Tiger has come up with a phenomenal line of high-quality rice cookers. The one function that makes Tiger unique is the Tacook functionality. It makes cooking versatile meals a quick and effortless endeavor.
This article talks about the versatile ways of using a Tiger rice cooker. You can steam delicious veggies and meat in a combo rice cooker. That’s where you can cook delicious recipes in the steaming stray while your rice cooks below.
Tiger makes all this easy and quick to do. It takes away all the guesswork out of cooking rice. So you can make the perfect pot of rice every time and for any meal!
How to Make Rice?
Tiger’s impressive line of rice cookers with Tacook functionality make meal-time a breeze. You can easily steam delicious dishes in the upper tray. This is while your rice cooks perfectly below. It makes dinner as easy as simply adding the rice to the pot with water.
For the steaming function…
Slice one small vegetable of your choice and add it to the upper cooking plate. You can add more than one vegetable if you’d like. Such as bell peppers, zucchini, carrots. Not only that, but the impressive Tacook functionality also allows you to add meat such as boneless chicken, fish.
Season the vegetables/meat with salt and pepper. Add any sauce or cheese if you like to make things differently. And set the upper cooking plate aside.
For cooking rice…
Now’s the time to cook the rice. Take Tiger’s measuring cup and add 1-2 cups of plain rice. You don’t need to wash the rice separately. You can add the measured rice directly into the cup. The removable cooking pot can be placed directly under the tap to rinse.
Using your hands, wash the rice in the cooking pot. The most preferable way to rinse rice is by using cold water. Rinse the rice, drain it immediately, and do this a few times. Until the rice water is completely transparent so it’s rid of the starchy water.
After the last drain of the rice water, fill the measuring cup with water. The inner pot has perfect and accurate water markings. Add the appropriate amount of water to the rice. For plain rice, brown rice, and sweet rice, there are different markings.
Wipe the exterior side of the pot dry and place it back in the rice cooker. Now take the upper cooking plate and place it on top.
If you buy a Tiger’s steamer combo, this cooking plate comes with easy handles for better accessibility. So that should help you place the steamer plate easily on top of the main cooking pot.
For the right cooking function…
After you close the lid, press on the Synchro-Cooking function. To do so, you will have to press on the up and down menu buttons to select the appropriate function.
The Tiger rice cooker will give you a proper time estimate. Cooking your rice while at the same time cooking your veggies/meat on the top plate.
Tiger rice cookers also feature other settings. Such as Jasmine, Whole-Grain Rice, Mixed, Porridge, SlowCook, and Oatmeal. You can also select any one of these special functions. Or you can also rely on its timer function for slow or quick-cooking.
Based on the type of rice you use, you can select the Plain, Ultra, Quick, and SlowCook functions.
Once the rice is cooked, the machine automatically switches to Keep Warm function. You’ll know this instantly once the Keep Warm indicator lights up.
Cleaning the rice cooker…
Next up is cleaning and maintaining the rice cooker. Just as how simple it is to use a Tiger rice cooker. It’s just as simple and breezy to clean one.
You don’t need a dishwasher to keep your Tiger rice cooker clean. The Tiger rice cooker manual clearly states what you need to do and how. If you want to prevent any lingering odor or stickiness. You need to keep the rice cooker clean after every use.
This also prolongs the shelf life of your rice cooker.
Before starting the cleaning process, disconnect the plug. If your rice cooker is still warm or hot, let it sit for an hour or so before cleaning. You need the inner pot and lid to completely cool down before cleaning.
This also includes the steam cap, the lid, and the cooking pot.
You can use a standard cleaning sponge and detergent. Make sure it’s a soft cloth or sponge. Rinse the cooking pot thoroughly. Make sure there is no residue rice on the surface. You can gently scrub the pot with the sponge to clean the surface well. Rinse it again and wipe dry.
Avoid using a hard sponge with plastic or pointy bristles. Make sure the sponge is absorbent so that it doesn’t damage the non-stick coating of the pot.
You need to wash the cooking pot separately. If you wash them along with other dishes, it could damage the non-sticking coating. After you’ve washed and insert the cooking pot. Do the same if you have a steaming basket and removable lid.
And then a clean cloth and wipe the exterior to get rid of the stickiness.
You can also wipe the inside and outside of the rice cooker with this cloth. Under the cooking pot lies the heat sensor and heating plate. Make sure no rice grains are stuck to it. You can wipe the bottom with a clean, dry cloth to prevent that from happening.
Once you’ve used a Tiger rice cooker, it’s hard to look the other way. It’s an easy-to-use, conveniently-priced rice cooker. It has all the right features for quick and effective cooking.
I hope this article guides you through all the essential Tiger rice cooker instructions. Buying a new rice cooker for the first time might seem intimidating. But using it properly can lessen the burden of cooking rice every time.
Tiger’s Tacook functionality allows you to cook delicious dishes in half the time than stovetop! So why wouldn’t you bring this innovative technology into your home?