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Cooking lessons with a local

Cooking

Cooking lessons with a local

56 reviews
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 6 people
Cuisine
Indian
Hosted in
English
Cooking

Cooking lessons with a local

Cooking

Cooking lessons with a local

56 reviews
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 6 people
Cuisine
Indian
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

You’ll be welcomed into our kitchen to master the fine art of cooking, following my mom's recipes. Using only the freshest ingredients I'll show how I prepare and make our traditional food. We’ll enjoy Indian drinks, some starters and a delicious meal together whilst I give you insight into some of the oldest recipes in the world. We’ll welcome you to our home and serve you one of our traditional Indian drinks (chai, lassi, lemon soda, fresh seasonal juice, etc.). The class will begin with an introduction to the spices, herbs and ingredients that we will be using in the recipes. We’ll focus in more details on the North Indian cuisine which includes dishes like chapati, paratha (Indian breads), seasonal vegetable curries (garlic bhindi, aloo gobhi, dal, pumpkin curry, carrot curry, paneer masala, tinda curry, eggplant masala, baigan bharta, and gutaa curry). My wife Harshita and I will start with a demonstration and then you will have a chance to make round chapatis breads and a vegetable curry by yourself. We’ll also serve an Indian dessert to accompany our meal. There will be typical traditional Indian food and drinks, a good conversation and an informal and intimate atmosphere that makes feel at home surrounded by friends. We will be happy to provide gluten-free and vegan food on request. We will also provide e- recipes of all the dishes we cook together.
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Learn more about Monty & Harshita

Monty & Harshita

My name is Monty, I was born and brought up in India and I have been working in the travel industry for almost 14 years now. I am a people person, I like travelling, love food and enjoy meeting likeminded travellers. My wife Harshita and I love to cook so we decided to provide cooking lessons for our international guests travelling through India. During this class, we'll walk you through the culture and history of Indian cooking and we'll eat what we cook together. It's a hands-on immersive experience, and always a lot of fun! Note: Please reach out to us directly if you would like to suggest a different time/date for the class to meet, or if you are interested in a custom menu/private classes! My co-host is my wife Harshita for this experience and we both are here to give you the best culinary experience possible in India.

What's included

Food
North India cuisine includes: Papad Chapati Vegetable curries Dal Desert Tea
Drinks
Transportation
We can organise transportation (Tuk Tuk or Car) at an additional cost.

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Where you'll be

This activity will take place at our flat located in a peaceful residential area in south Jaipur. You will be able to experience an actual Indian kitchen while enjoying the comfort and privacy of our beautifully decorated home. We are easily accessible from the place you are staying. Pick up/drop off can be organized by car or Tuk Tuk at an extra cost.

Availability

Save 20% when you book 2 weeks in advance. 

Things to keep in mind

Dietary preferences

If requested, the host can accommodate the dietary needs listed. You must let the host know before the experience if you’d like an accommodation.
Tree nut allergy
Tree nut allergy
Dairy-free
Dairy-free
Soy-free
Soy-free
Fish allergy
Fish allergy
Gluten-free
Gluten-free
Peanut allergy
Peanut allergy
Egg-free
Egg-free
Shellfish allergy
Shellfish allergy
Pescatarian
Pescatarian
Vegan
Vegan
Vegetarian
Vegetarian

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 12 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. It’s up to each guest to understand the ingredients being used and communicate any allergies or dietary restrictions to the host. Guests should also…

More tips

1. Use the stairs to the first floor (F-2) 2. Let us know if you have any food allergies or intolerances 3. We do not allow pets in the property 4. Guests are allowed to smoke in the balcony 5. Guests can request to make this experience private
Monty & Harshita
Cooking lessons with a local
56 reviews
From $33/person
56 reviews
From $33/person