Cooking Class: Indian Grilling Essentials

In this unique hands-on cooking class, you'll sharpen your grilling skills while exploring traditional Indian cuisine. Chef Parsati will teach you how to prepare an authentic four-course Indian meal on the grill. You'll prepare three grilled dishes, each featuring a delectable blend of traditional Indian spices. You'll enjoy grilled green beans and tandoori potatoes with a cooling mint sauce, grilled cheese naanza and grilled chicken kabobs with pickled onions. You'll also learn how to make soft and fluffy saffron rice to serve alongside your grilled dishes. Lastly, your gourmet Indian feast will end with a sweet fruit custard for dessert.


Grilled Green Beans and Tandoori Potatoes 

With cooling mint sauce and aromatic Indian spices

Grilled Cheese Naanza 

With a blend of three cheeses and herbs

Grilled Chicken Kabobs With Pickled Onions 

With a blend of handcrafted spice mix

Saffron Rice

Fruit Custard 

With milk, and seasonal and dried fruits

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 10
  • Event Duration 2 hours
  • Activity Level
  • 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.
  • LabelsCouples, Group, Gourmet, BBQ, Indian

Classpop! guest reviews for other experiences with Chef Parsati


26 Dec 2021

Nice class! It was simple but we learned the things we couldn't figure out by ourselves! Highly recommend it as a gift to your loved ones!


12 Mar 2020

I had a great time with Chef Parsati. Her recipe for butter chicken is delicious and much better than I have ever had. I learned a lot of techniques from her as well! She has a very no-fuss style of cooking which I enjoyed, especially as I try to incorporate cooking into everyday life. I highly recommend her!


09 Mar 2020

Chef Parsati was easy to work with and very profesional. We had a great time at the cooking class


05 Mar 2020

I think Chef Parsati was great and this review isn't about her. It is about the whole experience. First of all this was an Italian recipe at a Peruvian restaurant. It was at the very back and in a corner. We sat at a table where we all just saw and watched the chef cook and talk about the cooking. We had to go to the restaurants bathroom to wash our hands. Though how many people didn't touch the door or the doorknob before returning? Seems unsanitary. There really wasn't much cooking for any of us to do. We didn't all each have a station to work with. We just listened to the chef and once in a while she'd ask someone to volunteer to help. It wasn't a cooking class by any stretch and I was really bummed to not be a part of a cooking class like they do at Sur La Table, for example.


05 Mar 2020

Had a really great time! Very interactive and social experience. Much more fun than I bargained for, and that's all thanks to Chef Parsati. I can't recommend this enough!!


27 Feb 2020

Unfortunately the class mostly focused on how to use an Instapot. because the meal needed to be made quickly. I wanted to learn how to make this dish in cookware I already own. The butter chicken was delicious so I will try this recipe again but in my Le Creuset pot Class was way too basic for me who did not learn wet much new.


27 Feb 2020

Chef Parsati is really a nice person and we had a great time cooking and sharing a meal with her. She really knows what she is talking about, and she told u a lot about Indian food in general. Thank you! =)

Guest reviews for Chef Parsati


06 Mar 2020

Parsati is a very organized chef and teacher. Dishes are amazingly tasty and healthy. She provides cooking tips throughout the cooking lesson. This is not only a cooking class; it is a platform to learn cooking, gel with friends and enjoy the drinks and aroma at the local bar. I would highly recommend her class

Tracey Wilen

06 Mar 2020

It was great to meet you; your food was outstanding. I loved your recipe and definitely will try at home for my family


06 Mar 2020

Thoroughly enjoyed the class. Wonderful chef; great cooking tips. Would love to have another class. Thanks Chef Parsati

Kamdi N.

15 Feb 2020

Loved the food it was sooo good and she explained everything so well she’s a great teacher and she made us feel like home!!


01 Dec 2019

Chef Parsati is super friendly and very knowledgeable of the Indian-fusion she teaches. She give great tips for each dish and insights to the Indian food culture that I found fascinating.

Linda Matkovich

01 Dec 2019

Chef Parsati provided excellent communication prior to the class! She ensured if I had any dietary restrictions or allergies and was very conscientious to include me in the decision making during the process of preparing the grilled Salmon steaks and vegetables. The class was personalized and the chef is very knowledgeable; prepared; and efficient. She encouraged me to keep it simple and delicious! I learned new things and enjoyed a delicious meal (with leftovers to take home)! I would recommend this!

Mary Westbrook

01 Dec 2019

Unlike any other cooking course. Comforts of her own kitchen.. and you even get to have a nice 4 course lunch.


01 Dec 2019

I loved the experience. Chef’s knowledge about the dishes and clear guide for using equipment was so very helpful. I was amazed at how fast a great, healthy meal could be made using fresh, ingredients. I’m sure to take another class. Great experience. I cannot wait to make my own chicken kabob. Butter chicken. Pulao and peas. So exciting and great easy instructions and I loved the thoughtful choices for my first class with Chef Parsati.

Garrick Chan

01 Dec 2019

Chef Parsati was wonderful to work with. It was a pleasure to work with her before the classes to discuss the menu and other creative ideas to make the classes more interactive and special for the attendees. Chef Parsati led the class through cooking a number of dishes that were all very flavorful, healthy, colorful, and allowed for the children to be involved. Everything tasted very yummy, and it's amazing she was able to make so many delicious dishes during the two-hour window of the class. We enjoyed trying a curry, a rice dish, a chicken dish, and some wonderful sides/accompaniments. It is clear how much Parsati loves cooking and has a gift for creating delicious and healthy recipes. She is passionate about sharing that gift with adults and children alike and helping them learn to cook flavorful food in their own home kitchens.

Pasha Dahncke

01 Dec 2019

I loved that the session was hands-on and engaging. Young kids had the opportunity to be involved in prepping the meal, as well as learning about how it was made. Chef Parsati was thoughtful in the way she explained the technique and encouraged active participation.

$ 135 Per person

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

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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.

Event location: San Jose

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