- A southern Indian Goan Curry (vegetarian options available)
- Goan Coconut Rice
- Dhaba Chicken Curry (vegetarian options available)
- Tandoori Paneer Tikka
- Making fresh organic paneer from scratch
- Paranthas (layered Indian flat breads)
- Coriander & Mint Chutney
Throughout the day you’ll stop to eat the food you’ve cooked in our private dining room with everyone else. A chance to share your experiences in creating the dishes as well as great food.
(Please note, we reserve the right to alter the dishes covered in the course, to meet the dietary requirements of our guests.
- Balancing and blending spices
- Preparation of a variety of Indian dishes, including meat, fish, vegetarian dishes and accompaniments such as an Indian chutney
- How to make Indian breads
- Cooking perfect Basmati rice
- Making paneer
- Vegetarian alternatives
- Valuable tips to set up your own little Indian kitchen
- Greater understanding of the application and benefits of various spices used every day in Indian cooking
This day long course is designed to give you total confidence in using all of these techniques when making the traditional Indian dishes. The aim is that you can go home and repeat the recipes for family and friends time and again.
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Your chef tutor
Nidhi was born & brought up in India before moving to the UK in 2005. After a career in marketing Nidhi turned her career to follow her passion for food and has been teaching in London since 2011.
“In my classes, I like to teach classic home dishes that are easy to recreate and provide healthy alternatives that can be easily incorporated into weekly meal plans. If there is anything that transcends countries, cultures, languages and even kitchens around the world – it is the aroma of delicious home cooked food! I look forward to sharing these skills with you”.
Images courtesy of Christine Taylor. Many thanks for the beautiful images.
About your day
Our “Taste of India” traditional Indian cooking course takes place on the Catton Hall Estate. On the picturesque Derbyshire and Staffordshire border, we are only minutes from the A38. We also have plenty of free parking.
You’ll have the support of our “kitchen fairies” who’ll ensure you have everything you need. We’ll provide an apron for the day, and all the equipment and ingredients.
You’ll be sitting down together during the day to eat the dishes you’ve created. We’ll also provide wine and soft drinks.
Our day courses run from 10.15am to 4pm. Join the team for early morning refreshments from 10am.
Book your place
The traditional Indian cooking course is ideal for those looking to master their next style of cuisine. By the end of the course, you will have had hands on experience creating authentic Indian dishes from across India. Nidhi, an expert in Indian food, is on hand to answer any food related questions you have.
If you are interested in booking onto this Indian cookery course, please do so quickly to avoid disappointment.