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Indian Cooking Online

with Yamini

Learn to make delicious aloo paratha (handmade flatbreads stuffed with spiced potatoes and onions) and refreshing cucumber and yogurt raita!

Sunday, Apr 9
11am-1:30pm (EDT)
This workshop will take place online.
Workshop full
$60 per device (laptop/tablet/etc)
All ages!
All Online cooking classes include interactive cooking instruction, a virtual dinner party, a packet with the instructor's family recipes, and a video recording of the class. Since the price is per device, feel free to invite your partner, kids, or roommates to join!

Since Yamini can’t physically welcome you into her home, she wants to do so virtually!

Our online classes are designed to be special, meaningful opportunities to share cooking, culture, and connection--just like our real life experiences. We want you to cook along, and we promise there will be plenty of time for questions, conversation, and stories. It will all end with a virtual dinner party where you'll get to share in the fruits of your labor, apart, but together!

In this 2.5 hour interactive online experience Yamini will guide you through making two of her family recipes. First you'll learn Yamini’s secrets to making crisp aloo paratha (delicious handmade flatbreads stuffed with a mixture of spiced potatoes and onions). You will then learn to make a complex, cooling raita (a cucumber and yogurt sauce) - the perfect pairing..

Here’s how it works:

After registration you’ll receive an email with the Zoom link, shopping list, equipment list, and recipe packet.

At the scheduled time of your class, you’ll click on the Zoom link and join your class live! Afterwards, you will receive a link to a video recording of your class that you can revisit at your leisure.

Shopping List for This Class

3 to 4 medium sized russet potatoes (PRIOR TO CLASS: boiled in unsalted water, peeled, and cooled/refrigerated)
2 medium sized red onion or 1 big onion
1 lemon or lime
1 bunch fresh mint (cleaned and washed with leaves picked off)
1 bunch fresh cilantro (cleaned and washed)
2 cups flour (atta flour, whole wheat flour, or all purpose flour)
oil (corn/canola/sunflower/olive) or ghee
8 oz. whole milk plain yogurt
1 Kirby cucumber or ½ English cucumber
6 Thai green chilies (or any medium hot chillies)
1 inch of fresh ginger
black or yellow mustard seeds
fennel seeds
black peppercorns, crushed or powdered (optional)
cumin seeds
cumin powder (ideally, roasted cumin powder)
red chili powder or paprika
hing/asoefetida (optional)

Awesome experience! I have taken cooking classes before at other places, but this exceeded my expectations (hands-on lesson, sit-down meal, friendly instructor, culture, meeting new people, etc.). I think what was great about this experience was the opportunity to learn real Indian cooking from the source.

Eugene J.
Indian Cooking Online
$60 per device
Sun, Apr 9
11am-1:30pm (EDT)
Workshop Full