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My masterclasses are great if you are looking to expand your Indian cookery skills and dive deeper into specific dishes or types of food. The menus for these masterclasses keep changing and cover a number of elaborate dishes such as Biryani along with Indian breads, snacks and light bites, desserts etc

Biryani is a classic one-pot dish with layers of meat and rice infused with fragrant spices cooked over slow heat in a sealed pot. Biryani is known as the food of the royals and is thought to have been invented to provide balanced nutrition to the soldiers in the old days!

In this masterclass, you will cook a delightful Chicken Biryani learning how to do the perfect marinade and cook light and fluffy rice which are both key to a good Biryani. You will cook this one pot rice dish from scratch along with a number of delicious accompaniments. Check out menu for more details.

My classes are hands-on, fun and sociable. We will start the day with a welcome drink while discussing the origins of Biryani along with the ingredients and preparation method that you will be using. You will then roll up your sleeves and get going to prepare a delectable Chicken Biryani which we will enjoy together after the class.

Chicken Biryani Masterclass Menu:

Chicken Dum Biryani (Flavourful one pot dish of spiced basmati rice layered with tender chicken)

Onion Spinach Bhajia (Spinach and onion fritters made with gram flour & spices)

Coriander Mint Chutney (Zesty and flavourful fresh coriander mint chutney)

Pineapple Mint Raita (Yogurt flavoured with pineapple and mint)

Papad (Crispy snack made from ground lentils and enjoyed as an accompaniment)

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What you need

Equipment: Aprons, recipe sheets and all ingredients are provided and all you need to bring is your enthusiasm and a healthy appetite for delicious home food!

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Next class

Saturday 14 September at 10:00 to 14:00

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Anytime Booking

This is an Anytime experience, meaning the host can run the experience to fit your schedule!

You need to be a group of minimum 3

Available on Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

Between 10:00 and 20:00

SW20, Merton (address might differ to one shown in the map below)

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Cancellation Policy

You may cancel this booking up to 5 days and 0 hours in advance.

Did you know?

The pleats in a chef's hat not only portray a sense of fashion of professionalism, but traditionally they also represented how many recipes a chef had mastered. So, a chef with a 100 pleats may have known 100 different ways to boil an egg.

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93 Grand Drive, London SW20 9DW, UK

The Host

I am a passionate home cook and mother of two young kids who are also my most honest critics. I created Meri Rasoi (which means My Kitchen) in 2011 to demystify Indian cuisine and share my love for authentic and delicious Indian food by teaching classes from my home kitchen in South West London and sharing my family recipes.

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