Instant Pot DUO Plus Review

Instant Pot DUO Plus Review:- We would always opt for the best in our kitchen as the kitchen is been a very close part of everyone’s house and it been the life of any house. Instant Pot brand is been giving a good account of the appliance to our kitchen till this date. Talking about Instant Pot is really positive as it has given very strong results in the kitchen f many of us. And its upgradation have also been truly benefiting in all way. In that list, to add extra cream came this new edition of Instant Pot DUO Plus which succeeds Instant Pot DUO60.

Let’s take a look at Instant Pot DUO Plus, the new family member for Instant pot and discuss the additional features and benefits offered by this product to our kitchen.

Highlights of Instant Pot DUO Plus

To bring new up-gradation in any product, it takes a lot of reviews and special elements about the preceding stuff. And to abide by this point, Instant Pot DUO60 has been really an excellent product in the market supporting cooking in ease to the extent it could afford. And the company, of Instant Pot, has now launched a new upgraded product to market on the success of Instant Pot DUO60 which is the Instant Pot DUO Plus.

Instant Pot DUO Plus

Let’s get to know some really cool and highlighting elements of Instant Pot DUO Plus.

  • 9-in-1 Multi-Functional Cooker
  • Large, easy to use control panel
  • 12 Pre-Set Temperatures
  • 15 Smart Built-In Smart Programs
  • 10 Safety Features
  • Available Sizes: 3qt, 6qt, 8qt
  • Voltage Requirement: 120 Volts
  • Heating Element Power: 1200 Watts
  • Item Weight: 12 pounds

Designed for Multiple Uses

The all-time best feature of Instant Pot is its Multiple-use mode which is been constantly build in all the Instant Pot from its initial ones. In that order, how could this new Upgraded version would miss this specialty in it? In this part of the content, let’s take a look at the uses provided by this Multiple-use Instant Pressure cooker.

  • Slow Cooker
  • Pressure Cooker
  • Pressure Cooker
  • Steamer
  • Saute
  • Yogurt Maker
  • Warmer
  • Cake Maker
  • Egg Maker

Features & Specialization

Let’s make it simple here, Instant Pot as been mentioned earlier has a wide range of features in their appliance. So this Instant Pot DUO Plus been an up-gradation of the previous Instant Pot DUO60 lets take look on what is special about his version instead of grinding the older feature that we are aware of.

  • 9-in-1 Kitchen Appliance

From being 7-in 1 appliance for the kitchen, this new version is been updated to work as a 9-in-1 kitchen appliance that takes the role of a Pressure Cooker, Slow Cooker, Rice Cooker, Saute, Warmer, Steamer, Egg Maker, Yogurt Maker, and a Cake Maker and also works as a Sterilizer. Out of the list being used for making cake, egg and a acting as sterilizer is the newer features added to this appliance. The sterilizer allows us to pasteurize milk and also sterilize baby bottles, jars utensils, etc.

  • Pre-set Temperature option

There are 12 pre-set temperature options that one could opt for, with a Wi-Fi facility that allows you to reach the desired temperature soon.

  • Smart Built-in Programs

There is a number of built-in programs in this new version which is similar to that of its older version and in addition to a few other new kinds of stuff as well like the cake making option and on.  Here is the list of 15 programs that are built-in,

  1. Pressure Cook
  2. Manual Cook
  3. Slow Cook
  4. Keep Warm
  5. Soup
  6. Meat and Stew
  7. Bean and Chili
  8. Rice Cooker
  9. Multigrain
  10. Porridge
  11. Saute and Simmer
  12. Poultry
  13. Steam
  14. Cake
  15. Yogurt
  • LCD display and Button Control

The Instant Pot DUO Plus is been offered with a new Blue easy-to-use LCD display interface, that is not present in its previous version of Instant Pot DUO60. This display offers the customer to have quick access to the Instant Pot’s Pre-programmed cooking settings that provide basic information like the cooking time, temperature, and a lot more.

10 Safety features

As its name itself tell its a plus, there are unique features specially designed in this Instant Pot DUO Plus meant for its safety purpose. Let’s take a view on these safety features designed in this product.

  1. Steam Release
  2. Anti-Block Shield
  3. Safety Lid Lock
  4. Lid Position Detection
  5. Automatic Temperature Control
  6. Overheat Protection
  7. Automatic Pressure Control
  8. Electrical Fuse
  9. Thermal Fuse
  10. Leaky Lid Detection

Available Sizes

The Instant Pot DUO Plus comes in three different sizes that the customer could opt between them according to his family size. In the note,

  • The First size is 3Quart Instant Pot DUO Plus which is suitable for cooking 2-3 people in number and ideal for dishes, sides, and rice.
  • The Second size is 6Quart Instant Pot DUO Plus is suitable for a medium-size family of 4-6 people and this size is been the most popular option among the customers.
  • The Third size is 8Quart Instant Pot DUO Plus which is suitable and convenient during party time or during any special occasion for cooking more than 6 people at a time.

 The Pro’s of Instant Pot DUO Plus

In this portion, let’s take a look at the best part of the Instant Pot DUO Plus for what all its been appreciated.

  1. When we were expecting some sort of improvement from the DUO model, this Instant Pot DUO Plus has satisfied us by offering new Specialized functionality like being a cake cook, egg cooker and also as a sterilizer.
  2. The availability of three various sized pot ranging like 3quarts, 6quarts, and 8quarts which can be opted according to the family size.
  3. To track the programs and settings effectively and in ease, there is a new LED Display is been set bright enough and vivid for its customers.
  4. The best part of any Instant Pot is its consistency in providing a well-cooked meal every time. And it also offers this consistency in its new version of Instant Pot DUO Plus.
  5. The need for waiting near the stove and checking if the food is been preparing in the right flames and sort anymore, as its built-in pre-programs performs the task assigned without any interference and delay.
  6. The Delay feature as its been unique in the Instant Pot Models, it been active here also that provides you with preparing the meal in an advance up time of 24 hours with a 24-hour delay start feature. So with this option, the user could add up the ingredients in the pot and set the time as per one wants it which is actually helpful for those who wish to have a hot meal once they reach home.

The Con’s of Instant Pot DUO Plus

As we had a look at the positive aspects to praise on the Instant Pot DUO Plus, let’s also get to know its drawback to be aware of.

  1. As there are several options and features in the Instant Pot DUO Plus, it takes time for one to actually master in the Pressure cooker, for which it’s been obvious to take up learning curves.
  2. As most of the recipes in Instant Pot doesn’t provide one with the exact cooking time, which could vary from 10-15minutes, so it’s needed to factor when one is calculating the cooking time manually.
  3. The cost of the Instant Pot DUO Plus is actually higher than Instant Pot DUO60. But when you are in need of specialized features and advantages, then DUO Plus will be convenient ignoring its price.
  4. The most bothering thing about this DUO Plus could be the absence of Wi-Fi connectivity. There is no Wi-Fi option available in this model, so when you wanted to connect and control the pressure cooker through your mobile phone, this cannot be the right one for you.


The Instant Pot DUO Plus is been added with the most of the best features in it that are different from the older version along with the previous built-in trademark features of Instant Pot and this makes it more effective and promising to use which also assures durability. Among the reviews, this Instant Pot DUO Plus has topped and attained the level of satisfaction among the users as well.

We have given a basic idea of how the Instant Pot DUO Plus is being beneficial. And this content is purely for informative purposes only and in no concern, we are been related to the Instant Pot and there is no sort of commission or payment we receive from the company for giving this information to the readers.

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