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Product Help | KitchenAid

Using the Grain and Rice Cooker

Possible Solution

IMPORTANT: The Ceramic Pot will be hot. To remove, use pot holders.

  1. Gather the desired ingredients to be cooked and fill the Water Tank to the Max (maximum) fill line with the desired liquid. Liquid can also be added directly to the Ceramic Pot before cooking.
    NOTE: For optimal cooking performance, starchy foods such as rice should be rinsed thoroughly before cooking. Rinse the rice until the water is no longer cloudy or for 15-30 seconds.
  2. Turn the Power Switch to the ON (I) position, located on the left side of the appliance.
  3. From the Select mode screen, select the desired food to be cooked.


  4. Select the food type and follow the prompts to add the desired food. For best results, level the food inside the pot for even cooking.
  5. Follow the prompts to finalize your cooking selections. Before proceeding to cook, select the food preparation, liquid, and texture according to your preference. You can make selections by tapping on the screen and scrolling or leaving it as is.
  6. Select START to begin the cooking cycle or DELAYED COOK if a later cooking completion time is preferred. 
  7. The Grain and Rice Cooker will automatically dispense water into the pot and start cooking. It will provide an estimated cooking time to help you plan when to serve the meal.
  8. 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. 

Extra Information

  • Adding food without selecting the cook mode first will limit the unit of measurement to ounces or grams only.
  • Allow the unit to cool down for 30 minutes between cooking cycles before starting again.
  • While on the weight screen, the units of measure (cups/oz/g) can be changed by tapping the three dots on the right.
  • For best results, level the food inside the pot for even cooking.

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