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
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  • 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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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!

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11 Dec 2022

I have had the pleasure of taking Chef Parsati’s “A Tour of Northern India” class. In a warm and inviting atmosphere, Chef Parsati provided detailed and easy-to-follow instruction, including interesting background on the many ingredients, as well as generalized cooking tips that will apply well beyond the particular dishes prepared. I recommend Chef Parsati class without reservation.

$ 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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