Cooking Class: Learn Four Vibrant Vegan Indian Recipes

Create a variety of unique Indian dishes locals love in this hands-on cooking class with Chef Parsati. 

Across four courses, you'll discover what India has to offer without needing your passport. Start with a vegan tofu tandoori with aromatic spices and pickled onions. Next, you'll create a hearty bowl of cholae masala garbanzo peas cooked in a tomato-based gravy with Indian spices. You'll also learn how to prepare fresh peas pulao with basmati rice. For dessert, you'll prepare a tart cranberry halwa with semolina and sugar. 


Tofu Tandoori 

With a blend of aromatic spices and pickled onions 

Cholae Masala 

Garbanzo peas cooked in a tomato-based gravy with Indian spices 

Peas Pulao 

With basmati rice 

Cranberry Halwa 

With semolina and sugar

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 10
  • Event Duration 2 hours
  • Activity Level
    Activity Level
  • LabelsVegetarian, Vegan, Healthy, Indian
  • This is a BYOB venue and alcoholic beverages are not available for sale. You are welcome to bring beer and wine to enjoy during class.

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11 Aug 2023

Cooking with Chef Parsati was an awesome experience! She taught us how to cook delicious food while also explaining in great depth the purpose of particular spices and ingredients. It was very fun to cook alongside someone who was so passionate about cooking!

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30 Apr 2022

Great experience and learned about the cuisine and how to make it. Intimate setting and hands on approach.

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26 Feb 2022

This was an excellent class! Chef Parsati catered the class to my dietary restrictions and made sure to provide examples along the way of different things I could try and alternatives that could work well with every dish. The food was amazing, and I left the class having learned a ton about how to make Indian food at home on my own. Overall a great experience!

$ 125 Per person

all-inclusive: 2-hour class, meal and taxes.

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Event location: San Jose

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Chef Parsati
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Chef Parsati has a true passion for cooking that includes researching new recipes and experimenting in the kitchen, and hosting events for clients with a focus on teaching techniques and keeping the class interactive. Previously, Chef Parsati has worked for Williams Sonoma in a culinary capacity, and was as an instructor for an international education program teaching kids match, science and geography through cooking.

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