5 Best Pressure Cookers for 2020

Best Value for Money
#5

Yedi Pressure Cooker

WHY CUSTOMERS LOVE IT
  • 9 features in 1
  • Good accessories included
  • 15 instant touch cooking programmes
PROS

With additional accessories, you can make lots of different dishes. Accessories are sold separately.

CONS

It takes a long time to pressurize and to depressurize the cooker. Often it is hard to get rid or wash off the smell. Some customers would prefer to get better customer service.

Versatility

Although there are many features and cooking programmes available, slow cooking and pressure cooking aren't as good as a specialized cooker.

75%
Ease of Use

Can be complicated if you are a beginner.

70%
Value

Being one of its cleapest in the category, this pressure cooker does the job well. Great value for money if you are looking for no fuss machine.

95%
Great All-rounder
#4

Zavor LUX - 6 Quart

WHY CUSTOMERS LOVE IT
  • Over 33 programmable settings
  • Very durable 
  • Enhanced design with a very safe lid
PROS

Easy to clean.

CONS

Cooking takes a bit longer than other cookers as you need to pre-hit the pressure cooker first.

Versatility

A very high quality build for its price category.

85%
Ease of Use

The control panel is a little tricky and it might be more challenging to use for beginners: it is not always clear how much water to add initially and how to achieve the brown effect.

80%
Value

Great value for money at a very attractive price point.

85%
Most Popular
#3

Instant Pot Air Flyer

WHY CUSTOMERS LOVE IT
  • Advanced safety
  • 11-in-1 one touch cooking programs
  • Safe to clean in the dishwasher
PROS

An advanced version of other Instant Pots that is easy to use and very efficient.

CONS

Often breaks and offers a one year warranty only. The manual could be more detailed.

Versatility

It has 11-in-1 cooking programs saving you time and combining pressure cooker, slow cooker, sauté pan, steamer, sous vide cooker, warmer, air fryer, roaster, oven, broiler and dehydrator in one.

95%
Ease of Use

It is easy to use regardless of the skillset. Pre-sets are very clear and no calculations are required.

90%
Value

The value is good as it will reduce your food expenses and product waste.

85%
Best Overall
#2

CARL SCHMIDT SOHN Pressure Cooker

WHY CUSTOMERS LOVE IT
  • Multipurpose capabilities
  • Healthy and safe 
  • Easy to use and clean
PROS

It combines the functions of both, pressure cooker and air fryer.

CONS

The basket is smaller than some users would want.

Versatility

A great product with diverse functionality, combining pressure cooking, slow cooking, and air frying in a single appliance.

100%
Ease of Use

The touch screen is very straightforward and the instructions are very easy-to follow. The cooker is easy to use for complete beginners.

99%
Value

Great value for money as you will find yourself using this pressure cooker almost every day.

90%
Best Quality
#1

Ninja FD401 Foodi

WHY CUSTOMERS LOVE IT
  • Faster than the Instant Pot
  • The interface is easy to use
  • Offers more functions than other pressure cookers
PROS

Great capacity, comes to pressure faster than other pressure cookers and has a premium look and feel.

CONS

It’s large and heavy. The inner bowl is non-sticky and the air fry lid is permanently attached.

Versatility

Available functionality: pressure cook, air crisp, sear/sauté, bake, broil, steam, slow cook, dehydrate, yogurt. Offers great technology to ensure crispy finish on the outside while leaving your dish tender on the inside.

100%
Ease of Use

The controls are easier to use than the Instant Pot. Comes with a detailed manual and an easy-to-make recipe book.

100%
Value

The value for money is great; it is more convenient to buy Ninja Foodi than all separate appliances you would have to buy to compensate for all the functionality offered.

95%

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