With Indian food being a firm national favourite… why are more of us still simply opting for the takeaway option instead of cooking our own curries?!

We have compiled a list of our top Indian cookery courses for you to be inspired to cook your own Indian food… from the perfect curry to delicious Indian starters; once you master the art of this fantastic cuisine, you will never be reaching for the takeaway menu again!

Seasoned Cookery School- Contemporary Indian Cuisine

Based in the beautiful courtyard of the Catton Hall estate, Derbyshire, Seasoned Cookery School offer a cookery course where you will master the art of contemporary Indian food using seasonal produce and delicate spicing. Taught by chef patron, Sudha Shankar Saha co- owner of the Saffron restaurant chain in Birmingham  which is listed in the Michellin star guide, you are sure to be learning from the best. This course is £149.  Please click here for course dates.


Spice Monkey

Based in North London, Spice Monkey offers Indian cookery classes for beginners, for those who are more advanced, ones specifically for vegetarians and a course all about Indian street food.  The courses are from 3 hours long and starts at £95.

Ashburton Cookery School

On this course our specialist Chef Tutor, Monisha Bharadwaj will teach you how to work with fresh ingredients, herbs and spices to create Indian starters, curries, main dishes and accompaniments that truly reflect the spirit of Indian cuisine and that can easily be replicated in the home without Tandoor ovens or specialist equipment. Courses start at £185.

Indian Cookery Class

The Cooking Academy

If you are looking for an in depth journey into the world of spices then this is the course for you.  You will be taught how and when to use certain spices as well as how to create different authentic Indian dishes.  Half day cookery class starts at £120 with full day courses at £189

Seasoned Cookery School- Indian Cookery Course

If you want to learn the basics of Indian cookery with an expert in the sphere then look no further. On this hands on day cookery course you will learn how to create a delicious Indian starter such as shami kebab with red onion and mint raita, tarka dal; a traditional Indian dish made with lentils, Hyderabadi chicken korma (made with yoghurt); a delicious, adaptable, authentic dish and the popular side dish of chapatis. Taught by Rayeesa Asghar- Sandys,  a true expert in traditional Indian cookery, you will be taken on a culinary journey through India mastering the art of perfect spicing. This course is £149.  Click here for course dates.


Dilli pride themselves on value for money cookery classes where you will take authentic ingredients and spices and create great tasting Indian food.  There is a choice of vegetarian or non-vegetarian three hour cookery classes starting from £85.


This course is designed to introduce curry lovers to the mysteries of Indian cooking. The course on BBQ Indian cooking covers dishes such as: Shammi kebab, Tandoori chicken, Vegetable kebab, Relish and dips: Kachumber, Tomato chutney Mango chutney and Naan bread. Full day cookery courses start at £145 per person.

We hope that this information gives you a helping hand in ignighting your passion for Indian food. For more information on any of Seasoned Cookery Schools’ two Indian courses, please contact us.



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