Good Rice cookers are available from the range of Rs. 1500- to Rs. 4000/-. Regarding the brands you can have models from Kenstar, Bajaj, Panasonic, Oster and Black & Decker etc. All these companies provide qualitative products. While you can get a Bajaj or Kenstar model with Rs. 2500/- rest models are higher in price.
Don't forget to check for warranty & local service option before purchase.
Panasonic and Black & Decker Rice Cooker are Best for family and Bachelor People. They Cost you more.
If you planning to have one for short period the you can go for Rice Cooker which cost less. If you have Shopping malls near you check out there. There are some China Rice Cookers which costs less with the Same Features.
They also have some Warrenty.
There are so many brands of rice cookers. Black Decker, Bajaj, Kenstar, Philips, National Panasonic all have their own rice cooker models. National Panasonic rice cookers are the pioneers in the Rice Cooker market. They have different rice cooker to suit the size of the family and your budget too.
Now a days, there is a model available in National panasonic where the rice cooking vessel is anodised which is non stick and is also easy to clean. It is better to go for that particular model than the regular aluminium ones.
The very latest model of rice cookers comes with timer settings for different kinds of dishes.
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For a list of Rice Cooker Models
my suggestion is to take the best electric rice cooker is panasonic brand.
in this you will get best quality of cooked rice,and less amount of electric consumption is made.
it is around Rs2000/-only.
it switches off automatically after getting rice cooked, and keeps in the warm for several hours.
1. Bajaj RCX 5 1.8-Litre Rice Cooker
Approximate price is : Rs. 1,500
2. Prestige PRWO 1.8-2 700-Watt Electric Rice Cooker
Approximate price : Rs. 1,850