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Impington Village College

General Interest Courses

 INDIAN COOKING

Wednesday 16 January for 5 weeks

7.00pm – 9.00pm

£50

Learners are required to bring their own ingredients.

Brief Description:

This course will give you an introduction to Indian cookery.  Learners will make amazing vegetarian Indian meals using locally sourced ingredients. You will learn all about commonly used spices and their significance in dishes, as well as how best to use and store them.   You will learn how combining spices and herbs can produce great tasting food using simple everyday ingredients.

You will acquire the skills and knowledge to make:

Week 1: Mixed Vegetable Curry and Saffron Rice

Week 2: Garlic Paratha and Tadka Dall

Week 3: Mixed Vegetable Pakoras and Tomato Dip

Week 4: Naan Bread and Saag Aloo (potato and spinach curry)

Week 5: Pilau Rice and Cucumber and Onion Raita

There is flexibility in the weekly plan if learners are keen to cook a particular dish or have allergies. If you wish to use meat, tutor will advise accordingly.

Suitable for all levels, no cooking experience required.

Course Aims:

  • Learn about Indian cooking and commonly used spices.
  • Learn how to use spices and how to store them
  • Develop culinary skills and knowledge
  • Build confidence in the kitchen

Extra Costs:

Learners are required to bring their own ingredients.  Most ingredients will be available from local supermarkets.  Tutor is also willing to bring in certain spices / flours and charge learners per teaspoon / cup used.  Advance notice required.

What you need to bring to the first session:

An ingredients and equipment list will be sent when the course is confirmed.

Location:

Impington Village College, New Road, Impington, Cambridge, CB24 9LX

Class Dates:

16, 23,  30 January

6, 13 February

1 November

5 December

 INDIAN COOKING

Wednesday 27 February for 5 weeks

7.00pm – 9.00pm

£50

Learners are required to bring their own ingredients.

Brief Description:

This course will give you an introduction to Indian cookery.  Learners will make amazing vegetarian Indian meals using locally sourced ingredients. You will learn all about commonly used spices and their significance in dishes, as well as how best to use and store them.   You will learn how combining spices and herbs can produce great tasting food using simple everyday ingredients.

You will acquire the skills and knowledge to make:

Week 1: Potato and Aubergine Curry and Plain Rice

Week 2: Stuffed Paratha and Cucumber and Onion Raita

Week 3: Make Balti Sauce and then a Mixed Vegetable Balti Curry

Week 4: Chick Peas and Potato Curry & Puris (deep fried Indian bread)

Week 5: Biryani

There is flexibility in the weekly plan if learners are keen to cook a particular dish or have allergies.  If you wish to use meat, tutor will advise accordingly.

Suitable for all levels, no cooking experience required.

Course Aims:

  • Learn about Indian cooking and commonly used spices.
  • Learn how to use spices and how to store them
  • Develop culinary skills and knowledge
  • Build confidence in the kitchen

Extra Costs:

Learners are required to bring their own ingredients. Most ingredients will be available from local supermarkets.  Tutor is also willing to bring in certain spices / flours and charge learners per teaspoon / cup used.  Advance notice required.

What you need to bring to the first session:

An ingredients and equipment list will be sent when the course is confirmed.

Location:

Impington Village College, New Road, Impington, Cambridge, CB24 9LX

Class Dates:

27 February

6, 13, 20, 27 March