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An Intro to Pressure Cooking Techniques - The Indian Way!

Redwood City, CA , United States

About Your Host

Currysutra invites you to join her on a food voyage through the heartlands of India and beyond. She has more than 20 years of experience in Indian cuisine. Her goal and vision are simple; to teach you how to make, eclectic and sustainable vegetarian & vegan (non-veg upon request) recipes effortlessly, packed with robust mouth-watering flavours and spices that have medicinal attributes. Teena's recipes are based on an old-world foundation & traditional Indian culinary style of cooking infused with a modern & health conscious focus on clean, seasonal and healthy ingredients, without sacrificing the flavour one bit. Her cooking classes are a hands-on experience where you can explore and chart new territories with the vast array of Indian curries & spices. Or, if you already know a thing or two, you can hone your skills and share what you learn with family & friends. For the past 10 years, Chef Teena has taught cooking classes at Stanford University, Whole Foods Market, and the San Carlos Adult Community Center, and to a multitude of private individuals and corporate clients in and around the Silicon Valley of Northern California. Some of her clients include Facebook, Google, Box, Intuit and Genentech. She teaches Indian, Italian, Mediterranean, and Asian cuisines. And, most recently (April 2016) she launched a cooking school in the heart of the Peninsula! They specialize in Corporate Team Building events too. Most notably, Teena won the 2014 Live Well Network’s Summer Grilling Competition hosted by Chef Ryan Scott. The star dish that showcased her Indian heritage was a chic-Bollywood Curried Paneer & Veggie Pizza. Specialities include: Indian Curries Vegetarian & Vegan Cooking Eggless baking Indian Fusion Menu planning Recipe creation Party and event staffing Juicing Gluten-free Spice education Pressure Cooking

What we'll do

The emphasis of this class is to educate students about the wonderful world of vegetarian Indian cuisine; it's aromatic and healing spices. And, how to prepare the food in a pressure cooker by reducing time, energy and retaining nutrients. Healthy homemade nutritious meals without the pressure! With the aid of a pressure cooker, students will learn how to make the following recipes: Alloo Baigan Masala (potato & eggplant curry) Masoor Dal (orange/red split lentil soup) Mutter Pullao (Basmati rice with green peas and flavored with turmeric) Students will also learn how to make Raita (a vegetable yogurt condiment), that will compliment the dishes. You will be amazed by the time-saving & pressure-less cooking!



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