Goa is known by everyone for its white sand beaches, nightlife and world heritage architecture. It is visited by a large number of international and domestic tourists every year which has led to restaurants offering more and more fancy meals instead of the simple and authentic meals. So, the best way to have an authentic Goan meal in this plethora of restaurants is to sit with a local and dine with them.Home chef Anjali specializes in Goan Hindu Cuisine and has been cooking from the past 30 years. She has also won the first place in Seafood and Fish Category for Goan Chef Awards 2016. Join her in an interactive cooking class where you can assist her in making some of the traditional Goan Hindu dishes after which you can happily gorge on the delicious meal!!This entire experience takes 2-4 hours.
Residing in Mapusa (North Goa), home-chef Anjali welcomes you to her apartment with a cool welcome drink and a friendly smile. Her home is quiet and relaxed and it will take you away from all the hustle and bustle of the city. She will then guide you to the kitchen, where you can assist her in cooking some traditional Goan Hindu dishes. Depending on your food preferences, you can cook 2-3 dishes and then move on to savour these dishes along with the one’s Anjali has prepared for you.Some of the dishes on the menu will include Fried Fish (a must-have in Goa), ‘Sukke’ (Dry spicy preparation of fish, eaten as a side dish), ‘Hooman’ (Fish curry made the traditional Goan way). You can digest this delicious meal down with a refreshing drink made out of coconut milk called ‘Sol Kadhi’. Lastly you can enjoy ‘Mangane’ (porridge of Bengal gram cooked in coconut milk) which is a special Goan sweet prepared during the festive season.Also feel free to ask Anjali any questions you have about the Goan Hindu Cuisine. She is a cook par excellence and will be thrilled to share her cooking knowledge!Please note: 1) The menu may change subject to the availability of fish in the region.2) This is not a professional cooking class. This is an unique opportunity to interact with a local and learn some tips and tricks of Indian cooking and enjoy a lovely home-cooked meal over great conversations.