Advanced fuzzy logic micro-computerized technology with this Zojirushi Umami rice cooker goes beyond the traditional functions to achieve delicious nutritious rice. Proprietary umami setting on this rice cooker soaks and steams rice longer, excelling above the sweet, sour, salty or bitter taste levels to ensure authentic rice flavor and richness. With 9 rice menu settings: white, umami, mixed, sushi, porridge, sweet, brown, GABA brown, rinse-free rice and quick cooking, this fuzzy logic rice cooker performs every function beautifully to deliver exceptional side dishes and entrees.
Rice does not soak unnecessarily in liquids, before or after cooking, thanks to the precise digital programming. After the cooking cycle is complete, automatic keep warm setting retains the ideal rice texture. Also features slow cook setting to prepare soups or one-pot meals up to 4 hours in advance, automatic keep warm, extended keep warm and reheat cycles. Easy-read LCD panel with clock and timer functions.
The Umami rice cooker is expertly engineered to prepare rice with superior nutritional value. This advanced electric rice cooker includes spherical nonstick aluminum inner cooking pan, detachable inner lid, spatula and holder, measuring cups for white rice and rinse-free rice. Hand wash lid and pan. Dishwasher-safe spatula and measuring cups. Made in China.Product Features
- Advanced fuzzy logic, micro-computerized technology features 9 rice settings: white, umami, mixed, sushi, porridge, sweet, brown, GABA brown, rinse-free rice and quick cook
- Umami setting changes the starch within rice from beta starch to alpha starch to produce sweet, fluffy and soft rice
- Soaks and steams rice longer for enhanced depth of flavor and nutrition
- Unlike conventional rice cookers, the soaking and steaming times before and after cooking are preprogrammed for absolute accuracy
- Excels above the sweet, sour, salty or bitter taste levels to ensure authentic rice flavor and richness
- Brings out savory umami, considered to be the 5th category of taste
- Also includes slow cook function up to 4 hours in advance, automatic keep warm, extended keep warm and reheat
- LCD control panel with clock and easy-set timer functions
- Delay timer with 2 settings
- Includes spherical, nonstick aluminum cooking pan, spatula and holder, measuring cups for white rice and rinse-free rice
- Instruction booklet with recipes, including sushi, sweet rice with adzuki beans, beef soup and more
- Detachable, washable lid