Vegan Indian Cooking Class

Learn how to make a Six-course Indian vegan feast with someone special

5 hours Class size 1 to 5

label $165 (or 4 payments of $41.25 Afterpay)

Learn how to create your own Six-course Indian vegan feast in a practical & intensive five hour workshop with a friend or partner.

Join writer and Indian food enthusiast, Bhavna Kalra, for an evening of wholesome goodness, as you learn all about the basics of vegan Indian cooking using seasonal vegetables.

You’ll come away with a whole lot of knowledge on how to prepare your curries, Dals, and vegetable dishes that will become a staple in your kitchen. Not only will this cooking class give you the confidence to get familiar with the spices and lentils that you can use in everyday cooking but will also give you practical tips on how to incorporate a wholesome Indian way of cooking in your daily life.

During the class, we will cover:

  • A history of the origin of the dishes we will cook during the class
  • Spices 1 – 2 – 3: A rundown on what spices do you need in your kitchen to cook Indian food and where to find them
  • Being a vegan with Indian cuisine

After the class, you will get to sit down and share the meal that you have cooked lovingly with your own hands.

Please note: This course is suitable for people who are gluten intolerant, vegan and/or vegetarian.

COVID safety: Due to the current COVID situation, the organiser will be taking the utmost precaution to ensure that the participants are safe. There will be a temperature check conducted on the premise and hand sanitisers provided.

Aside from this experience, this teacher also has the following coming up:

Knowledge Required
Beginners OR experts who want to learn how to get started OR learn more about Indian cuisine.
Kids over 13 years welcome, as long as accompanied with a parent or guardian.
What you'll get
  • All ingredients and recipes
  • Materials provided
  • Sit down lunch or dinner after the workshop
  • Goodie bag to take home so you can start cooking
  • Nibbles to eat before and during the class with our signature chutnies
What to bring
  • Bring an apron
  • Wear closed in shoes
  • If you have long hair, tie it back
  • An appetite and enthusiasm to cook!
Suitable for

This is a fun indoor activity, suitable for adults, and kids (minimum 13 years old). An adult must accompany any attending kids, and must pay for a separate ticket.

This would also be a nice gift for her, gift for mum or anniversary gift.


North Ryde, NSW

Exact location is anonymised for privacy. You'll get the specific address after booking.

Your host can also travel within 25 kms of North Ryde for private classes

Your host
The Modern Desi
The Modern Desi

5.0 (12)

A passionate cook connecting cultures with food.
Serving real Indian feasts with stories.
On a mission to teach people that there is more to Indian food than Butter chicken and Rogan Josh. My love for food is infused with storytelling and memories so you can understand and appreciate where the ingredients came from and how easy it is to whip up a 6-7 course Indian meal any day of the week.

The Modern Desi is COVID-19 aware This means that this host won't run this experience if they've had flu symptoms in the last 14 days, and will adhere to relevant government restrictions (e.g. maximum number of guests).

See additional precautions taken by your host   

Maximum of 4 people per class only
Do a Temp check of people who attend
Provide hand sanitizers
All materials provided and used will be clean and sanitized
Ensure good ventilation
Verified reviews

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Julie Murphy  •  Mar 2021

My daughter and I had the most fun and informative day with Bharvna today , we learnt some great techniques to try at home and it was very interactive
Best part was sitting down to eat our marvellous dishes afterwards, we did the vegan lesson and thoroughly enjoyed the whole day !

Henry Giles  •  Feb 2021

A great experience, with helpful tips and amazing food at the end. Will be recommending to everyone.

Daniel Driscoll  •  Jan 2021

My girlfriend Dom and myself had spectacular time with the Modern Desi! We did the vegan Indian cooking class, during which time we learnt many new cooking techniques, ingredients, and methods of preparation. Bhavna is a lovely woman with a deep knowledge of Indian history and cuisine, and is also a skilled chef and excellent host. We would highly recommend her lessons.

Andrew Bartlett  •  Jan 2021

A fantastic, informative, professional, fun experience that I definitely want to do again. Whether for a solo experience, with a friend or a group, this class is a must! The food was absolutely the best I have eaten in my long love affair with Indian food & I already feel empowered & confident that I can replicate it at home. Bhavna is a culinary magician & one of the nicest people I have met. Her knowledge of Indian history & the origins of the ingredients enhances the cooking experience. This was the best Christmas present I have received in a long time. An awesome gift idea & a lovely date day with my husband. I highly recommend this class.

Daniel Esz  •  Nov 2020

This class was fantastic. Thoroughly enjoyed the experience and can't wait to start utilising my new skills in my everyday cooking at home. Highly recommend this class. The modern desi made my partner and I feel completely comfortable and at home. The food was amazing and plentiful

Cooking workshop review by Daniel Esz

Emily Hannah  •  Feb 2020

Mu husband and I had a brilliant night and thoroughly enjoyed our experience.
We prepared and cooked a 5 course meal instructed by Bhavna in her home. The food was delicious and we even got to take it home to enjoy also.
She also prepared step by step instructions and recipes for us to take home so we could prepare these meals again. Bhavna was kind, patient, had a wonderful vibrant personality and was a wealth of knowledge in Indian cooking and culture. We would highly recommend this to anyone who is keen on doing an Indian cooking class.
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