Indian Food: An Insider's Guide

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hosted by Cook Indian with Mallika Basu

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Enjoy a lavish 6-part Indian feast, with tips, tricks and know how from Mallika Basu on how to cook Indian food as part of your busy life. Mallika is a food writer and author of Miss Masala: Real Indian Cooking for Busy Living, and a cookery personality who has featured on Jamie Oliver's online TV channel and on Madhur Jaffrey's Curry Nation. Expect a sizzling evening of food and fun at premier food venue Maida Hill Place, London W9.

Mallika will be dishing out crispy onion pakoras, tender lamb on the bone curry and hand rolled chappattis along with tips, tricks and know how for time-starved lovelies to start cooking authentic Indian food at home.

Book now to nab one of the limited seats at an introductory £35pp. Signed copies of Mallika’s book will be available for purchase at the event at £10 (RRP £14.75). Please note: this is not a BYOB event. A cash bar will be in operation at the venue.


The menu

Welcome Drink

Fresh Lime Soda


To Start

Tandoori Chicken Tikka

Succulent cubes of soft chicken in home-made tandoori marinade

Proper Onion Pakoras

Crispy fried onions bhajis in a spiced chickpea flour batter

Served with…

Dhaniya Pudina Chutney

Tangy and spicy coriander and mint sauce



Mutton Korma

Traditional lamb on the bone stewed in a rich yoghurt cashew cream


Paneer vegetable korma (V)

Paneer, carrots and beans in a rich yoghurt cashew cream


Gobi Mattar

Sautéed cauliflower and peas spiked with cumin and chillies

Mom's Berry Dal

Subtly spiced yellow moong dal


Served with…

Steamed Basmati Rice
Freshly-made chapattis
Cucumber and mint raita




Mango Shrikhand - thick cooling yoghurt blended with powdered cardamom and saffron, topped with highly-prized charoli seeds


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