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Oops, I did it again...lost the measuring cup for my rice cooker.

Mimi Jun 25, 2007 07:34 AM

Does anyone know how much the measuring cup for a Hitachi rice cooker holds? Thanks.

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    Alan408 Jun 26, 2007 10:15 AM

    The measuring cup that came with my National rice cooker holds 6oz.

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    1. re: Alan408
      xarax Jun 26, 2007 08:28 PM

      After you put the rice into the pot. Spread you fingers apart and place your palm onto the top of the rice. The water level should go just to the tip of the top of your hand. That's how I was taught! LOL

    2. Cynsa Jun 25, 2007 07:50 PM

      I poured short-grain rice into a dry measure cup - it's a scant 3/4 cup of rice.

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        will47 Jun 25, 2007 09:24 AM

        It's almost definitely a Japanese cup. 180 ml, or 6 oz. You can kinda eyeball it.

        You can also just use the knuckle method to figure out how much water to put in.

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        1. re: will47
          paulj Jun 26, 2007 10:03 AM

          I took the precaution some time ago to measure the size of the cup that came with my Oster cooker (from Thailand). It is 3/4 cup (6 oz). Even wrote it on the side of the cooker with permanent ink, so it would always be at hand.

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          beany Jun 25, 2007 08:55 AM

          I lost my measuring cup a long time ago, but just use the formula of one cup of rice to two cups of water in my rice cooker with a shake of salt and squirt of oil and am good to go.

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            Smalph Jun 25, 2007 08:30 AM

            I don't have an answer featuring a measurement, but the manual for my rice cooker (Cuisinart) does mention how big their scoop measure is. If you still have your manual, check to see if they have that info. If they don't, when you do find out the measure, write it in the manual for next time. I have so many scoops and assorted geegaws in my drawer, it's faster to check the manual than to hunt for the measuring cup.

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