This Electric roti maker has a Bakelite handle to press the plates together and a Bakelite knob to lift the top plate. One can cook Roti, Paratha, Omelets, Papad, Stuffed Paratha, Toast Bread, and more. It has non-stick surface for smooth operation. It can roll and cooks chapattis in less than a minute. Has thermostatic control for maintaining the temperature. The hotpot is made of durable plastic, inner is stainless steel. It has air tight lock to serve hot food. A great boon to working woman & house wife.