• Attractive design, clear and informative manual, intuitive controls


  • Large footprint, slow to preheat

Cosori 9-in-1 electric 5.7L multi-cooker summary

There are few kitchen appliances that are able to offer the range of versatility of a multi-cooker, and this model from Cosori is a great example of an appliance which performs a wide range of functions to a high standard.


As well as settings to pressure cook, slow cook and steam you can choose from a number of food-specific preset functions like rice, oatmeal and meat. We also like that the multi-cooker comes with a number of accessories like a rice paddle and steam basket.

For the level of versatility you get with this multi-cooker we think the price is great value for money, with many other models of this kind sitting well above the £100 mark. Like the majority of multi-cookers it’ll take up a fair amount of countertop real estate, but this isn't unusual for appliances boasting the versatility of cooking functions. With a deep cupboard, storing just the one gadget rather than multiple can save you space in the long run.

How easy is the Cosori 9-in-1 electric 5.7L multi-cooker to use?

As soon as we lifted the Cosori 9-in-1 multi-cooker out of its box, we were impressed. The multi-cooker comes ready-assembled with a lid that easily twists into place. A noise indicates when it’s on correctly.

The control panel has buttons with clear indications for each function, which light up when they’ve been selected. While this may be less sleek than a touchscreen panel, it made the machine very easy to use and meant there wasn’t risk of mis-selection if you have anything on your hands, as we often do while cooking. The large main display shows the cooking time, making it clear how much time is left on your selected cooking function.

The machine comes with a recipe book, quick-start guide and manual. Following the quick-start guide we did the recommended pressure-cooking test using water, which meant we knew what to expect when using the valve to release pressure. There was some spitting when pressure was released, but the release button and valve are well spaced apart so you don’t need to worry.

For pressure and slow-cooking functions there are choices between high and low temperature, but on other functions like sauté, you can customise the temperature. You can also choose your cooking time or select the default setting, for example with slow cooking, six hours is the default, but you can select between three and 24 hours. It’s worth bearing in mind that the machine can take quite a while to preheat and this isn’t factored into the cooking time.


We cooked our chicken korma for four and a half hours which had a nicely spiced, creamy sauce and succulent, moist chicken. We might've used the sauté function to simmer the recipe with the lid of for an extra 10 minutes to reduce and thicken the sauce a bit more, but overall we were impressed with this curry.

To sauté the vegetables for our beef stew, we chose the high temperature setting and the result was evenly softened carrots, celery and onion. The stew we cooked had a thick, rich sauce with tender meat, and the vegetable maintained a satisfying amount of bite.

Cleaning up was made easy by the impressive non-stick pot which didn’t have any stubborn food residue. We also liked that there were plenty of details provided to help clean and remove smells from the seal.

How sustainable is the Cosori 9-in-1 electric 5.7L multi-cooker?

As with many of the multi-cookers we tested, unfortunately the majority of the packaging the Cosori 9-in-1 multi-cooker arrived in couldn’t be recycled. Although we enjoyed the number of accessories that can be used with this appliance, the fact that they were each packaged in an individual plastic bag did feel excessive.

This multi-cooker has a wattage of 1100W which is relatively low for this kind of appliance and the consumption varies depending on the function you're using.


This multi-cooker is great value for money. It has a sleek design and is easy to use, with intuitive controls which remove any guess work. While some of the higher end functions are absent here, the number of preset options offer great versatility especially at this cost. You might need to factor in extra minutes for the preheating function, but you’ll undoubtedly save cooking time overall as the pressure cooker does the hard work for you.

Cosori 9-in-1 electric 5.7L multi-cooker specifications

Wattage: 1100W
Dimensions: 32cm x 34cm x 31.7cm
Presets: 12
Materials: Stainless steel
Guarantee: Two years

All costs-to-run calculations were done against the variable tariff at the time of testing (16.6p/kWh), which may have since changed – read more on the current energy price guarantee rates.


Best multi-cookers
Best pressure cookers
Best blenders
Best air fryers
Best food processors
Best soup makers
Best rice cookers