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Lajina's Thali Thursday

Lajina's Thali Thursday

Thursday 15 October 2020, £75.00 Thursday 7 January 2021, £75.00

Indian, Spices, Pulses, Grains

Our Thali Thursday cooking classes are ideal for lovers of Indian food and a Friday night Balti who want to learn the basics of Indian cooking.

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A thali is platter used to serve a variety of Indian dishes including a dal, a rice dish (eg cumin rice), one or two vegetable mains, a yoghurt side (raita), chapati and a dessert.

You will learn how to use spices such as turmeric, garam masala, cumin and coriander and when to use ground or whole spices.

Sample menu

  • Cumin rice
  • Beetroot raita
  • Aloo gobi (potato and cauliflower)
  • Channa dal (yellow split pea lentil - demo)
  • Chaat salad
  • Chappati

A glass of wine or beer will be served with a final meal of the food produced.

Upcoming dates

Thursday 15 October 2020
Places available

Thursday 7 January 2021
Places available