The Aroma 8 Cup digital rice cooker and food steamer review

Like everyone else, you have a set amount of hours in the day. If you have a big family then you will know the pressure associated with getting meals on the table. People need to eat and every night there is a process that you have to go through to get all this done.

One of the trades off’s that we have to deal with is the time we have to prepare the meal against the quality of the meal, i.e. the more time that we spend cooking generally the better it is and the opposite applies as well.

Well there are products out there that can help you tern this on its back. one such item is the rice cooker. If your family love rice then these wonderful kitchen gadgets can help you make your life a little easier in the kitchen. Literally at the press of a button you can leave aroma 8 cup rice cooker to cook your rice just the way you want it every time.

Let the Aroma 8 cup rice cooker do the cooking for you – Price range +- $30

The easy to use programmable digital controls with its built-in automatic keep-warm functions for both white and brown rice means that you don’t have to worry about your rice. Instead of having to watch the rice cooking on the stove you can leave this to cook while you get on with other things. Even if it takes you longer the Aroma cooker will keep your rice warm for you with it’s automatic Keep-Warm function.

The Aroma 8 Cup Rice cooker is also a food steamer

With this, you can, in theory, cook an entire meal using the Aroma rice cooker. You can easily whip up a super healthy meal for two or three people. This function really is great for helping with veggies, if you are like me and love your veggies done simply then this is something that you should consider.

The Aroma 8 Cup Rice cooker delay timer

This is a feature that has been designed for busy people, Set up the Rice cooker when you leave the house and when you get back you will have the rice ready for you to use.

If you like getting take outs but (like me) hate the rice that often comes with it then this is the perfect solution so that you get home and the whole meal is ready to serve.

The Aroma 8 Cup rice cooker comes with a steam tray, a rice measuring cup, and a serving spatula. You can also easily remove the inner cooking pot so that cleaning afterward is easy and fast.

Features and specifications

  • Cooks 2-8 cups of most types of rice – perfectly
  • Will also steam meat and vegetables while the rice is cooking below
  • has a 15-hour delay timer for flexible meal planning
  • comes with the steam tray, rice measuring cup serving spatula and some recipes for you to get started on.
  • Aroma rice cooker model number – ARC-914SBD
  • Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 9.3 x 8.7 inches ; 4.2 pounds

Who is this product for?

If you are busy Mom then this is something that would help make your life easier. This is for families who eat a lot of rice. If you or you family are accessional rice eaters then I don’t know id the rice cooker is something that would be needed in the house. If you had a hard job and when you get home from work just want something to eat that is good but with as little fuss as possible then this is the product for you.

The aroma 8-cup digital rice cooker and food steamer allow you to make “start and forget” when you are making rice, it allows you to make rice that really is perfect with little or no fuss. You are able to use this rice cooker to get consistent results every time and that, in my book, is a very important factor for those who are cooks as well as the other demands you have in your life.

The makers have thrown in the extra functionality of a steamer for good measure to make sure that you are getting the most for you money while making your cooking experience to a whole lot easier.

The Good Things of the Aroma 8 cup rice cooker:

  • Very easy to use
  • multiple functionalities – rice cooker and steamer
  • 15-hour delay timer
  • Reliable – perfectly prepares rice every time

The Not-so-good things of the Aroma 8 cup rice cooker:

  • Some people have had difficulty cleaning the rice cooker
  • Cooks a little slower than some people expected but still made perfect rice

What others have said about the Aroma Rice Cooker

There is at the time of writing this 2250 reviews on amazon for this product:
5 star reviews = 1420
4 star = 434
3 star = 160
2 star = 99
1 star = 141


It is important to remember that this is on the market for $30 and so if you are looking for more functionally and better quality then

Is this product worth buying?

This is a good basic product that is reasonably priced, it will do the job nicely and should be a good addition to your kitchen. For many of us this question will come down to the budget and need. If you are looking for something that just gets the job done well and does not break the bank this is a good buy. If you are looking for something a little more up range then you can have a look on amazon to see what else they have to offer.


There are a lot of nifty features to this Rice cooker, it is very easy to use and comes with its own programmable controls. It can also multi-task by cooking rice and steaming your veggies at the same time. It comes with a delay timer if you need to set it up to cook and be ready when you get back. If you don’t get to the cooker when the rice is finished it will kindly keep the rice warm for you. This is a very popular rice cooker and of you are looking for something that will get the job done for you with minimal fuss and at a reasonable price then this is the one for you. You can get this in a silver or white model.