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Impington Village College

General Interest Courses


Wednesday 16 May for 5 weeks

7.00pm – 9.00pm

£50 / £40

Learners are required to bring their own ingredients.

Brief Description:

This course will give you an introduction to Indian cookery.  Learners will make amazing 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: Aloo Gobi (potatoes and cauliflower cooked with onions, tomatoes and spices) and plain Parathas

Week 2: Balti sauce and a Mixed Vegetable Balti Curry

Week 3: Mixed Vegetable Pakoras and Dip (This is a favourite with all.  For those who may have attended the class before, the tutor will demonstrate how to make stuffed chilli and potato pakoras)

Week 4: Aloo Parathas (parathas stuffed with spicy potato mixture) and Raita

Week 5: Kidney Beans and Sweet Corn Curry with Saffron Rice

There is flexibility in the weekly plan if learners are keen to cook a particular dish or have allergies.

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 and charge learners per teaspoon used.

What you need to bring to the first session:

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


Impington Village College

Class Dates:

16, 23 May (No class 30 May due to Half Term break)

6, 13, 20 June