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Inomata Japanese Plastic Rice Washing Bowl

5.0 star rating 7 Reviews

It is a standing joke around the office that I LOVE this rice washer. It is just the right size, so storing it is not a pain (it’s small enough to keep it on my drain board at all times), it’s lightweight, it’s well-designed, and—if you like—it also washes rice. Why do we all have huge colanders, anyway? This 2.5-quart colander is the perfect size for 95 percent of your kitchen draining jobs. With rice, the device allows one to cover the rice with water and swish it around; there are tiny drain holes in the bottom and larger holes near the spout. You can use this simple bowl for washing any sort of produce, including berries—a simple but brilliant concept. As for cooking rice, I use a ceramic Japanese rice cooker (the Kamado-San Double-Lid Donabe Rice Cooker—available in our store) and use slightly less water than rice.


  • Weight: 3.2 ounces
  • Capacity: 2.5 quarts
  • Dimensions: 9.5" L x 8.5" W x 4" H
  • Material: BPA-Free Plastic
  • Care: Dishwasher safe (top rack only)

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