes in 3 different stylish colors to further personalize your unique cooking space.
Digital Controls, Steam Tray Included
1 Year Limited Warranty

7.6 lbs, 8.1 lbs

Product Dimensions

8.8″H x 11″L x 11.8″W

Power Consumption

120V 60Hz 700W

Disclaimer-California Prop 65

WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm –

(Applicable to California Residents Only)

Try These Multicooker Recipes

40 minutes
Serves 1

Wild Rice and Peach Burrata Salad

Refreshing and healthy for a light summer meal… all made effortlessly in your rice cooker!

35 minutes
Serves 2

Easy Shrimp and Sweet Corn Rice Bowl

40 minutes
Serves 1

Summer Lemon Mint Syrup

Make this refreshing syrup easily in your rice cooker.

Common Questions & Helpful Answers

From basics to troubleshooting.

All AROMA® rice & grain cookers will effortlessly produce perfectly cooked rice if the steps in your product manual are carefully followed and by ensuring to add the correct amount of liquid for every cup of rice being cooked. All traditional one-touch and digital rice & grain cookers work on the same principle—an inner pot sits atop a heated plate that brings liquid in the pot to a rolling boil. The water will continuously boil until it is completely absorbed by the grain or boils off as steam. A temperature sensor in contact with the pan senses once the temperature has risen above that of boiling water and will then reduce its heat to Keep Warm mode, which will keep contents at an optimal serving temperature without ever burning or overcooking your grain.

Our digital rice & grain multicookers pride themselves on cooking perfectly tender rice and grains, every time. But how is this feat achieved time and time again? The answer is Sensor Logic® Technology. Unlike most other traditional digital rice cookers on the market, this smart, revolutionary technology is optimized to automatically sense and control the internal temperature throughout the cooking cycle for unbeatable texture and flavor.

The cycle begins by preheating the rice and liquid to optimal low soaking temperatures in order to efficiently break down any starch or bran layers–preventing your cooked rice from becoming too mushy or moist. The cooker will then soak the grains at this temperature to continue the breakdown process and to allow each grain to absorb moisture.

Once sufficiently soaked, the cooker will maintain a steady heat at around boiling temperature to cook the grains, but will automatically fluctuate depending on how much liquid or moisture the technology senses—effectively preventing overcooked rice.

Reaching the end of the cooking cycle, the cooker will output a final heat surge to remove any and all excess moisture from the rice.

When the rice has finished cooking, Keep Warm mode will then be automatically initiated to keep your rice and grains at perfect serving temperatures!

Your product’s model number is a 6-7 character code in the format of XXX-XXXX and can be found on the manufacturer’s sticker on the back side or bottom of your appliance. Rice & grain multicooker model numbers will begin with “ARC” “AMC” or “MTC” followed by a hyphen and 3-5 numbers and/or letters.

One-pot meals and effortlessly prepared dinners have never been easier with Sauté-then-Simmer® technology, featured on your AROMA® Professional digital rice & grain multicooker. Our patented Sauté-then-Simmer technology will sauté ingredients such as meats, vegetables, aromatics, and grains on high heat, then automatically switch to a low-heat simmer mode once any liquid is added to the inner pot.

This unique and innovative cooking technology was specifically designed with preparing Spanish rice, risottos, chili and other stovetop favorites in mind, but the mealtime possibilities are as endless as your imagination is with the Sauté-then-Simmer function!

With AROMA® SmartCarb® technology, low-carb yet still deliciously cooked rice has become a reality! Each SmartCarb cooker comes with a revolutionary carb-reducing inner pot, much different from your regular, traditional nonstick inner pot.

Rice naturally sheds some of its starchy layers during the soaking and cooking process; these layers will then be released back into the liquid that your rice is soaking in. As your rice continues to cook in traditional inner pots, it will steadily reabsorb this starchy water making it packed with excess carbohydrates.

With our carb-reducing inner pot, the water will drain out of the holes in the bottom of the inner pot instead of reabsorbing the starchy water filled with carbohydrates–instantly reducing your rice’s carbohydrates by 30%!

While a standard U.S. cup measure is 240 milliliters, a rice measuring cup according to rice industry standards is much smaller at 180 milliliters. All of our models come with a complimentary rice measuring cup and should be used when measuring ingredients in your rice cooker or multicooker. Our product manuals will always provide cooking guides and charts based on rice measuring cup measurements.

For white rice, you should be using 2 rice measuring cups of water for every 1 cup of uncooked white rice.

Brown rice has extra bran layers and therefore will need slightly more water for perfectly tender results. For brown rice, the general ratio recommendation is to use 2¼ cups of water for every 1 cup of uncooked brown rice. For best results, refer to the “Rice/Grain & Water Measurement Charts” in your product manual.

Misplaced your product manual? Head over here and type in your model number to find an online copy of the manual.

We recommend rinsing rice under cool water before beginning to cook it. Rinsing makes a difference in results, especially with long-grain varieties, because it removes the surface starch that otherwise causes the rice to clump together or become gummy as it cooks. This short added step will be the difference in a good pot of rice and a great one!

TIP: Do not rinse rice under warm water, the warm water could begin to cook the rice while rinsing and can lead to overcooked rice.

Brown rice is a less-processed form of rice, which means the grains still have the outer layer of bran on them. These bran layers are removed from white rice, effectively lessening its cook time compared to brown rice. In order to effectively cook brown rice and break down its extra layers, it requires more soaking time in the cooking process.

The Delay Timer is a feature that can be used for prepping meals hours in advance or overnight so that you can have dishes ready right when you need them! Most of our digital models offer a 15-Hour Delay Timer, meaning you can place your ingredients in the inner pot up to 15 hours in advance and set the Delay Timer. Once the input delay time elapses, your food will automatically begin cooking for you!

TIP: We do not recommend allowing raw meats to sit on the Delay Timer for longer than 2 hours to avoid potential food-borne illness.

Our 3-Cup (Cooked) and 6-Cup (Cooked) capacity models are designed with individuals in mind, maybe you’re just moving out into your own apartment or you’re a student cooking meals for yourself for the first time! 8-Cup (Cooked) capacity models are the most commonly bought size for small families of 2-3 people, 12-Cup (Cooked) cookers are most common amongst a bit larger families of 4-5 people, and 20-Cup (Cooked) models are best suited for families of 6+ members and can even be used for catering or entertaining!

Maintaining your rice cooker on a regular basis will ensure your cooker’s longevity and that the food cooked in it will always taste great! By cleaning your rice cooker regularly, you will get rid of abnormal odors and keep uncooked and watery rice from getting stuck in those hard to reach places.

  1. Before cleaning, be sure to let your rice cooker cool down completely to room temperature.
  2. Carefully remove the parts and accessories. This includes removing the inner pot, the inner lid one by using both hands and gently pulling it toward you, and the condensation collector by gently squeezing both sides and pulling it out toward you. Note that some models do not include inner lids or condensation collectors.
  3. Soak all removable parts in warm, soapy water for 2-3 hours.
  4. Using a slightly damp cloth, wipe the inside and outside of the rice cooker, being careful to avoid water getting inside the unit.
  5. Dry all parts and accessories thoroughly.
  6. Reassemble for next use!

Your rice cooker will automatically switch to Keep Warm mode once it’s finished cooking and all liquid has been absorbed into the grain. Some rice cooker models will beep to signify the end of the cooking cycle and the beginning of Keep Warm mode.

Depending on how dry your rice is, add ½ to 1 cup of water and stir thoroughly. Close the lid and select the White Rice function (or press the cook switch down on one-touch models) once more. When the cooker switches to Keep Warm, open the lid and stir the rice to check the consistency. Repeat as necessary until rice is soft and moist.

If your rice is too moist/soggy, use the serving spatula to stir the rice to redistribute the bottom (moist) part of the rice and to release excess moisture. Close the lid and allow the cooker to remain on Keep Warm for 10-30 minutes as needed, opening the lid and stirring periodically to release excess moisture.

All the tools you need to make and serve perfectly cooked rice already conveniently come with your unit–an inner pot, a rice measuring cup and a serving spatula. A select amount of our models come with a steam tray that allows you to healthily steam foods in your cooker even as rice is prepared below in the inner pot.

This is dependent on the type of grain being cooked, the amount, and the rice cooker/multicooker model being used, the total amount of cooking time will vary. The average amount of time it takes to cook 1 cup of white rice in one of standard rice cooker models is about 25 minutes.

  1. Be sure you’re using the correct amount of liquid/water for every cup of uncooked rice added to the inner pot. Accurate amounts and ratios can be found in your product manual for reference.
  2. Rinse your rice thoroughly before cooking to reduce the amount of bran and starch on the grain. Excess starch may cause the water to bubble up and produce a sticky residue.
  3. Adding a thin layer of nonstick cooking spray or oil to the rice/liquid prior to cooking may help to prevent bubbling.

Misplaced your product manual? Head over here and type in your model number to find an online copy of the manual.

Do not reheat food using the Keep Warm function. Keep Warm should only be used after a food has been thoroughly cooked. Food must be heated to an appropriate temperature before reheating in order to prevent bacterial growth while using Keep Warm.

Since models will vary, please refer to this as a general guideline: entering Keep Warm mode will maintain your cooker at 158°F – 194°F. However, when using the Keep Warm function for an extended period of time, heat may escape every time the lid is opened and closed and consequently reduce the temperature. Food should not be left in your cooker on Keep Warm mode for more than 12 hours for health and safety reasons.

Traditional rice cookers have a single heating plate at the bottom of the unit beneath the inner pot. Induction cookers feature a 360° heat output so that the temperature is consistent throughout the entire inner pot, rather than only producing heat on the bottom! This technology makes for even more dependable and delicious results, quicker cooking times, even cooking, and less of a chance of your rice sticking to the bottom of your inner pot.

Sushi rice can be easily and effortlessly made in your rice cooker by following the steps in this recipe from our Test Kitchen

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