This Zojirushi 5 1/2 cup (uncooked, 10 cooked) rice maker is one of the higher end rice cooker you can buy. This model uses a unique induction heating system, which is a step up from Zojirushi’s micron models.
The high-tech induction heating method means that this rice maker is able to make precise temperature adjustments to make the perfect rice. Induction heating is supposed to evenly distribute heat for great results.
The unit is stainless steel and easy to clean. It includes a delay timer with two settings, a Gaba brown rice setting (which activates brown rice for increased nutrition – according to their website), and also has automatic keep warm and extended keep warm settings.
These options keep the rice fresh and warm for up to 8 hours. The rice cooking options include: white (regular, softer, harder), mixed, sushi, porridge, sweet, brown, Gaba brown and quick cooking.
The package comes with a rice measuring cup, spatula, an attached spatula holder and a detachable power chord. There is even an interchangeable melody and beep signal to let you know pleasantly that the rice has finished cooking.
If you have the budget as well as the necessity to cook perfect rice each time – treat yourself with this excellent Zojirushi model.