The 3 Liter Ceramic-Coated Hawkins Contura Pressure Cooker has all the features of the Hawkins Contura Pressure Cooker and has a German, high-quality, non-toxic ceramic coating only on the exterior and the base of the body. The ceramic coating is scratch and stain-resistant, easy to clean and stays looking new for years. The mouth of cooker body is provided with a metallic rim for additional safety. It has a stainless steel lid. The black base heats quickly and retains heat well. The Ceramic-Coated Hawkins Contura is available in three colors – Tomato Red, Mustard Yellow and Apple Green. The Contura has a unique body with rounded sides for easier stirring, better visibility and easy removal of food. For difficult dishes which require a lot of stirring, the Contura is the ideal cooker. Stay-cool handles. Recommended for use on gas stoves.