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Ginpo Kikka Donabe (Japanese Clay Pot) Rice Pot with Double Lids 2 Cups - Blue

by Ginpo
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Original price $119.00
Original price $119.00 - Original price $119.00
Original price $119.00
Current price $99.00
$99.00 - $99.00
Current price $99.00

What is the size of a cup?

A cup is a unit of measurement for raw rice, with a capacity of approximately 180 ml, referred to as "gō" in Japanese.

Ginpo Kikka Donabe (Japanese Clay Pot) Rice Pot with Double Lids 2 Cups - Blue

The Ginpo Kikka Donabe Rice Pot, with its quaint 2-cup size and vibrant blue hue, is a charming addition to any kitchen.

This Japanese clay pot is uniquely designed with double lids, enhancing the cooking process to yield perfectly steamed, fluffy rice. The compact size is ideal for smaller households or serving individual portions.

Crafted with Ginpo's signature quality and attention to detail, the Kikka Donabe pot not only cooks delicious meals but also adds a splash of color and traditional elegance to your cooking space.

What is Donabe Japanese clay pot? 

The Japanese donabe is a clay pot or earthenware pot. These versatile vessels are found in every Japanese home. Their ubiquitous nature is not surprising as they have many traditional uses, including rice, soup, and shabu-shabu.

The Japanese have relied on the donabe for generations. With its time-tested design, the pot can withstand extreme heat and an open flame. Make your donabe your go-to cookware for preparing and serving your favorite soups and stews.

The donabe is ideal for one-pot meals in Japan. It provides you with a simple, quick way to cook complete and nutritious meals.

  • The inner lid helps prevent water from boiling over.
  • The inside waterlines are convenient for cooking Japanese-style rice. 
  • The heat produced by clay pots is high. It is suitable for stews and soups. Deep frying and frying in clay pots is not recommended.
  • Click here to learn how to cook rice in a Japanese clay pot with double lids.


Diameter 19.5cm (2cups) / 21cm with handles
Height 9cm / 15cm with lid
Capacity 1.2L
Serving Size
1-2 persons
Country of Origin Japan
HOB Compatibility Gas, ceramic, electric, oven, microwave oven

General use and care

  • This item is breakable and requires care.
  • The donabe is not dishwasher-safe. It must be hand-washed.
  • To prevent damage to the clay, avoid soaking the donabe for a long time in soap or scrubbing it too harshly.
  • To prevent a fire, do not use the pot for deep-fried cooking.
  • Always use a trivet before placing the pot on a table or counter.

How to avoid burns

  • Always use oven mitts to lift and carry the pot.
  • Please note that steam escaping from the hole in the lid can be very hot.

How to avoid damage

  • Avoid heating an empty donabe.
  • Avoid extreme and sudden heat/cold change. 

Made in Japan.

Please be sure to read the entire instruction manual before the first use. The product comes with a QR Code for our online user guide in English.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 56 reviews
John Farnan

Personal efficient and prompt - first class product - our go to for quality cooking gear

Donabe rice cooker is absolutely fantastic - so sure and so traditional

Great product

Very happy with the purchase. The Donabe is perfect.

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Andrew Navakas
Great donate pot

Arrived quickly after ordering. Have used it many times since and perfect rice every time. Definitely better than an electric rice cooker

J Hirama
Donabe heaven

Product received well packaged and speedily. Excellent guidelines on use and maintenance. Trouble free transaction and donabe itself exactly as portrayed.