Reishunger Rice Cooker (1.2l/500W/220V)

Test 04/2020

  • Reishunger Rice Cooker (1.2l/500W/220V) - front
  • Reishunger Rice Cooker (1.2l/500W/220V) - boxed
  • Reishunger Rice Cooker (1.2l/500W/220V) - detail
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Test seal: Reishunger Rice Cooker (1.2l/500W/220V), Rating 9.1

last modified: 02.06.2020, 16:04

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All rating criteria details:

Handling 25%
Range of functions 25%
Cooking result 25%
Cleaning 15%
Accessory 10%
Tested by: Isabeau

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Resumee

The rice cooker from Reishunger is a high-quality and attractively designed rice cooker with which it is easy to prepare large portions of tasty rice without burning.

If you are looking for a rice cooker with which you can also cook vegetables, meat and the like and you want to prepare relatively large portions of rice and accept the slightly higher price, you will definitely find what you are looking for with this appliance.

Pro

  • Chic design
  • Little plastic
  • Additional steam input
  • Easy cleaning
  • Warm-keeping mode

Cons

  • Very firm to the bite rice when cooking according to instructions
  • High price

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High-quality rice cooker for which the price is worth it.

The device

The rice cooker from Reishunger is delivered in a visually appealing cardboard box.

The first impression of the frame is very modern and very corresponding. In addition, this device has a warming function, a high-quality inner pot, a spoon, and a measuring cup.

In addition, an operating manual is enclosed, which has been designed to be very understandable and appealing.

The rice cooker is very easy to operate.

All you have to do is add water and rice to the pot, and due to the automatic switch-off and the burning protection, you don't have to worry about anything anymore.

As soon as the rice is cooked, the appliance automatically switches to HOT.

Included in the scope of delivery:

  • Steamer insert
  • Rice spoon
  • Measuring jug
  • Instruction manual
  • Inner pot
  • Rice spoon

The application

The handling of the rice cooker proves to be very simple.
Before using the appliance for the first time, clean the bowl, the lid and the basket with warm soapy water, rinse everything off and leave to dry.

In addition, you should boil water in the cooker for 20 minutes before using it for the first time, and rinse the rice in the sieve if you use any that needs to be washed beforehand.

First, you have to measure the desired amount of rice (in this case 500 g jasmine rice) using the measuring cup provided, in this case, there were 4 measuring cups filled to the top. For the amount of water, you should use the water level indicator inside the pot. In this case, one has to fill up the water up to 4 in the water level indicator.

Next, pour the rice into the inner bowl of the cooker and add the appropriate amount of water.

Then close the lid, connect the cable to the power supply and move the front control lever to the lowest position. Then the control light should light red and indicate COOK.

It takes 8 minutes for the 500 g rice to boil, and 5 minutes for the rice to boil. The smell of fresh rice is also very pleasant.

It is also possible to cook vegetables in parallel while rice is being cooked using steam.

After a total of 18 minutes, the rice is ready to cook and automatically switches to HOT.

In order to obtain an optimal result, you should now carefully open the lid and stir the rice properly with the enclosed spoon so that excess liquid can escape. You can then either serve the rice immediately or close the lid and enjoy the rice up to 8 hours later.

Result of the Reishunger Rice Cooker
Result of the Reishunger Rice Cooker

The consistency of the rice is slightly more bite resistant compared to the other devices tested, but depending on your preference you can easily influence this by simply adding a little more water if you prefer the rice to be softer.

The temperature at the edge of the lid is 75°C after the rice is cooked and 30°C at the rack.

Compared to other tested rice cookers, the rice hardly sticks to the bottom of the pot thanks to the double non-stick inner pot.

The same test was done with a different type of rice (Basmati rice), where more water was used than stated in the instructions and the rice got a very good consistency, which is why I would recommend using a bit more water if you prefer a bit softer rice.

Cleaning

Before you start cleaning, be sure to remove the power plug and wait until the pot has cooled down completely.

Afterwards, you can clean the parts in warm rinsing water without any problems, but you should take care not to use aggressive cleaning agents in order not to damage the utensils. This appliance is not suitable for the dishwasher.

We have evaluated about 1200 reviews on the Internet. In summary, it can be said that about 85 percent of buyers are satisfied (4 stars) or even very satisfied (5 stars). Partially (2 stars) or completely dissatisfied are about 10 percent of the users. The average score at the time of evaluation was 4.4 out of 5 stars.

Summary: 85% positive and 10% negative ratings

The following points were positively noted:

  • Good results
  • Portioning table
  • Warm-keeping function

The following points were noted negatively:

  • Cleaning
  • Very large
  • Coating partially dissolves very quickly
Manufacturer Reishunger
EAN 4260266397320
Capacity litres 1.2
Power 500 W
Weight 1.8 kg
Child protection No
Handling Simple
Warm-keeping function Available
Self-cleaning program No
Processing Excellent
Thermostat No
Key lighting Control lamp
Scope of delivery Measuring cup, inner pot, rice spoon, steamer insert
Height 24 cm
Width 24 cm
Depth 25 cm
Quality impression Excellent
Packaging Excellent
Manual language GER
Quality of instructions Excellent
Handling
Range of functions
Cleaning
Cooking result
Overall impression
Accessory

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Questions

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Krish
2020-05-29
The rubber gasket at the cooker cover came out. How do I fix it?
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Unfortunately, the rubber gasket cannot be fixed directly. You may contact the customer support of Reishunger: support@reishunger.de .
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2019-11-11
Are the parts dishwasher safe?
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No.
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2019-11-11
At what temperature is the rice cooked?
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100 °C.

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