Learn to cook the Chettinad way at this class conducted by Home-Chef Rumya.

About this experience

November 24 | 11am - 2pm | We at The Classroom have collaborated with Authenticook and this is your opportunity to learn some authentic Chettinad recipes from Authenticook's home chef Rumya, who belongs to this community.
The Chettinad cuisine is known for spicy recipes made using fresh ingredients. It personifies the adage that ‘Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication’. This class will bring to the table a few distinct dishes which are easy to make and brilliant to relish! The session will cover the cooking class followed by a dining event where you can sit around the table and partake the recipes cooked along with some additional Chettinad Fare!

What you will learn:
-Elaneer Panakkam
A refreshing drink made with jaggery, lime and cardamom powder. The twist here is the coconut water!
-Vazhapoo Vadai with Chutney
Fritters made from banana flower mixed with dal, chillies and spices; goes very well with red coconut chutney.
-Chettinad Pepper Chicken
Chicken cubes slow cooked in spices with a lot of pepper and curry leaves.
-Kal Dosai
Soft dosas to go with the Pepper Chicken.
-Payasam
A traditional South Indian dessert prepared for festivals.

Add-ons to be added after class:
-Lemon Rasam
This one is a sour soup prepared with lemon juice and dal water (paruppu water); goes well with hot rice and appalam and vadam.
-Coconut Rice
A mildly spiced and light rice dish cooked with fresh coconut.
-Applam and Vadam
Papad and fritters to add that extra crunch!
-Steamed Rice

Your Host

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Having grown up in Chennai, surrounded by some of the choicest traditional Tamil cuisine, Rumya is an HR professional turned Food Consultant and home chef. Using traditional recipes passed down from her grandmother, she endeavours to bring a little bit of Chennai to the plates and hearts of my guests. She has contributed to the design and setting up of an experiential restaurant in Chennai. Join her now at 'The Classroom' to learn some authentic Chettinad recipes!