What is the course about?
Do you like spicy food? Would you like to make your own without the need to get a take away? Then this course is for you. A good Indian meal cooked by oneself is a great thing to enjoy. On this one evening class session you will prepare and cook a three course meal which you will be able to reproduce time and again.You will make Alu chole, a chick pea curry, or a Dhal with a chapatti, a Tandoori chicken or vegetable curry pilau rice followed by spicy apple pancakes. Indian cookery is a family affair so bring a friend or family member to join in the fun of cooking!
Is a pre-enrolment interview or assessment required for this course?
What level is the course and do I require particular skills, experience or prior qualifications?
This course is open to all candidates of all abilities. However if you are an absolute beginner you will be most welcome as you will be taught how to make all these items.
What topics does the course cover?
Topics covered include good practice of kitchen hygiene, general health and safety. How to make Indian bread, how to flavour the dishes and how to cook an authentic curry base, which can be used for vegetarian or meat dishes.
How will I be taught and assessed?
First a demonstration will be given followed by students carrying out the tasks. Continual support and guidance will be provided throughout the session.
Are there any other costs or equipment I need to get?
Yes there are. You will also need to bring containers, so that you can take your food home securely. Bring a container to take home soup – so that it does not leak on the journey home. A ream of cling film and greaseproof paper is also recommended. Aprons and towels.
By the end of the course what should I be able to do?
This course will give you confidence to prepare and cook different Indian dishes.
What are the progression opportunities following this course?
If you have enjoyed this course then you will enjoy the other variety cookery courses that are on offer at the WAES website.