Learn Indian Cooking

Learn Indian cooking at its best!

 

AN OPPORTUNITY TO ATTEND WINDSOR’S UNIQUE COOKERY CLASSES WITH A LOCAL CELEBRITY CHEF

 

EXCLUSIVE HANDS-ON COOKERY MASTERCLASSES STARTING ON 04 APRIL 2020  until 04 July 2020

 

Discover the real flavours of India with Mridula Baljekar, award-winning Indian chef and cookbook author, who has come to international acclaim with her books and TV shows. Mridula will show you how to make exotic and delicious dishes from her world award-winning books. This is a fantastic opportunity to meet the author and learn authentic Indian cooking.

“Mridula provides a great cooking experience. From the warm welcome to the patience shown to our myriad questions, she helps you feel at home. This comfort reassures and builds confidence and soon we were working together to create a visual masterpiece that was every bit as delicious as it was beautiful.” John Brameld, July 2019

 

These are very special, totally hands-on classes with Mridula’s guidance throughout.  In order to give you undivided attention only two people per class are admitted.

 

Half day from 11 am – 4pm with a 30- minute lunch break.  Lunch provided.

11 am: welcome and refreshments.  During this time you will browse through your recipes for the day.  Printed recipes will be handed out for you to work with and to take home.

11.15am: Class will commence with a detailed explanation of herbs and spices with a buying and storing guide, and how to use them in the correct quantities and combinations   All ingredients will be on display for easy understanding and recognition.  A short talk on food hygiene.

11.30am:  Class will commence with preparations.  You will cook 5 dishes and you can taste them all before you go home.  Alternatively, you can take them home, but please bring your own containers.

 

1pm:       Lunch break (lunch provided by Mridula)

1.30pm:  Class resumes

4 pm:       Class ends.

Specific menu will be provided upon request, but here is a sample of what you will learn:

 

Appetisers:

Meat:  Chicken tikka, lamb seekh kebab, shami kebab, kalmi kebab, Afghani chicken, tangri kebab

Fish:  Chili prawn, North Indian fish cake, fish tikka, Amritsari fish

Vegetarian:  *Chilli paneer, *paneer tikka, pakora platter (vegan), lentil fritters (vegan), onion bhajiya (vegan), samosa (vegan)

*Vegan options available

Curries:

 Chicken tikka masala/butter chicken, Chicken korma, lamb rogan josh, Madras meat curry, lamb kofta curry, Goan chicken curry, Kerala prawn curry, fish in almond sauce

Vegetarian:  *cauliflower korma, seasonal vegetable curry (vegan), saag-aloo (vegan), *paneer butter masala, aloo-mattar (vegan)

*Vegan options available

Rice: * Pulau rice, *saffron pulau , *matter pulau, *vegetable biryani, lemon-laced basmati rice

*Vegan options available

Bread:  Easy naan, *kheema naan, chapati, plain paratha, stuffed paratha, poori

*Vegan option available

Desserts on request.

 Course fee:  £95 per person payable at time of booking

2.5-HOUR MASTERCLASSES

 

Each masterclass will consist of two or more variety of the following dishes depending on the length of time required for each.

 

Samosa masterclass, bhajiya/pakora masterclass, do-ahead curry sauce masterclass with chilling and freezing instructions, rice and bread masterclass, kebab masterclass, biryani masterclass, vegetarian and vegan masterclass

 

Course fee:  £55.00 per person at time of booking

 

The fee  covers all ingredients to prepare & cook; recipes to take away and lunch for full day classes 

All bookings are considered final, although it may be possible for students to switch dates with 72 hours notice.

We also offer gift vouchers, ideal for Birthdays, Anniversaries and Special Occasions

Don’t miss out on these fantastic classes, contact Mridula now to secure your place.