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Creating a Custom Cycle Setting - Grain and Rice Cooker

Creating a Custom Cycle

Custom cycle settings are cooking features that allow flexibility for cooking all types of rice, or beans to create and save new cooking algorithms.

  1. Turn the Power Switch to the ON (I) position, located on the left side of the appliance.
  2. The CUSTOM CYCLES are located on the main menu. To proceed, tap on the screen selection to select the desired custom cycle.
  3. Select the type of custom cycle. Choose from the following options: CUSTOM RICE, CUSTOM BEAN, CUSTOM SMALL GRAIN, and CUSTOM LARGE GRAIN.
    NOTE: Large-grain examples are Barley, Farro, Spelt, and Kamut. Small grain examples are Buckwheat, Sorghum, Couscous, and Amaranth.                                               
  4. Add desired food to the Ceramic Pot. The Grain and Rice Cooker will automatically sense the weight of the food when pouring it into the Ceramic Pot.
    TIP: Tap the 3 dots on the right of the weight screen to change the units of measure between cups, ounces, and grams.                                     
  5. If the food has already been added, remove the Ceramic Pot for 3 seconds and reinsert the pot in the cooker.
    NOTE: Adding food without selecting the cook mode first will limit the unit of measurement to ounces or grams only. Cups are not available with this method. For best results, level the food inside the pot for even cooking.
  6. Select food preparation, liquid type, and food texture on the screen.
    OPTIONAL: If water was selected as a liquid type, you can delay using the Water Tank to dispense water into the unit to cook and finish cooking later by using the DELAYED COOK feature. This can be set for up to 24 hours.
  7. If too little food is added, the letters will flash red, and the message “Please add more food to the pot” will appear. Once completed, the scale screen will appear. (A: “Too little food” will flash red.)
  8. Add the desired liquid to the Ceramic Pot and follow the measurements on the screen.
  9. Close the Lid and tap the START option.
  10. The screen will show an estimated cook time and the KEEP WARM option. This option can be turned off if desired.
  11. When cooking is about to complete, a countdown timer will appear and audibly notify you when cooking has been completed. When finished, the Grain and Rice Cooker will automatically switch to KEEP WARM mode for 6 hours.
    IMPORTANT: The Ceramic Pot will be hot. To remove, use pot holders.
  12. To save a custom setting as a favorite, Select the Save option during the KEEP WARM stage. Add the name and select the “KGC3155_tickmark.jpg” icon in the upper right-hand.


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