Rice cooker recipes are good for those who don’t have a very large kitchen. You just have to put the ingredients in the rice cooker, switch it on, and monitor it carefully. Though the heat won’t be extremely high, here are some recipes you ought to try (rhyme unintended!).

Mac & cheese

mac-cheesePhoto from Food.com

Who doesn’t love macaroni and cheese? Kids do, teenagers do and we know some adults who do. It’s an easy recipe – whether you’re going to school or work, you can make it yourself using a rice cooker. The entire process takes less than an hour! You can get the recipe here.


Chicken-Congee-Chao-GaPhoto from Food For Four

Rice porridge or congee, is a good comfort food for when you’re sick or when you’re away from home and homesick. You only need to add the rice in the rice cooker, the rest of the ingredients are up to you. Recipe here!

Hainanese chicken rice

hainanese-chicken-ricePhoto from The Steamy Kitchen

The tough part is the preparation. Once you’re done with marinating and dumping all the ingredients into the rice cooker, you just have to wait – then eat. Get the recipe here.

Pasta cubano

pasta-cubanoPhoto from Imusa USA

Yes, you can cook pasta in a rice cooker! Just remember not to leave the pasta in the rice cooker for too long if not it’ll be soggy. Here’s the recipe.

Banana pudding in caramel sauce

banana-caramel-pudPhoto from Baking Makes Things Better

It’s like an unconventional method of baking. No oven, no problem – a rice cooker works just as well.  It’s easy, try it here!

Claypot chicken rice

claypot-chicken-ricePhoto from Noob Cook

The combination of Chinese mushrooms and sausages will leave you wanting more than just one serving. Get the recipe here.

Chicken briyani with saffron cream

briyaniPhoto from The New York Times

Last but not least, this dish is perfect for gatherings. It doesn’t look shabby, and the saffron cream complements the biriyani nicely. It’ll be worth all the effort, promise! Get the recipe here.

If you are that rare Malaysian that doesn’t own a rice cooker or needs to upgrade their existing one, here are some recommendations for you.

xm-cookerXMA 1.8 Liter Conventional Rice Cooker With Steamer
Price: RM 59
From: Lazada Malaysia


TEFAL Jar Rice Cooker
Price: RM 129
From: Best Denki on Rakuten Malaysia

non-stick-cooker2L Non-Stick Multi-Purpose Cooker 
Price: RM 99 (original: RM 319.80)
From: Groupon

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