Top 5 Rice Cookers in Malaysia For Some Perfectly Cooked Rice
To say that rice is a staple to every Malaysian kitchen is an understatement because, for many, rice is their comfort food. For that reason, rice cookers also have to be the kitchen appliance you can find in every household.
As years passed, our way of cooking rice has evolved from using traditional electric rice cookers to the latest and highly advanced ones. Whether you just started to live on your own or you’re thinking of an upgrade, this list will help you find some of the best rice cookers in Malaysia so keep on reading! We’re just as excited to show you the best rice cookers (and mini rice cookers) in Malaysia so just scroll down to see which ones are the perfect fit for you!
1. Russell Taylors Fuzzy Logic Smart Rice Cooker
Perfect, fluffy rice is the goal of every person who’s in charge of cooking the rice and Russell Taylor claims to have developed an intelligent 6-step cooking process that promises this all the time. Here we have the Russell Taylors Fuzzy Logic Smart Rice Cooker that can prepare 2-10 cups of cooked rice.
It has a digital LED display with a user-friendly system so you don’t have to worry about it being too confusing even if the design does look a bit intimidating at first. All you really have to do to start cooking is pressing the button of your preferred cooking process.
They use a steam valve and the inner pot to trap the steam and heat in the rice cooker as it simmers to make the rice you’re cooking end up being fluffy. It also has a condensation collector so you don’t end up with soggy rice.
It has a total of four different cooking processes and three of those are for different kinds of rice. You can choose whether you’re cooking white, brown, or mixed rice since they all require a different amount of steam to get that perfect texture.
It also has options for you to cook or steam different kinds of food like beans and soup. Their final option is a preset function that can keep food warm for up to 24 hours.
2. Pensonic Mini Rice Cooker
EEThe Pensonic Mini Rice Cooker is a digital mini rice cooker with a minimalist design that would look great on your countertop. It has a matte feeling touch that makes it blend in really well with minimalistic kitchens.
This mini rice cooker is perfect for those who live quick lifestyles but still can’t bear to not cook rice because it has a quick heating cooking element. It also has a non-stick inner pot which makes it easy to clean.
It has a total of four functions that make it useful for cooking and keeping rice warm for up to 24 hours. You can also cook porridge in it and steam food with its preset function.
This inner pot can also be used to cook simple one-pot recipes like macaroni, stir fry, and omelettes.
Its small size and lightweight paired with its handle make it super portable so you can take it anywhere you need to go—perfect for picnics and outdoor dining.
The package comes with a steamer rack, measuring cup, and spoon.
3. Toshiba Honatsukama Series Rice Cooker
Price: RM 182.00
The Toshiba Honatsukama Series Rice Cooker is a 0.8L capacity rice cooker that’s both functional and versatile.
It has 11 functions based on what you want to choose, including a 24 hours preset timer. They have selections for different types of rice like brown rice, sticky rice, white rice, crispy rice, and mixed rice.
Another option for rice is quick cook which you can use for any type of rice and you can also steam food at the same time. This rice cooker also has specific functions to steam food or cook soup, cake, congee, and sushi.
It has a black non-stick pot that ensures no food gets wasted. This also makes cleaning it easy.
It has a bottom and side heating feature which helps with creating proper heat dispersion all throughout the pot so, no matter what you cook in it, the heat gets delivered around it properly.
This model can cook up to 5 cups of rice which serves around 4 people. It also comes with a steam basket, rice scoop, porridge scoop, and measuring cup.
4. Tefal Rice Express IH Rice Cooker RK7621
Price: RM 599.00
If you’re looking for a fast-cooking rice cooker that still promises fluffy rice all the time, Tefal Rice Express IH Rice Cooker RK7621 might be the one for you.
This rice cooker utilizes the brand’s exclusive Xpress Cook Technology. It uses the power of boiling water, induction heating, the pot, and continuous additional air to make the process of cooking the rice quick.
It has 12 different cooking programs which make it perfect for those who enjoy easy, one-pot recipes. Out of the 12 programs, 9 are Xpress functions and 3 are normal.
The 24-hour delay cooking feature also allows you to keep your food warm.
This cooker has an easy-to-use control panel that has a large screen so it’s good for those who have a bit of trouble reading without glasses.
You might also be happy to know that all of its parts are dishwasher-friendly. And yes, it also has a non-stick coating for its pot.
The package comes with a rice spatula, soup spoon, steam basket, and a measuring cup.
5. Giselle Mini Rice Cooker
Price: RM 63.99
For those who live alone or with just one other person, we highly suggest getting the Giselle Mini Rice Cooker.
It’s a multifunctional rice cooker that doesn’t take up much space and is easy to store and carry around. You can actually look at it and be fooled to think it’s a lunch box which we think is a nice little feature.
This rice cooker has a removable and washable cover for easy cleaning. Another convenience it offers you is that a luminous font clearly displays itself to let you know how much time you have left when cooking.
You can use it to steam food at the top while cooking rice on the bottom half so, if you’re someone with an on-the-go lifestyle, you’ll be saving a lot of time with this one. Just make sure you have a lot of pre-cooked food stocked in your fridge.
Finally, it has an anti-slip base and is drip-proof so you don’t have to worry about any potential mess in the kitchen in your dorm, house, or office kitchen.