The MultiKai Cooker is a low pressure cooker that produces mouth-watering meals quickly and easily. The MultiKai Cooker offers an alternative to the traditional New Zealand Maori ground Hangi with the convenience of gas.

The ground Hangi uses Manuka wood as a fuel source, stones that are heated by the wood and wet sacks which continuously drip onto the stones. The combination of heat, steam and Manuka ash cooks the food with a smoky Hangi flavour. After 3 - 4 hours in the ground, the moisture evaporates from the wet sacks and the dryer heat roasts the food.

MultiKai Cookers have a BBQ hotplate (the stones), a gas burner (heat source), Manuka saw dust (sprinkled on the BBQ plate for smoky flavour), fresh or semi frozen meat portions which drip onto the BBQ hotplate (steam), and as the moisture from the meat portions stops dripping onto the BBQ hotplate, the dryer heat roasts the food.

Basically, the MultiKai Cooker consists of a range of cooking chambers, a BBQ hotplate, a dual or triple ring cast iron burner, gas hose, regulator and LPG gas cylinder. A stand, onto which the gas cylinder conveniently fits, is available for the Family Size Cookers. This stand has 4 lockable wheels. The Family Size Cookers have a 385mm diameter BBQ hotplate and cooking chambers and the Large, Deluxe and Jumbo cookers have a 600mm diameter BBQ hotplate and cooking chambers.

With the cooking chamber removed, the MultiKai Cooker functions as a BBQ hotplate, shallow fryer, wok or casserole dish. With the cooking chamber and baskets fitted, the MultiKai Cooker functions as a smoker, low pressure steamer or oven. The MultiKai Cooker can even be used to steam your very own Yum Cha and Dim Sum at home.

The MultiKai Cooker will cook the entire meal, all at once, to perfection, with a unique taste and magnificent flavour.

The MultiKai Cooker is certified by the Australian Gas Association, certificate number 6857 and is covered by Australian Patents 1999055939 and New Zealand Patent 332466.

You can order your own MultiKai Cooker direct from us using our Order Form or purchase one from the Chrisco NZ online website or one of our local distributors.

NOW ALSO AVAILABLE! in all Bunning's Warehouse stores throughout New Zealand.

The MultiKai Cooker is already available for purchase in Australia. We are currently looking for a capital investor/joint venture in the USA and UK, please contact us to register your interest.

Benefits of using a MultiKai Cooker

The healthy way to cook - no oil.
Low pressure, steam cooking.
Economical – a 9kg gas bottle will cook up to 10 meals (2 basket size).
Portable - use anywhere outdoors in a well ventilated area - boats, campsites, picnics - everywhere except indoors (refer to instruction manual for more details).
Safe to handle.
No permits required for local fire ban restrictions.
Easy to use - no digging holes, collecting firewood or sweating over hot stones.
Easy to clean - fat collects in the hot plate chamber.
Easy to assemble - only three parts plus the lid!
Ideal for catering - work functions, sports events or having family and friends around for dinner.

Cooks for 10 to 250 people depending on the cooker size.

Three Ways to cook your Hangi

1. Hard work - traditional ground hangi.
2. The easy way - wrap in tin foil or aluminium trays, pour water on base and steam (Recommmended for fundraising). Click here to download an instruction sheet.

Doug's way -fresh meat or semi frozen meat portions, a small amount of magic ingredient and a light (Ideal for family functions and social events).

(Step by step instructions on Doug's easy to cook hangi method included with all cookers).

The wonderful thing about the Multi kai Cooker is that you can experiment by placing rocks or soil on the hot plate, or place a sack or cabbage leaves on top of the food.

Cooking Recipes

Click to download a Stuffing Recipe for your MultiKai.

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