The interior pan on the Tiger rice cooker has a nonstick coating. The purpose of the coating is to make the unit easier to wash after the cooking is done.
Tiger rice cookers also offer a retractable power cord to make less clutter on countertops. In addition to cooking the rice, the machine can also keep it warm for a period of time until the family is ready to eat. On Amazon.com, as of 2015, 41 users have reviewed this cooker, and 90 percent have given it a rating of five stars out of five. One user has used the same Tiger cooker for the past 15 years.