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We had a wonderful class with 9 people at June's home in Tarrytown. We began the class with an informative talk and Q&A about a whole-foods plant-based (WFPB) dietary lifestyle. We then had a healthy and tasty green smoothie shot. Then continued with a demonstration, and hands-on experiential making, of dosas. We enjoyed the dosas with cheese, chat masala, masoor daal (red lentils). We then experienced hands-on making of garbanzo chillas (a bean crepe). We enjoyed the garbanzo chillas with…Find out more »
We were fifteen on a cold February night cooking warm pulses. We first made the tomato gravy that forms the base of many Indian dishes, introduced appropriate spices and spice mixes, introduced the pulses, demonstrated the nutritionally enhancing processes of soaking pulses, cooking them under high pressure - and quickly - in a pressure cooker, and how to 'finish off' the dish for optimal taste. Pulses include beans, lentils, and peas like garbanzo beans, red lentils, and black eyed peas.…Find out more »
Sold out Want to learn a tasty, healthy, versatile dish that can be made in about five minutes? Cheelas are savory crepes that are known as vegan omelettes in India. They are usually made with a pulses flour, like yellow split-peas or mung bean, and can include all types of ingredients like tomatoes, onion, ginger, cilantro, sprouts, kale, carrot, and more. Class Flow 6:30 Meet & Greet: Welcome. Wash Hands. Wear Apron. Brief on class flow. 6:40 Cooking: Demonstration and tasting of…Find out more »
Click to Register Want to learn a tasty, healthy, versatile dish that once prepped can be made fresh for breakfast, lunch, or dinner for the whole week? Dosas are savory rice & lentil crepes originating from South India that are now popular around the world. They are versatile, like tortillas, and can be eaten with any type of filling, topping, seasoning, and/or dip like potato, cheese, basil, and chutney. Class Flow 6:30 Meet & Greet: Welcome, introductions, brief on menu and…Find out more »
Class is full Want to learn how to make Indian flatbread from scratch in just minutes? Whole wheat flatbreads that are thin and puffed (Phulka Roti) or stuffed (Paratha) are very popular in the Indian subcontinent. Phulka's are eaten along with tasty main dishes. Paratha's can be stuffed with potato, seasonal vegetables, leafy greens and eaten as a full meal with some tomato chutney. Class Flow 6:30 Meet & Greet: Welcome, introductions, brief on menu and mindful eating6:45 Cooking: Demonstration of menu…Find out more »
Class is full Want to learn how to cook rice and rice dishes in just a few easy steps? Rice is a very versatile grain. It tastes great along with other dishes and as a dish of it's own when spices, vegetables, lentils, and even greens are mixed along with it. Not all rice is the same. Brown rice is much healthier than white rice; as the bran and germ are intact. Rice can be cooked in under 15 minutes in a…Find out more »