Aroma ARC-6206C, Ceramic Rice Cooker/Multicooker, White

With the Aroma ARC-6206C rice cooker, you will enjoy home cooking even more.

It’s a beauty who can make serious good dishes, soups, stew, and any rice pot.

All of restaurant quality, all in your own kitchen.

Thanks to the easy controls you can prepare your meals with the touch of a button.

It has numerous functions but one of the main selling points is the ceramic inner pot of the Aroma ARC-6206C rice cooker/multi cooker.

As ceramic is a natural material it is perfect for cooking rice. And a better alternative than inner pots with a chemical, non-stick coating.

Also, it cooks your rice more evenly during the cooking process. As it holds the heat way better as any metal inner pots.

  • Makes 4 to 12 cups of perfectly cooked rice easily.
  • Ceramic inner pot for more natural rice cooking.
  • The ceramic inner pot is stovetop safe.
  • Lot’s of cooking functions like Keep-Warm, Porridge, Reheat, Soup, Steam, Slow Cook, White Rice/Brown Rice, Quick Rice, Grains, etc.
  • 6 cups uncooked rice, 12 cups cooked rice.
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“The Aroma ARC 6206C is a great rice cooker/multi cooker. I usually cook brown or white rice with it and it turns out good every time. The ceramic inner pot is easier to clean than former rice cookers. I love also the inner-lid design. As it is easily removable so I can clean it after cooking.”


Product Dimensions: 11.2 x 14.8 x 9.5 inches
Item Weight: 9.2 pounds
Shipping Weight: 9.2 pounds
Manufacturer: Aroma Housewares

Sorry. No Instruction Manual for the Aroma ARC-6206C available at the moment.

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Our Aroma ARC-6206C Ceramic Rice Cooker Review

Great usability, functionality, mobility, durability and affordability are just but a few of the great qualities that qualify a rice cooker as good. Unfortunately though, finding a rice cooker with all these qualities is very hard.

If you are not trading quality for a lower price, you are giving up capacity just to get easier mobility from the rice cooker.

It’s therefore not surprising that the Aroma Housewares ARC-6206C Ceramic Rice Cooker won our hearts right from the moment we set our eyes on the gorgeous unconventional rice cooker.

The Aroma ARC-6206C Rice Cooker defies the status quo of low quality associated with low budget rice cookers and has risen to become one of the most loved rice cookers in the market.

Loved both by novices and masters in the world of cooking grains, the Aroma Housewares ARC-6206C Ceramic Rice Cooker is the subtle embodiment of a perfect budget rice cooker. So what makes this gem so adorable in the world of cooking rice?

What has made millions of buyers from all corners of the world make the Aroma Housewares ARC-6206C Ceramic Rice Cooker their preferred choice? Let’s take a look at what makes the Aroma ARC-6206C so special:


Although a good looking rice cooker doesn’t guarantee properly cooked rice, nobody wants an awful cooker in their well-equipped kitchen. To ensure that the rice cooker is appealing to the eye, the manufacturers decided to take a break from the monotony and design a unique product without losing the usability and functionality.

Most of the rice cookers such as the Aroma APC-805SB, Professional Cool Touch Pressure Rice Cooker, have their controls on the side but this masterpiece has its controls on the top which makes it easy to control it even when the rice is cooking without risking toppling it over.

In shifting the controls to the top lid, the designers didn’t lose any proportionality as the Aroma ARC-6206C stands out in the crowd and will enhance the aesthetics of any kitchen.

The subtle gray on the side of the cooker perfectly accentuates the shiny white color of the top and bottom giving the cooker a striking beauty. The stylish comfortable handle makes it easy to carry the rice cooker both in and outside the house.

The Aroma ARC-6206C measures 11.2 x 14.8 x 9.5 inches and weighs in at 10.55 pounds. The rice cooker is relatively heavy but then considering its big capacity, the weight can be justified.

Dimensionally, it won’t take too much space in the kitchen as it can comfortably fit into the corner drawer. It is advisable to keep the Aroma ARC-6206C rice cooker in the lower cupboards when not in use as the 10 pounds are enough to cause severe injury to the skull if it falls from drawers above.


The Aroma Housewares ARC-6206C Ceramic Rice Cooker is one of the very first rice cookers to adopt cutting-edge technology. This ‘smart’ cooker is designed to do all the hard work for you and yours is to just press a couple of buttons and sit back, watch your rice cook and serve a tasty rice pot to your family members.

The rice cooker has 12 easy-to-use, programmable digital controls with a range of options all meant to make your cooking as easy and seamless as possible. With the programmable controls, you can switch between white rice, brown rice, quick rice, other grains, porridge, slow cook, steam, keep warm and many other revolutionary features.

Within the Aroma Housewares ARC-6206C Ceramic Rice Cooker is a ceramic pot which is a game-changer in more ways than one! Not only is the ceramic excellent at properly cooking the rice, but it also helps to retain the natural flavor and smell of any grain cooked therein.

Ceramic evenly distributes heat to ensure that the rice or any other meal for that matter, is properly cooked and it’s not soggy at the end of the cooking.

The pot is not only excellent at cooking, but it is also very easy to lift from the cooker and clean. It is nonstick and irrespective of the meal that you are intending to cook, it will only take a little scrubbing and the pot will be shining again. The pot does not give in to intense scrubbing either, it withstands the washing without losing its luster.

The 6206C comes with a high quality durable steaming tray, a standard rice measuring cup and a bamboo rice paddle for stirring and serving the meals. All these accessories make this a complete multi-cooker which every family deserves to own.

Usability and cooking

The Aroma Housewares ARC-6206C Ceramic Rice Cooker is designed to make your cooking as easy and seamless as possible. The programmable controls are well-labeled and anyone with basic electronic appliance knowledge can easily use it to prepare a tasty meal.

Switching between the modes only takes pressing of a button and you’ll be good to go.

As for the cooking, the Aroma Housewares ARC-6206C Ceramic Rice Cooker passed all our rigorous tests seamlessly. Irrespective of the meal that you intend to cook using the Aroma ARC-6206C, you can always rest assured that the end result will be a finger-licking meal.

The Rice cooker has numerous options that are not limited to any one type of rice or specific grain. The options give you room to experiment with a number of cuisines without worrying about the outcome.

If you are cooking the famed Korean congees, Japanese Kamameshi, Thai ‘Jok mu sap’ or the American classic chicken soup, this multi-cooker promises to produce excellent, well-cooked and mouthwatering meals. The aroma is always right, the taste is persistent and all parts of the meal are properly cooked.

Depending on the type of meal that you intend to cook and the volume, it will take you anything from 20 minutes to an hour to get your meal ready. All you need to do is ensure that you get the setting right and you will have yourself a meal to savor.


Who is the Aroma Housewares ARC-6206C Ceramic Rice Cooker designed for? How much rice can you cook in this pot?

To the naked eye, the Aroma Housewares ARC-6206C Ceramic Rice Cooker looks like a compact cooker and it might take some convincing for one to believe that it is capable of holding upto 12 cups of cooked rice and 6 cups of uncooked rice.

The meal can be sufficient for a family of 5 making the Aroma ARC-6206C perfect for both indoor and outdoor use. It will keep the contents warm for as long as possible before you can serve the same.


For a very long time, skeptics have always avoided rice cookers and multi-cookers because of safety concerns. Thanks to horror stories of people who got burned by steam from the cooker or overflowing hot water from the rice cooker.

The designers of the Aroma Housewares ARC-6206C Ceramic Rice Cooker prioritized safety and through a combination of technology and use of durable materials, they have successfully created one of the safest kitchen appliances.

Its lid is airtight when properly locked which means that there will be no spillages when rice is cooking, the strong insulating outer casing protects you from burning your fingers. The cool touch technology is applied on the outer casing to e

The pot is also stovetop-safe which makes it safe for the whole family. The Aroma Housewares ARC-6206C Ceramic Rice Cooker has also passed all the safety standards and is certified by the relevant industry bodies.

Pros and cons of the Aroma Housewares ARC-6206C Ceramic Rice Cooker


  • Light-weight
    The Aroma Housewares ARC-6206C Ceramic Rice Cooker beats a lot of its competitors in the same price range because of its lightweight. The ceramic material together with the light high-quality outer casing makes the cooker easier to ferry around.

  • Power consumption
    The rice cooker uses power efficiently. It consumes 120V/60Hz 790 Watts which means that you don’t have to worry about high bills.

  • Usability
    it is very easy to use and anyone with basic rice cooker knowledge can easily use this cooker to conjure up a batch of tasty food.

  • Multi-functionality
    The cooker is not just for cooking rice, it is multifunctional. And this makes it ideal for families willing to try a number of cuisines.


  • Retains steam a little too long
    The cooker tends to retain steam a little too long. Even after the cooking is long done, the steam will still be retained in the cooker and will condense and drip back into the meal if the lid is not removed on time.

  • Price point
    The cooker is relatively expensive compared to most of other similar products in the market.

Our Verdict

If you are looking for a large Rice Cooker for your whole family, then the Aroma Housewares ARC-6206C Ceramic Rice Cooker is worth your consideration. The 12-programmable digital controls make it easy to use the cooker without having prior knowledge.

All said, the Aroma Housewares ARC-6206C Ceramic Rice Cooker itself is a winner, worth having in your kitchen.


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