Full Day Classes

Prepare: Cook: Enjoy

 

Full Day Classes all start with an introduction to tasting and understanding spices. Before the hands-on cooking begins, you will learn when and how to use spices, as well as what spices bring to Indian cuisine. Full Day Classes are suitable for confident cooks who want to learn new techniques and develop aromatic spicy flavours, while mastering all the components of a traditional, authentic Indian meal.

 

  • + The Best Dhansac Cookery Course M

    This course is for those who enjoy eating lamb/ goat / chicken with dal. You will learn how to cook the tasty dish inspired from Parsi and Gujarati cuisine.

    -  Lamb Curry – This dish tastes of happy adventures of Gujarat, its amazing  tasty spicy masala are cooked in onion, tomatoes, vegetables and dal  of which the meat is added to this sauce.  GF / M

    - Fragrant Vegetable curry  a spicy, sweet, salty, sour Gujarati curry using different spices to produce a delicious accompaniments. GF / V

    - Perfect Caramelised Rice – learn how to caramelise the onions to perfection and the spicing to create the most amazing fragrant rice dish. GF / V

    - Perfect Rotli – learn how to make the perfect chapattis from scratch. GF / V

    - A tasty kachumber salad – tasty salad my mother’s recipe which compliments the dish. GF / V

    - Price: £165 pp maximum class size of 4

  • +Whole day Gujarati Indian Thali Course M/V

    This course is for cooks who want to explore traditional Gujarati food and learn how to create an entire meal for their family using complex and unique spicing.

    - For a starter we will be preparing and making a family recipe Gujarati bhajya. I will show you how to make the batter for the Bhajya, we will prepare the range of vegetables and you will learn how to spice the dish using a unique range of spices that   make these something very different to anything you have tasted. GF / V

    - As a main we will make a family favourite murghi, chicken curry that has a fantastic spicy, flavourful tomato sauce which forms the backbone of your curry. I will give you hints and tips of what makes a good sauce and explain how the sauce can be used in other curries. We will prepare the ingredients and cook the dish. GF / M

    - A popular side dish of potato, tomato and egg curry will accompany the chicken dish and I will show you how tempering of oil with the spices will transform the flavours. GF / V

    - Perfect bhat – learn how to cook the perfect seasoned rice using cumin seeds. GF / V

    Raitu – cucumber and mint relish my mother’s recipe which compliments the dish. GF / V

    - Finally, no thali is complete without fresh rotli (chapattis). You will learn how to make the dough, roll and use traditional tawri and jari to make this wonderful flat bread. V

    - Price: £165 pp maximum class size of 4

  • +Ultimate Canapés and Indian Tasty Bites Cookery Course M/S/V

    This course is for cooks who enjoy cooking a range of dishes and want to explore the use of spices used in Indian street food and canapé style dishes as well as Indian breads and a range of chutney. We will taste and understand the spices and create a range of dishes that will demonstrate a range of skills used in traditional Indian cuisine.

    - Firstly you will prepare and understand the spices used for masala lamb and potato fryGF M

    - Next, you will learn how to prepare a Indian prawns & spinach curry. A unique combinations of spices suitable for seafood perfect for any party or midweek treat.  Accompanied with pancakes. S

    - Channa Chaat - North Indian street food is quick using chickpea & potato. Learn how to blend chaat masala accompanied with suitable accompaniments. GF / V

    - Gujarati Kachori – Learn how to temper oil with spices for the peas filling to create the sweet and sour flavours. You will then learn how to roll and cook chapattis from scratch and form the perfect parcels. This will be served with a  green chutney. V

    Spiced Tikka Bites – learn how to spice chicken breast to perfection . GF / M

    - Price: £165 pp maximum class size of 4

  • +Indian Bread Making Course M/V

    The traditional dishes are served during family gathering during this auspicious occasion. It is suitable for meat eaters and the recipes can be adapted to a vegetarian diet.

    - For a starter we will be preparing and making a family recipe Breakfast Paratha. I will show you how to make the dough and spicy filling. A  chutney will accompany this breakfast treat.  V

    - As a main we will make a family favourite Naan. You will learn how to create different flavours with the naan, peshwari, garlic and plain. Whilst it is proving you will prepare a chicken tikka filling , with its flavourful marinade that compliments the naan and is grilled to create the perfect BBQ flavour. Accompanies with a side salad and yoghurt raita M /V

    - Finally Gujarati Puri. You will learn how to make the dough, roll and deep fry to make this wonderful puffed soft bread.  You will learn how to make the bread and a vegetable curry – using seasonal vegetables, , spices  you will learn how to cook these wonderful vegetables that taste amazing when eaten with the puri. V

    - Price: £165 pp maximum class size of 4

  • +Indian Street Food Course V/S

    This course is for cooks who enjoy cooking with spices and experimenting with flavour combinations.

    - For a starter we will be preparing and making samosas from scratch – you will learn how to make a filling with vegetables and an arrange of spices . I will show you how to prepare the chapatti pastry, cook the chapattis, form and shape the casing for the samosa, fill and seal. We will deep fry them. V

    - A sharing dish for the perfect family gathering. You will also learn how to cook one of my North Indian favorites channa chaat- chickpeas cooked in spices and potatoes.  A recipe handed down from my auntie from Delhi. GF / V

    - Next, learn to prepare and cook mixed vegetable cutlets with paneer- learn which spices vegetables and then form into patties with a crunchy outer topping. Delicious served with a green chutney and with a cold drink.  V

    - Finally you will learn how to cook the perfect pav bhaji – a soft vegetable filling served in a bun. You will learn how to temper oil with spices and learn how to prepare the bread roll to suit this Indian classic food to go dish  V

    - Price: £165 pp maximum class size of 4

  • +Indian Food and Cider Paring M/V

    This course is suitable for cooks who enjoy cooking with spices and would like to learn how cider can pair with Indian food to create a fantastic range of dishes.

    - For a starter we will be preparing Cider Bhajya. I will show you how to make the light batter for the bhajya, we will prepare the range of vegetables and  you will learn how to spice the dish using a unique range of spices that  make these something very different to anything you have tasted. V

    - As a main we will make a Lamb and Aubergine Curry with complex subtle spicing which is cooked in a onions, tomatoes and aubergines. I will give you hints and tips throughout and you will learn how the spices work with the oak flavoured cider. GF / M

    - A side dish Pork and Butternut Squash Curry. I will show you how tempering of oil with the spices will transform the flavours. GF / M

    - Perfect Bhat – learn how to cook the perfect seasoned rice using cumin seeds. GF / V

    - Raitu – cucumber and mint relish my mother’s recipe which compliments the dish. GF / V

    - Finally, no thali is complete without fresh Cider rotli (chapattis). You will learn how to make the dough, roll and use traditional tawri and jari to make this wonderful flat bread. V

    - Price: £165 pp maximum class size of 4

  • +Flavours of South Indian Course V/ S

    This session will give you an insight into how to create delicious dishes using traditional South Indian cooking techniques from tempering oil, learn about spice combinations and develop flavour using different Lentils, Fish, Pulses and Rice. The course is suitable for all ability cooks who are looking for new recipes to add to their repertoire. It will include the following:

    - Tasting and understanding of spices

    - Masala dosa -  learn how to spice the dal and rice to create this delicious breakfast dish GF / V

    - Sambal dal with vegetables- A delicious curry using tender free range chicken and dal tempered with a range of spices. GF / M

    - How to make traditional Coconut chutney using coconut and spices and learn how to temper oil to create a fresh dish GF / V

    - Making your own Masala fish this dish is my favourite. You will learn how to create a marinade and learn how to season the fish and cook it to perfection  GF / F

    Bhajya - using seasonal vegetables and gram flour to create little tasty starters using chickpea flour and clever spicing GF / V

    - Price: £165pp maximum class size of 4

  • +Blending and Cooking with Spices M/V

    This  session will give you an insight into how to use and blend spices with confidence. Learn which spices are suitable for meat, vegetable, lentils and sweet Indian dishes. The course is suitable for all ability cooks who would like to explore the use of spices . It will include the following:

    - Tasting and understanding of spices

    - How to make traditional Chai Masala and a proper cup of Indian tea V

    - Making your own Garam masala blend GF /V

    Spiced  Chicken and Mango Curry - a week day meal that uses succulent free range chicken thigh meat cooked in a range of spices and vegetables. GF /M

    - Duck and Plum Curry with a spiced pear and plum chutney – you will learn how to oven cook duck breast with Gujarati spicing . You will also produce a pear and plum chutney to suit the meat. GF / M

    - Chunky Aubergine, Courgette and Pea Dal – learn how to cook dal and make the perfect balanced flavours for a delicious vegan dish GF / V

    - Spiced  Rice - lean how to cook the perfect rice GF / V

    Steamed Lapsi with Sultans & Almonds  - this is Bini’s mums favourite sweet dish. It is cooked with water and you will learn how to combine spices that work with Indian puddings. V

    -  Price: £165pp maximum class size of 4

V - Suitable for Vegetarians.  M - Meat Dish S – Seafood   GF – Gluten Free

All the cookery lessons are 5-6 hours includes lunch and refreshments throughout the day and are hands on.