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Classic Vegetarian Cuisine I (vegan) (Introductory Class) 3hours

Learn the basics of traditional Indian cooking with a complete knowledge of Indian spices, herbs and their benefits from Mala Patel. For anyone setting out to cook vegetarian Indian dishes for the first time, this is the class for you! The Indian cuisine is defined by its wonderful blend of spices. Learn how to use them to make simple vegetarian meal right from scratch. Learn easy recipes to treat your family and friends to an "authentic Indian meal" including an appetizer, bread, curry, rice, and additional sides. Bring your enthusiasm and appetite for an evening of fun.

Menu: Indian chai tea, spinach pakoras (fritters), chickpea curry, puri (indian bread), vegetable Pulav rice, and yogurt raita.

Class size 6-10 people  

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Price : $ 59 Promotional rate

Taste of North India

The cuisine of Punjab has an enormous variety of mouth-watering vegetarian as well as non vegetarian dishes. Punjabi meals usually have lot of onion, tomatoes, cumin, turmeric, garlic, ginger cooked in Ghee or butter. The spice content ranges from minimal to pleasant to high. Punjabi food is usually relished by people of all communities. Typical Indian restaurant in the United States serves a host of North Indian food.

Menu:

  •  Saag-Paneer - A  flavourful blend of curried spinach with home made paneer (cheese) in delicate Ginger garlic onion  sauce enhanced with cinnamon and nutmeg.
  • Layered Paratha (Indian flat bread)
  •  Almond Pistachio Rice Pudding (kheer)

 

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Price : $ $45

Mughlai feast (Chicken Tikka Masala) $10 extra

Mughlai cuisine is one of the most popular cuisines, whose origin can be traced back to the times of Mughal Empire. Mughlai cuisine consists of the dishes that were prepared in the kitchens of the royal Mughal Emperors. Mughlai food is quite flavourful and has a very unique aroma. On eating Mughlai food, one can get a feel of the ground spices. Most of Restaurant style food is from muglai cuisine. In the preparation of most of the Mughlai dishes, onion, garlic, ginger, cream, raisins, nuts (optional) is used liberally. Chicken tikka Masala, is so enticing and yummy that people usually end up licking their fingers.

Menu: Spinach Pakoda (fritters), marinade for tandoori chicken,  Chicken Tikka Masala/ Paneer tikka Masala (for Vegetarian), Garlic Naan, Served with Vegetable Pulao rice & Mango-Lassi(Mango-Yogurt-drink).

 

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Price : $ 69

⭐️🔴Street Side Favorites from India: 3hrs

Visit India to get the real taste of this amazing country, if not, attend this class. The street food in India is an amalgamation of various flavors that stimulate the taste buds of tourists as well as locals. The snacks are prepared right there in front of your eyes. You can also ask for extra flavors such as more spice or more tanginess. (we will make cilantro and sweet brown chutney in class).

Menu: Vegetable Samosa (Pyramid shaped pastries stuffed with vegetable stuffing and fried golden). Papdi Chaat or Corn bhel (fried tortilla chips or Steamed Sweet corn, topped with peppers, onions, tomatoes, and cilantro and flavoured with tangy spices then topped with green cilantro chutnet and fried crispy chickpea noodles, sweet tamarind chutney.   Wads pav.: Very popular street food (Spiced potatoes stuffed balls sandwiched in  Hamburg rollsTopped with  sweet and tangy tamarind chutney and cilantro chutney OR  Pav bhaji ((Vegetable slopey joe) Most popular street side dish made with Mashed assorted vegetable in onion garlic and tomatoes sauce served with grilled Hamburg buns) called “pav”.  

 

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Price : $ 65

Delightful Indian High-Tea (Chai tea Party) (NEW)

Whether peak of summer or dead of winter, torrential rain or storm; Indians in all parts of the world crave their morning and afternoon cups of steaming hot Chai. And a cup of Chai never stands alone; it’s always accompanied by a generous variety of sweet and savory Indian-style tea snack & munchies. After cooking we will do a formal High tea set-up and enjoy delicious sweet and savoury entrees. After this mouth watering Indian High Tea ‘Chai’ menu …I’m guessing no one will be hungry for dinner after this wholesome mid-afternoon feast.

 Menu:

  •  Indian Ginger spiced chai tea          
  •  Savoury Wada Pav (popular indian style sandwich stuffed with spiced potatoe balls and  topped with  cilantro  chutney  and sweet brown chutney or variation- bread roll pinwheels
  •  Munching savoury cereal medley with peanut and raisins 
  •  Bombay Sandwich
  •  Almond pistachio rice pudding (kheer)             

 

 

 

 

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South Indian Exotic escape. Gluten free (Crepes workshop) gluten free and lactose free

* Lactose free and gluten free

The cuisine of South India is known for its light, low calorie appetizing dishes. The traditional food of South India is mainly rice rice and bean based. For the cuisine of South India, it can be said that it is a perfect blend of flavor, color and taste and also takes care of the nutritional balance. Even, the visual appeal of the South Indian dishes is quite alluring.  The cuisine is famous for its wonderful mixing of rice and lentils to prepare yummy lip smacking dosas, vadas, idlis and uttapams. South Indian dishes are not just delicious, but also very easily digestible. The best part is that South Indians do not use much of oil for cooking their-meals and use a lots of coconut. Making Dosa crepes is a art that is difficult to master, but in this class every one gets to make their own crepes and master the skill..

 

 Menu: Appetiser-Upma (Flavourful Traditional breakfast dish made with Cream of wheat (Semolina) or Oats for gluten free dish,  onions and corn.   Main course: Masala Dosa (rice and bean crepes with spice potatoe and onion filling). Sambhar (Lentil soup is like a must in the main course), Yogurt chutney and coconut chutney.

 

 

 

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Gift certificate for 3hr Indian cooking class

Mala's Indian Cooking classes makes best gift for Christmas, Birthday's, Valentines day, Mothers day, Fathers Day. A gift of great experience, knowledge and creation, along with delicious mouth watering dinner prepared in the class. These certificates are great for Loved one's, spouse, family, friends, coworkers and employees.

"A Gift that will be remembered and admired by all those who benefit from it"

When getting gift certificate please remember to call 413-885-7272 to provide mailing information or email MalaIndianCooking@hotmail.com

Gift certificate for one: $65

Gift certificate for Two: $109

 

 

 

 

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