This Cuckoo Rice Cooker, and it makes the rice sticker and shinier than any other electric rice cookers. It has many different menu settings for white rice, brown rice or grain mixed rice, etc. It can also cook many different types of dishes such as rice cake, steamed stew or meat, etc. What is GABA brown rice… GABA brown rice is not a new variety of brown rice, but a newly discovered way of cooking brown rice to “activate” it and increase natural occurring gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), an amino acid in brown rice believed to have health giving properties such as lowering blood pressure, improving kidney function and relieving stress. The brown rice is “activated” by soaking the rice at 104 degrees F for 2 hours before the actual cooking begins.