The East Indians living in Vasai are one of the original inhabitants of the area. The East Indian cuisine has a mix of Maharashtrian and Portuguese cooking along with a large selection of seafood to choose from. Experience this authentic East Indian meal with locals in Vasai.Meet your hosts Regina and Bernard living in Giriz, Vasai. You will be awestruck with the vintage style homes which enhance the natural beauty and aura of the place. Join Bernard for a walk which includes a visit to a 100-year-old church and also around the village after which you can enjoy a scrumptious meal at their home.The entire experience will last for 3-4 hours.
Meet home-chefs Regina and Bernard at their beautiful home in Giriz, Vasai. They will welcome you with a cool, refreshing glass of tender coconut water. Following this you can join Bernard for a walk. He will show you around the village and take you to interact with some locals so that you can know more about their way of life and also about the community of East Indians. He will take you to visit a 100-year-old church and while passing through the village you can admire some beautiful vintage homes. Once you return to their home, you can enjoy Regina’s delicious home cooked meal.Some of the dishes that Regina may be cooking for you will include Fugias (Deep fried soft balls of flour), Potato Chops (Patties made from aromatic minced mutton wrapped in mashed potato, coated in semolina, egg batter and shallow fried), Pork Indyal (East Indian style Vindaloo), Prawn Sambari (Red Prawns curry), Chicken Green Curry and also rice prepared using caramelised onions and dry fruits. The meal will end with dessert in the form of Honey-drizzled Sukeli (This is organic honey sourced from the village and Sukeli are dried bananas).The entire experience can last for about 3-4 hours.