Zojirushi NHS-06 3-Cup (Uncooked) Rice Cooker Review

Zojirushi NHS-06 3-Cup (Uncooked) Rice Cooker Review:

Content Table:

Intro  |  Design  |  Features  |  Accessories  |  Videos  |  Our Score

Zojirushi is the leading brand in cookware and incredibly in the rice cooker niche. This Japanese brand has brought so much innovation to the rice cookers that impacted the market and engraved its mark on other competitors.

Zojirushi was the first company that introduced fuzzy logic technology in rice cookers in the last quarter of the past century. That makes it super easy to cook detailed cooking meals without the manual intervention of the human, as the sensors and digital logic will work in this case to monitor the cooking stages. 

This review brings a simple yet elegant rice cooker from the Zojirushi, i.e., Zojirushi NHS-06 3-Cup (Uncooked) Rice Cooker; it is also a very budget-friendly model will be light on your pocket.

zojirushi nhs-06 3-cup (uncooked) rice cooker review


Can Cook Various Meals

It can be thought that this simple rice cooker will only cook the rice, but it’s not the case. Zojirushi NHS-06 3 cup is a multi-food cooking device and can cook several different types of meals in it with proper cooking guidance (you can use a coking guidebook).

White rice for sushi can be well treated in Zojirushi Rice Cooker NHS 06.  If you like to eat brown rice because of the healthy nutrients, it has then the good news is, you can cook them too in it.       

Fresh vegetables and meat slices can be steam cooked in this rice machine for your healthy breakfast or lunch. Oatmeals and a high energy value can also be prepared in this cooker.

Quinoa is a grain known for its healthy nutrients and yummy taste; this is also a good breakfast meal for young people and kids. Soups and stews are very tasty and a widely used food, especially in winters. You can also prepare them in Zojirushi NHS-06 3-Cup (Uncooked) Rice Cooker with proper monitoring.



Model Name



7.5 x 9.1 x 7.5 inches




3 Cup (Uncooked) 6 Cups (Cooked)


3.1 pounds


Serving Spatula,
Measuring cup

Zojirushi NHS-06 3-Cup (Uncooked) Rice Cooker Design:

Content Table:

Intro  |  Design  |  Features  |  Accessories  |  Videos  |  Our Score

Zojirushi NHS-06 3-Cup (Uncooked) rice cooker has a sleek design and the smallest rice cooker under the banner of Zojirushi. It has a white outer body made from light material, dramatically reducing its weight to about 3 pounds.

If you are a single person, student or office-going person, or a couple living in an apartment, this rice cooker is for you. Zojirushi NHS-06 rice cooker can cook up to 3 cups of uncooked rice, perfect for a moderate meal portion.

Zojirushi NHS-06 3-Cup (Uncooked) Rice Cooker dimensions are 7.50 x 9.10 x 7.50 inches, so the compact size of this machine allows it to fit anywhere you want in the house are even can carry to tours and camping.


Zojirushi NHS-06 3-Cup (Uncooked) Rice Cooker Features:

Content Table:

Intro  |  Design  |  Features  |  Accessories  |  Videos  |  Our Score

Zojirushi Rice Cooker NHS-06 is not a fancy but simple device that knows how to cook a simple rice meal but don’t worry, despite its simple structure and working, it is loaded with some fantastic features to use.


Key Features of Zojirushi NHS-06 3-Cup (Uncooked) Rice Cooker are as follow


One-Touch Cooking:


As its simple make, although Zojirushi Rice Cooker NHS 06 doesn’t have any sumptuous control panel with LCD, knobs, or many buttons, it knows the work it has to do for the user with a single button for cooking the rice.

Yes, it’s impressive that Zojirushi NHS 06 3 Cup Uncooked rice cooker has a one-touch controller for rice cooking. Its inner mechanism is simple, or should we say classic vintage-inspired.

You just have to simply press the single control button after putting the rice and water in the correct ratio in a cooking pot, and it will take care of the process itself.


Keep warm feature:

Once the food is cooked, the rice cooker is auto-shifted on the keep warm mode, and Zojirushi Rice Cooker NHS 06 will keep the meal fresh and warm for a while until you come back to collect it.  There are indicator lights for this feature and cooking mode; once it is shifted to any mode, the light starts to glow respectively.

This feature is really useful for the person who always needs a warm meal and goes outside for errands after setting up the rice cooker.

Zojirushi NHS-06 3-Cup (Uncooked) Rice Cooker features


Upper glass lid:

The lid of the Zojirushi NHS-06 rice cooker is made from solid glass; it is tough and durable. It has a steam vent to control the pressure inside the rice cooker.

Another advantage of this lid is that you can see the whole cooking process inside the rice cooker, so when the meal is cooked up to your desire, you can simply turn it off.


Steaming food:

According to nutrition experts, boiling any food items for consuming, will result in a large amount of healthy nutrients loss present in them will be depleted and this is unhealthy; here comes the good part of the story.

Fortunately, there is a cooking method by steaming it with hot water, not in direct contact with the food item. Instead, just pressurized hot steam will treat the food items and cooking them so the nutrients will be retained and preserve the healthy chemicals in them for the consumers.

Zojirushi NHS-06 3-Cup (Uncooked) rice cooker can steam your veggies, fish, or sliced meat in few minutes.   You have to place the meat slices or vegetables in the stainless steel steaming bucket and place it on the cooking pot.  The steam produced in the cooker will bake the food in the tray in about 16 to 22 minutes.

Steaming the veggies while the rice is cooking below will hugely save the heat and time of the cooking process.

The porous steel tray is adjusted on the cooking pot, so the steam produced is easily crossed through it.


Ceramic Cooking Pot:

The inner pot of Zojirushi NHS 06 3 Cup Uncooked Rice Cooker is ceramic made with a nonstick coating, and it prevents the sticking of rice in the bottom. Zojirushi NHS 06 3 Cup Uncooked Rice Cooker is easily washable and dishwasher safe. The pot is internally marked with a scale for rice and water ratio.

Zojirushi NHS-06 3-Cup (Uncooked) Rice Cooker Accessories:

Content Table:

Intro  |  Design  |  Features  |  Accessories   |  Videos  |  Our Score

Zojirushi NHS-06 3-Cup (Uncooked) Rice Cooker contains a plastic measuring cup, Retractable Power Cable and nonstick rice spatula inside the box.

So you can place Zojirushi NHS-06 Rice Cooker anywhere you want as per your comfort.

Zojirushi NHS-06 Rice Cooker cup has the measuring capacity of 6-ounces, or about 3/4 of a U.S.  Zojirushi NHS 06 rice cooker also come with a nonstick rice spatula to mix and carry out the rice from the rice cooker.

Zojirushi NHS-06 3-Cup (Uncooked) Rice Cooker Videos:

Content Table:

Intro  |  Design  |  Features  |  Accessories   |  Videos  |  Our Score


Total Score

Zojirushi NHS-06 3-cup (Uncooked) Rice Cooker Review

Zojirushi NHS 06 offers various innovative features like one touch cooking, Warm Feature, Steaming Food and have Ceramic Pot. Zojirushi NHS-06 3-Cup (Uncooked) Rice Cooker perfect for making small family meals so if you like Japanese tech in an affordable range then Zojirushi NHS 06 Rice Cooker is a perfect choice for you and it’s also available in different capacity range.



Our Rating

Leave a Reply