Rice cooker, traditional (kama - 釜)

Nowadays, Japanese use electric rice cookers (denkigama). In the past, a metal cooking-pot called 'kama' was used. This pot had flat edges to cover the top of the stove where the fire was burning and had a wooden lid.


A large kama on the fire [source]
A modern resturant range of kama rice pots [source]




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