Indian Cooking Masterclass with Rak Patel

Learn from an expert at this hands-on Indian cooking masterclass in London.

Asian Cooking Academy
Asian Cooking Academy
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3 hours Class size 1 to 10 (public classes), 6 to 8 label £125
Join Rak Patel and learn how to cook Authentic dishes that have been passed down through his family generations
For this hands-on cooking masterclass students will make their masala base, marinades, dips from scratch.
  • Rak’s Family Favourite Chicken Masala Curry
  • Chapli Lamb Kebab Patties
  • Paneer Tikka Skewers
  • Yoghurt Raita & Coriander Masala Dips
  • Cumin Rice
  • Gujarati style chapattis Demo
  • With Myspicetin’s Authentic Lilaben’s Masala Chai
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Looking to immerse yourself in the art of Indian cooking class in London? Join Rak Patel for a hands-on workshop where you’ll learn how to cook authentic that have been passed down through his family for generations. In interactive session, you’ll create your masala base, marinades, and dips from scratch.
  • Learn to make Rak’s Family Favourite Chicken Masala Curry
  • Craft Chapli Lamb Kebab Patties
  • Create Paneer Tikka Skewers
  • Prepare Yoghurt Raita & Coriander Masala Dips
  • Cook up some Cumin Rice
  • Witness a demo on making Gujarati-style chapattis
  • Get a taste of Myspicetin’s Authentic Lilaben’s Masala Chai
The workshop is designed to be beginner-friendly, so don’t worry if you’re new to Indian cooking. Rak will guide you through each step with expertise and passion, creating a welcoming and nurturing environment. You’ll work with traditional ingredients and spices, experiencing the joy of creating delicious dishes with your own hands.
By the end of the workshop, you’ll not only have learned new culinary skills but will also have a collection of recipes and techniques to take home with you. Come join us for a rewarding activity that will leave you inspired and well-equipped to recreate these dishes in your own kitchen.

Please note: Public dates for this class require at least 10 guests to run. In the unlikely event that we don't reach this number, we'll cancel the class; in this case we'll inform you and allow you to get a refund or reschedule, so please watch your email/SMS one day prior to the class.
Knowledge required
This class is suitable for beginners to experts.
What you'll get
Welcome notes (PDF), eBrochure (recipes & photos), goodie bag, certificate, signed copy cookbook, and food to take home.
What to bring
Food containers
Suitable for

This class is great for individuals and couples as well as for a date idea, team building activity or hen do.

This would also be a fun gift for her, gift for mum or gift for couples.


175A Edgware Rd, London W2 1ET

This venue is within walking distance of Edgware Road, Paddington and Marylebone tube stations

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Asian Cooking Academy
Asian Cooking Academy

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