LAKELAND 63413 1 Litre Digital Rice Cooker Instruction Manual



Thank you for choosing the Lakeland 1 Litre Digital Rice Cooker.Please take a little time to read this booklet before getting started and keep it in a safe place for future reference.The Digital Rice Cooker will make four to six portions of fluffy rice, whole grain, and tasty porridge at the touch of a button.  There is a delayed start function so that you can set the appliance 12 hours in advance. The automatic keep-warm will then keep everything hot until you’re ready to serve.

Here at Lakeland, our award-winning family-owned business still offers the same excellent quality, value for money, and exceptional customer service as when we founded the company back in the 1960s.Our products are hand-picked and thoroughly tested so you can be sure that everything you purchase will be a pleasure to use for many years to come.



  1. RICE button and indicator light – press to select the rice program, the indicator light will illuminate red when in use.
  2. POWER/WARM button and indicator light – press to turn on the appliance it will go into ‘Standby’ function after 15  seconds. The rice cooker will automatically go into the ‘Keep Warm’ function when the program selected is completed. The light will illuminate red when in ‘Keep Warm’.
  3.  PORRIDGE button and indicator light – press to select the porridge program, the indicator light will illuminate red when in use.
  4. DIGITAL display panel – shows which function that the appliance is running.
  5. HOUR indicator light – illuminated to show how long in hours, 1 to 12 hours in ‘Keep Warm‘ function has been running or n ‘Delay Time‘ it has left to run.
  6. MINUTE indicator light – if this is illuminated it shows how long in minutes from 1 to 60 minutes in ‘Keep Warm’ function has been running or 1 to 60 minutes in ‘Delay Time’ it has left to run.
  7. WHOLE GRAIN button and indicator light – press to select the whole grain program, the indicator light will illuminate red when in use.
  8. DELAY button and indicator light – press this to delay the start of the cooking function from 1 to 12 hours. The default time if pressed is 4 hours. Continue pressing this to select the required hour. The light will illuminate red when the ‘Delay Time’ is in operation.


Carefully read all the instructions before using the appliance and keep in a safe place for future reference. Always follow these safety cautions when using the appliance to avoid personal injury or damage to the appliance. This appliance should be used only as described in this instruction book.

  • This appliance can be used by children aged 8 years and above and persons with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities or lack of experience and knowledge if they have been given supervision or instruction concerning the use of the appliance in a safe way and understand the hazards involved. Children shall not play with the appliance. Cleaning and user maintenance shall not be done by children unless they are older than 8 and supervised.
  • Make sure your electricity supply matches the voltage shown on the appliance.
  • Ensure all packaging materials and any promotional labels or stickers are removed from the appliance before the first use.
  • Always inspect the appliance before use for noticeable signs of damage. Do not use if damaged or has been dropped. In the event of damage, or if the appliance develops a fault contact the Lakeland customer care team on 015394 88100.
  • Do not use this appliance if the lead is damaged. Contact the Lakeland customer care team on 015394 88100.
  • Always use the appliance on a dry, level, heat-resistant surface.
  • Unplug from the mains when not in use and before cleaning. To disconnect, turn the socket to “off “ and remove the plug from the mains socket.
  • Do not use any accessories or attachments with this appliance other than those recommended by Lakeland.
  • To protect against fire, electric shock, or personal injury, do not immerse the cord, plug, or lid in water or other liquids.
  • Do not leave the lead hanging over the edge of a kitchen table or worktop. Avoid contact between the lead and hot surfaces.
  • For indoor use only.
  • For domestic use only.
  • This appliance should be used for the preparation of food as described within the instructions for use that accompany it.
  • Always ensure that your hands are dry before removing the plug from the mains socket. Never pull the plug out of the mains socket by its lead.
  • To avoid injury or possible fire, do not cover the appliance when in use.
  • Do not connect this appliance to an external timer or remote control system.
  • An extension cable may be used with care. The electrical rating of the cable should be at least as great as the appliance. Do not allow the cable to hang over the edge of the worktop or touch any hot surfaces.
  • This appliance complies with the basic requirements of Directives 2014/30/EU (Electromagnetic Compatibility) and  2014/35/EU (Low Voltage Directive).
  • WARNING: A cut-off plug inserted into a 13amp socket is a serious safety (shock) hazard. Ensure the cut-off plug is disposed of safely.
  • CAUTION: The plastic bags used to wrap this appliance or the packaging may be dangerous. To avoid the risk of suffocation, keep these bags out of reach of babies and children. These bags are not toys.
  • DO NOT use the cooking pot if the non-stick coating is scratched, cracked, or detached as this may cause overheating.
  • Keep the Digital Rice Cooker away from hot ovens, gas burners, flames, and other hot surfaces.
  • DO NOT move or tilt the Digital Rice Cooker when the cooking pot contains ingredients.
  • Allow the Digital Rice Cooker to cool completely before moving, cleaning or storing.
  • Never fill the cooking pot with ingredients at the MAX level mark, be careful when heating food that could froth. DO NOT operate empty.
  • If food is spilled inside the cooker, switch off and unplug at the socket, and allow to cool completely before cleaning (see  Care and Cleaning).
  • The cooking pot of your Digital Rice Cooker has a non-stick coating, do not use hard or sharp objects for stirring and or mixing food inside. Only use wooden or heat-resistant plastic utensils to stir and serve your food. DO NOT leave utensils inside the cooking pot during cooking.


• All surfaces marked with this symbol will get very hot during use. To prevent injury, DO NOT TOUCH.

  • Switch off and unplug the Digital Rice Cooker and let it cool completely before touching these surfaces.
  •  Take care when opening the Digital Rice Cooker as burning hot steam can escape, and fat can spit which can burn. Steam will escape from the steam vent during cooking. Keep your face and hands away from the lid and steam vent in the lid during cooking and when opening.
  • Use oven gloves when removing the cooking pot from the Digital Rice Cooker, and ensure you place it on a heat-resistant board.
  •  During use, condensation can collect in the condensation reservoir, allow for cooling time before emptying and cleaning.


Warning: Do not insert the plug into a socket and turn on the Digital Rice Cooker until you have fully assembled it.

  • Unpack the Digital Rice Cooker, remove all the packaging materials, including the accessories inside the cooker.
  • Before first use, wipe the outer surfaces and inside of the lid with a clean damp cloth.
  • Wash the cooking pot and accessories in hot, soapy water and dry thoroughly.
  • Make sure that all parts are clean and dry before assembling the product.
  • During the first use of the appliance an odor may develop, this is normal and will disappear with use.
  • Place the Digital Rice Cooker on a stable, heat-resistant work surface, at least 20cm away from walls and at least 1 meter from the ceiling, to allow sufficient airflow. Never operate the Digital Rice Cooker under cabinets or lighting to avoid damage caused by steam, heat, splashes, and condensation.
  • Put the cooking pot inside the cooker.
  • Slot the end of the power cord into the socket on the side of the Digital Rice Cooker.
  • The Digital Rice Cooker is now ready to use.


  • Prepare the ingredients according to the recipe following the quantities carefully. Place these evenly in the cooking pot and insert them into the cooker. Please make sure that all ingredients, including liquids, are below the maximum mark on the inside of the pot.
  • Place the cooking pot into the Digital Rice Cooker ensuring that the cooking pot is firmly in contact with the heating element.
  • Close the rice cooker lid. Plugin the appliance at the socket and switch it on. When you plugin and turn on the power supply,  the appliance beeps once and the display panel and all the indicator lights will flash for 15 seconds and then enter the Standby function. When the appliance goes into the Standby function, no indicator lights will show and the display panel will be blank.

AUDIBLE BEEPA beep will sound when the appliance is connected to a power supply, buttons are pressed and the cooking cycle has finished.

CANCELLATION OF A SETTINGIf you have pressed the wrong function or setting and wish to get back the Standby function to start again, press the POWER/WARM button once and the appliance will go back into Standby function.


  • You can delay the start of cooking your rice, whole grain or porridge from 1 to 12 hours.
  • Once you have turned the appliance on, select either the RICE, WHOLE GRAIN, or PORRIDGE.
  • Press the DELAY TIME button within 5 seconds and the appliance will enter into the delayed start function. The default time is 4 hours and the LED light will illuminate red by the HOUR indicator.
  • Continue pressing the DELAY TIME button and it will go through the hours from 1 to 12 hours.
  • During the last hour of the delayed start function, the hour light indicator will go out and the minute light indicator will illuminate red and count down the final hour in minutes.
  • When the delayed start function has finished, the appliance will automatically go into the selected program for cooking your rice, whole grain, or porridge.
  • Do not use the delay start function if cooking perishables such as fresh milk.


  • When the rice, whole grain, or porridge programs have finished, if no buttons are pressed within 5 seconds, the appliance will automatically enter the Keep Warm function.
  • The WARM indicator light will show red.
  • The display panel will start to count up, in minutes and then hours, the time the appliance has been in Keep Warm function.
  • The maximum time for this function is 12 hours. Please note that more than 4 hours is not recommended. The appliance will beep 5 times and resume to the Standby function after the Keep Warm function is completed.


  • If the power fails, the appliance will return to the same function it was in prior to the power failure. This will only happen if the power failure is less than 2 hours.


  • When the rice cooker has finished cooking your food, it will beep 5 times to indicate that it has finished.
  • Press the POWER/WARM button to switch off and unplug the appliance from the socket.
  • Carefully press the lid release button and open. The rice cooker lid using the handle.
  • Condensation/water will have built up during the cooking process, carefully wipe the lid of the rice cooker with a clean cloth.

REMOVAL OF LID DISC FOR CLEANINGTo remove the removable disc lid from the inside of the rice cooker lid for cleaning when completely cooled.Open the rice cooker lid, place your thumb under the edge of the silver removable lid disc and between the rubber seal. With your forefinger on the central locator, gently pull the removable lid disc away from the lid, with your other hand holding the handle.

To replace, make sure the cup side of the seal in the middle of the removable lid disc, is located over the centre locator.

Push with two fingers on either side of the small seal, to secure.

REMOVAL OF STEAM VENT FOR CLEANINGThe steam vent in the top of the rice cooker lid can be removed for cleaning when completely cooled.

  • Place your hand over the steam vent with your thumb under the point bit and lift to remove.
  • To replace, locate in the hole and push gently downwards with the point part sitting in the gap.


Here is an overview of the cooking programs and which type of foods these should be used for. The table below will help you select which program you require:


Default Time

Delay Start function?

Keep Warm function?

White rice 1 cup rice to 1 cup water approx. 45 minutes Yes Yes
Whole grain 1 cup rice to 2 cups water approx. 60 minutes Yes Yes
Porridge 1 cup porridge to 2 cups water or milk approx. 60 minutes Yes Yes

Measure your ingredients according to the instructions on the packet or with the measuring cup provided. The volume of the measuring cup is 180ml/135g when you fill the cup level flat to the top. Do not fill the cooking pot above the MAX level mark.


  • Wash the rice until the water is relatively clear and place it into the cooking pot.  Do not wash the rice in the cooking pot, as this is abrasive and may scratch the non-stick coating.
  • Add water according to the instructions on the packet. In principle 1 cup of rice to 1 cup of water.
  • Place the cooking pot into the main unit, close the rice cooker lid until it locks into place.
  • Plugin the appliance and switch it on the socket.
  • Press the POWER/ WARM button and the appliance will go into the Standby function.
  • Press the WHITE RICE button, the appliance will beep once. The white rice indicator light will flash 5 times and then light up and 45 w will display on the display panel.
  • When the appliance has completed cooking it will beep 5 times and then go into Keep Warm function for up to 12 hours.
  • We advise that you DO NOT keep rice warm for more than 4 hours as the flavor will start to deteriorate.
  • We recommend that you stir the rice before serving to make it soft and fluffy with a nylon or silicone utensil so as not to damage the cooking pot.

TIP: For firmer rice reduce the amount of water used, for softer rice increase the amount of water used.


  • Wash porridge oats thoroughly until the water is clear.
  • Grease the cooking pot with a little butter before cooking.
  • If you want to reduce or increase the ingredients, do this proportionally and do not exceed the maximum mark inside the cooking pot.
  • We recommend a ratio of 1:2 (1 cup of porridge oats to 2 cups of water or milk), using the measuring cup supplied. Do not fill the pan above the MAX level mark.
  • Place the cooking pot into the main unit, close the rice cooker lid until it locks into place. Plugin the appliance and switch on the socket.
  • Press the POWER/WARM button and the appliance will go into the Standby function.
  • Press the PORRIDGE button, the appliance will beep once. The porridge indicator light will illuminate red and flash 5 times.  The display panel will then show 60 on the display and the minute indicator light will illuminate and start to countdown.
  • The appliance will show 60 on the display panel and will show the cooking time left on the control panel.
  • Continue pressing the PORRIDGE button, to select other times of 1 hour 30 minutes or 2 hours, if you press it again it will go back to 60 minutes.
  • When the appliance has completed cooking it will beep and then go into Keep Warm function for up to 12 hours.
  • We advise that you DO NOT keep porridge for more than 2 hours as the flavor will start to deteriorate.
  • Stir before serving.

TIP: We recommend making porridge with pasteurized milk with a low-fat content to avoid the milk boiling.


If a fault occurs, the appliance automatically disconnects the heating element and all the buttons become invalid. The appliance  will beep for 1 second and stop for 2 seconds and will repeat 10 times, all the LED Lights will turn on and the display panel will  show one of the following:E1 Bottom sensor short circuitE2 Short circuitEH Overheated, switch off and unplug the plug, wait for the appliance to cool down completely, power on again, and return to standby.Please immediately switch off and unplug the plug from the power socket and contact Lakeland Customer Care on 015394 88100.


Question: Why are no indicator lights illuminated?Answer: Check that there is no debris underneath the cooking pot on top of the heating plate, if so remove the debris. Replace the cooking bowl. There may be damage to the heating plate or the power cable. Make sure that the Digital Rice Cooker is properly connected to the cable, plugged in, and switched on at the wall socket.Question: Why is water overflowing when I am using the appliance?Answer: You may have put too much water inside the cooking pot. Do not fill above the MAX level mark.Question: Why is my rice too dry and hard after cooking?Answer: There is not enough water in the cooking pot to start.Question: Why is my rice too moist and soggy after cooking?Answer: There is too much water in the cooking pot to startQuestion: Why is the bottom layer of rice browned or crispy at the bottom?Answer: The rice is not cleaned, wash the rice in water before you add it to the cooking pot.


  • Unplug the appliance, remove the power cord and let it cool completely before cleaning.
  • Clean thoroughly before using for the first time and after every use.
  • Check the parts for wear or damage after every few uses.
  • The steam vent in the lid is removable for cleaning.
  • The removable lid disc can be removed for cleaning.
  • Remove and wash the cooking pot, steam vent, removable lid disc, and accessories in hot soapy water, rinse and dry thoroughly. Do not wash any parts in the dishwasher.
  • Do not use abrasive cleaners, scourers, or steel wool when cleaning the cooking pot.
  • Stubborn residue can be removed with a soft sponge or soft nylon brush and warm water. If food has cooked onto the bottom of the cooking pot, fill with hot soapy water and leave to soak for 10 minutes before cleaning.
  • Never immerse the base in water or any other liquid.
  • To clean the outer surfaces, wipe with a clean damp cloth and dry thoroughly before storing.
  • Store the Digital Rice Cooker with the power cord loosely coiled. Never wrap it tightly around the product.


  • Power: 400W.
  • Voltage: 220-240V.
  • Frequency: ~50/60Hz.


The appliance is fitted with a fused three-pin plug to BS1363 which is suitable for use in all homes fitted with sockets to current specifications.

CHANGING THE 3 AMP FUSEUse a 3 amp BS1362 fuse. Only BSI or ASTA-approved fuses should be used. If you are unsure which plug or fuse to use, always refer to a qualified electrician.Note: after replacing or changing a fuse on a molded plug that has a fuse cover, the cover must be refitted to the plug; the appliance must not be used without a fuse cover. If lost, replacement fuse covers can be obtained from an electrical shop. This appliance complies with the following EU Directives: 2014/35/EU (Low Voltage Directive) and 2014/30/EU (EMC Directive).

RECYCLING YOUR ELECTRICALSAlong with many other high street retailers, Lakeland has joined aa scheme whereby customers can take their unwanted electrical productsto recycling points set up around the country.Visit to find your nearest recycling point.LakelandAlexandra Buildings, Windermere, Cumbria, UK LA23 1BQTel: +44(0)15394 88100


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