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Summer Cooking with Alka – 3 Part Series


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Join Alka back in the kitchen for some delicious, nutritious, affordable recipes for Summer.

Ever wonder how to get those Indian spice profiles just right…at home? The time has come for you to learn delicious and nutritious Indian-style cooking with our very own Alka. This 3-part series is perfect for anyone looking to add new and inspired flavors to their culinary routine or impress the minds and mouths of many.

Enjoy spice combining and getting acclimated with the essential Indian pantry items. Cook with healing foods like bitter melon, fenugreek, cabbage and others. We’ll also cover easy-to-master rice and daal dishes.

This mini-series will initiate you in Indian-style cooking and offer some food for thought—regarding food as medicine.


Affordable Ayurvedic/Indian Cooking


Class 1:

1) Young Jack fruit saute (Phanasachi Bhaji)

Canned or Frozen packed of Young Jack fruit, Garlic, Onion, Dry unsweetened coconut, Red dry chili or chili flakes, Mustard seeds, Turmeric, oil

2) Yellow dal (Varan)

Pigeon Peas, Asafetida, Ghee, Jaggery, Turmeric, Salt.

3) White Rice soft

Long grain rice, Curry leaves, lime juice, salt

4) Carrot Salad (Gajarachi Pachadi)

Carrots, Turmeric, mustard seeds, Curry leaves, Lime/lemon juice, palm sugar, coriander leaves, oil

Class 2:

1) Green beans and coconut stir Fry (Farajbi Bhaji)

Green beans, Grated coconut fresh (frozen), Curry leaves, Split Urad dal (Black Lentil), Dry red chili, Mustard seeds, Cumin seeds, curry leaves, oil, salt

2) Spicy cabbage rice (Kobi Masala bhat)

Long grain rice, Ghee, Cabbage, Ginger, Green chili, Bay leaf, Mustard seeds, Coriander seeds, cumin seeds, Cloves, Black pepper, Cinnamon Stick, white sesame seeds (optional), Turmeric, salt oil

3) Tomato Shorba (Tomato saar)

Tomatoes, Coconut dry or wet, Ginger, green chili, Garlic, Ghee, Cumin seeds, Turmeric, Palm sugar or Jaggery, salt

Class 3 :

1) Sooji Polanta (Rava Sanja)

Coarse Sooji , Garlic, Turmeric, Cloves, Cinnamon, Mustard seeds, Green chili, Curry leaves, oil or Ghee, salt, Onions

2) Chick pea pancakes with spinach (Besan Chella)

Chick pea flour, Ajwain seeds, Turmeric powder, Spinach, Tomato (optional), salt , oil

3) Mint Chutney

Mint leaves, Coriander leaves, Green chili, Lemon/lime , Pink salt

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Aug 15, 22 and 29

11AM to 1PM, Pacific (2PM to 4PM, Eastern)

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