South Indian Vegetarian Cooking Class Near the Chennai airport

Chennai, IN
Chennai, IN
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Experience a unique culinary adventure in South India with a private cooking class and home-cooked meal near the Chennai airport. Join your host Uma and delve into the fascinating world of Tamilian cuisine and culture. Learn the art of making traditional vegetarian festival foods with a creative twist while discovering the symbolism of kolam and the use of traditional utensils and musical instruments. Taste mouthwatering delights such as tangerine rasam, beetroot vada, vegetable poriyal, and sundal, accompanied by fragrant rice and pickles. This immersive 180-minute experience begins with a visit to Uma's terrace garden to handpick fresh vegetables and herbs for your dishes. Then, in Uma's kitchen, learn to cook three authentic South Indian dishes under her guidance. Finally, savor the meal you helped prepare at Uma's dining table while engaging in captivating conversations about life in South India. Embark on this culinary journey and discover the unique flavors and traditions of South Indian cuisine.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • Suitable for 1-4 Participants
  • Private Tour
  • Self Guided Experience
  • Private and authentic cooking class
  • Insight into Tamilian cuisine and culture
  • Learn to cook South Indian vegetarian dishes
  • Share the meal you helped prepare
  • Explore traditional culture and cuisine
  • Gratuities
  • Homecooked meal
  • Private cooking class with your host Uma

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South Indian Vegetarian Cooking Class Near the Chennai airport is a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the flavors and traditions of Tamilian cuisine. Hosted by Uma, a local resident with a passion for cooking, this private cooking class provides an authentic insight into South Indian culture and culinary practices. Located just a short distance from the airport, Uma's cozy home serves as the perfect setting to learn about the symbolism of kolam, traditional utensils, and musical instruments while exploring the vibrant flavors of Tamilian festival foods.

What to expect?

During this 180-minute experience, you can expect to gather valuable knowledge about South Indian vegetarian cooking techniques with a creative twist. Your host, Uma, will guide you through the preparation of three delectable dishes using a variety of healthy and flavorful vegetables. Starting with a visit to her terrace garden, you may even have the opportunity to handpick fresh seasonal vegetables or herbs to incorporate into your cooking experience. After the cooking session, you will sit down at Uma's dining table and savor the meal you helped prepare, accompanied by engaging conversations about life in South India.

Who is this for?

This cooking class is suitable for anyone with an interest in South Indian cuisine and culture. Whether you are a seasoned chef looking to expand your culinary repertoire or a curious traveler seeking an authentic experience, this activity caters to all. Vegetarian food enthusiasts and health-conscious individuals will particularly appreciate Uma's unique approach to incorporating a wide range of vegetables into her dishes. Guests of all ages and backgrounds are welcomed with open arms to embrace the rich traditions of Tamilian cooking.

Why book this?

By booking this cooking class, you will have the chance to go beyond the typical tourist attractions and delve into the heart of Chennai's local culture. Uma's warm hospitality and in-depth knowledge of South Indian cuisine ensure an unforgettable experience. Discover the secrets behind preparing tangy tangerine rasam, deep-fried beetroot vada, flavorful vegetable poriyal, and the delicious sundal salad. This hands-on cooking class will not only satisfy your appetite but also leave you with valuable culinary skills and a deeper appreciation for South Indian flavors.

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The meeting point for this activity is Uma's apartment, conveniently located in the Guindy neighborhood of Chennai, just a short 15-minute drive from the airport. Detailed address information will be provided upon booking confirmation. The cooking class lasts approximately 1.5 hours, followed by a shared meal and engaging conversations about South India. Uma's focus on using fresh, locally sourced ingredients ensures a healthy and nutritious culinary experience. Prepare to be inspired by Uma's unique cooking methods, where she infuses traditional recipes with her own creative touch.


Guests who have participated in this cooking class have praised Uma's warm hospitality, extensive knowledge, and skill in teaching the art of South Indian vegetarian cuisine. Many have expressed their appreciation for the opportunity to learn not only the recipes but also the cultural significance of various ingredients and cooking techniques. Reviews consistently highlight the delicious flavors and innovative twists that Uma brings to traditional dishes, leaving participants feeling inspired to recreate these culinary delights in their own kitchens. Overall, guests have been delighted with this authentic and immersive experience, highly recommending it to fellow travelers seeking a deeper understanding of Tamilian food and culture.

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  • You can book at any time before the event

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  • At least one adult or senior required per booking
2024-05-30 16:24