Newsdelivers.com – The rice cooker is one of the household electronic devices that is often relied on to cook rice. Initially, the rice cooker was created as an automatic rice cooker. But now the rice cooker has a variety of other functions. Starting from cooking food, to warming rice as well as side dishes.
Using it too often has the potential to make the rice cooker tend to get dirty because of the sticky rice flakes. In addition, stains from food residue that are difficult to clean also make the rice cooker dirty quickly. Not even a few rice cookers emit a smell because they haven’t been cleaned for a long time.
In fact, the cleanliness of the rice cooker can affect the performance of the machine. So that the rice cooker cannot work optimally and has the potential to be easily damaged. Not only that, a dirty rice cooker can also affect the deliciousness of cooked rice, you know.
Even so, not a few rice cooker users are still confused about how to clean it properly. This is because the inside of the rice cooker is in direct contact with the machine, making it more vulnerable when cleaned carelessly.
Well, to find out more, you can listen to a tutorial from a TikTok user who tells how to deep clean a rice cooker. Reported BrilioFood on Wednesday (10/8), the TikTok/@myversionofzen account explained and practiced how to properly clean the rice cooker with a sponge and cloth.
Before cleaning, make sure the rice cooker’s power cord is unplugged. In addition, the rice cooker must also be cold to make it easier to clean and reduce the potential for electric shock when the cable is still plugged in.
Then, remove the lid of the rice cooker. Then wash as usual with a sponge and soap under running water. As for the inside, use a new sponge. This is useful to minimize the sticking of unpleasant odors on the inside of the rice cooker from a sponge that has been used repeatedly.
Then spray a little water on the sponge, then rub it into the inside of the rice cooker. If the dirt starts to peel off when scrubbing, wipe it off immediately with a clean, dry cloth. Repeat the scrubbing and wiping process until the dirt on the inside of the rice cooker is completely clean.
Remember to simply spray the water on the sponge and not directly on the rice cooker. This is so that water does not enter the rice cooker machine and has the potential to damage, even affect the performance of the rice cooker when it is about to be used later.
Now, if it is confirmed that the rice cooker is clean and there are no stains, dry it by airing it for a while. Only then can the rice cooker be used again for cooking rice or other cooking purposes. Not only that, the owner of the video also explains how to clean a rice cooker that has more stubborn dirt.
The cleaning process is not much different. It’s just that, the water that is sprayed can be added with a little soap so that the results are cleaner. Then, rub the inside of the rice cooker with stronger pressure so that the dirt and stains that stick to it can be completely removed.
Since being uploaded on TikTok, the video has now been viewed more than 100 thousand times. The video also received positive responses from netizens. Some thanked them for gaining new knowledge. Not a few also ask about how to clean the rice cooker lid if it can’t be removed.
“Thank you very helpful,” said the TikTok/@tinimarwae1 account.
“I have an ak, the lid can’t be removed,” asked the TikTok/@mia_guchi account.
“If you can’t open it, just wipe the lid with soapy water and then wipe it again with a damp cloth so that the soap is gone. then dry,” answer TikTok/@myversionofzen.
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How? Not complicated, right? You can also practice it at home. Make sure to regularly check the condition of the rice cooker and if it is dirty, clean it immediately so that it is more durable and does not get damaged quickly.