Capacity 3 litres
Base flat diameter: 134mm
Body Maximum diameter: 175mm
Base thickness: 3.25 mm
Ideal for cooking for: 3-4 Persons
The classic is Hawkins largest selling, most popular range of pressure cookers. This range was the first to be introduced by Hawkins and has been kept up to date by numerous innovations and improvements over the years. The latest improvement, introduced in 2005 is a superior pressure regulating system that controls pressure to a narrower more efficient range, reduces sprouting of frothy foods and is easier to insert and remove. The safety valve is located under the lid handle bar so that when it operates the steam is safely deflected downwards, The gasket has minimum exposure to steam inside the cooker, does not rub every time the product is opened and closed - so lasts longer.
Stay cool handles, the fixed sturdy pivot does not put pressure on the plastic handles as it is a part of the metal handle itself, thus the handles last longer. Recommended for use on gas stoves but also suitable for electric, ceramic and halogen cooktops.