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Simplified Indian Spices, hands on cooking class, Chef Tara Rajan

March 24 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

| $130.00

Indian cooking can seem daunting. Curry powder or paste? Ready-made spice mixes or individual components? And if it’s the latter, how do you know which spices to blend and for what effect? It’s Chef Tara to the rescue tonight as she helps us overcome “spice intimidation.” It all comes down to six essentials, she says: chilies, cumin, cardamom, coriander, turmeric and cinnamon. Tonight, you’ll learn how to purchase and store spices and build up a solid Indian repertoire with the bare essentials. On the menu:

Cauliflower and lentil samosas with cilantro-mint chutney

Masala chickpeas

Cumin rice pilaf

Parathas (wheat flatbreads)

Mushroom raita (yoghurt condiment)

Saag chicken (chicken with creamy spinach)

Roasted sweet potatoes with fenugreek

Carrot-almond halwa (pudding) with creamy shrikand (sweet yoghurt)

Who's Attending

11 people are attending Simplified Indian Spices, hands on cooking class


March 24
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


The Urban Element
424 Parkdale Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario Canada
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Aside from street parking in our neighbourhood, we have limited parking at our venue. For both public and private events, please enquire. We are happy to guide you to the most convenient options!

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