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Jun 25, 2007 07:34 AM

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

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

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  1. 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.

    1. 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.

      1. 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

          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.

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

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

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            1. re: Alan408

              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