Learn North Indian Punjabi Cuisine

First Name
Sunita
Last Name
Minglani
Course Summary

Learn to make famous Punjabi recipes in this five-week course from accomplished and talented chef, Sunita Minglani. India has an abundance of distinct regional cuisines, one of the most famous being Punjabi cooking. This course gives students the opportunity to learn some of the more popular dishes from the region, including dal makhani, aloo gobhi, and tandoori roti. This course is perfect for any home cook or aspiring chef looking to expand their skills in the kitchen. 

Course Duration
5 Weeks
Number of Students per section
5
Course Level
Beginner
Instruction Language
English
Taught On
Google Hangout
Individuals
US$84.00
per course
1 week =
1
sessions
1 session(s) =
60
minutes

Educator Profile

Educator Profile

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Instructor
First Name
Sunita
Last Name
Minglani
Number of years of relevant experience
30 Years
Teacher skill Keywords
Awadhi
Bhoj Puri
Bihari
cooking
Cuisine of Uttar Pradesh
Kashmiri
Mughlai
North Indian Cuisine
Punjabi
Rajasthani
Work Details
Organization / Institute Name
Kitchen Craft Cooking School

Description

This course covers a few of the most popular Punjabi recipes over a five-week period. Sunita Minglani, a professional chef with nearly 30 years of experience in Indian cooking, provides students with instruction, technique, and the background behind this unique cuisine. Students will learn to make 3 recipes in each session and in total, 15 recipes over a span of 5 weeks. These include dal makhani, a buttery lentil dish that traditionally takes 24 hours to make, as well as aloo gobhi, a popular dish of potatoes and cauliflower, butter paneer masala, one of the most famous Punjabi dishes, matter panner, khoya kattar paneer, paneer khurchan, malai kofta and navratan korma in white gravy. Sunita will also teach students to make some popular Indian desserts like gulab jamnun, moong dal halwa, jalebi and gajjer ka halwa, a sweet carrot dessert that can be served hot or cold. In Indian breads, she will teach how to make lacha paratha, garlic naan and rustic tandoori roti made without a clay oven. 

In addition to learning recipes, students will benefit from one-on-one, face-to-face instruction from a professional chef and teacher by picking up techniques and tips from the expert. This course is great for any level student, from beginners to experienced cooks, and everyone in between. Sunita presents all students with the opportunity to grow their culinary skills and branch out with new and exciting dishes. On the successful completion of this course, students will be able to create a delicious, traditional Punjabi meal.

The ipassio edge: Students enrolling for this short term course on ipassio have the advantage of getting introduced to or learn the intricacies of an art form, from an experienced exponent of the art. Short term courses deal with creating a strong foundation on a specific topic. The syllabus of a short term course is predefined and ready before the commencement of the course. This gives students a clear understanding about the knowledge they will gain in the stipulated period of time, helping them in their planning and decision making. The class strength is limited to 5, ensuring that each student gets attention. A set of 5 individuals enrolling for a short term course encourages learning from peers and social interaction. This short term course bodes good for students passionate about learning, setting them up for the long term or advance level of learning.

About Sunita Minglani: Sunita Minglani believes that food is essential to the body, but good food nourishes the soul. Based in Jaipur, India, Sunita has a passion for Indian cuisine and experimenting with new techniques and recipes. She has been teaching cooking classes for over two decades to students of all ages and levels of ability. Sunita Minglani runs her own cooking school, Kitchen Craft Cooking School, and hosts a cooking show on ETV called Rasoi Se. Cooking and instruction is not only her profession, but also her passion, and she’s excited to bring her considerable expertise and passion to students on ipassio.

Prerequites

The students should have pans, pressure cooker, frying pan and woke (Karahi).

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FAQs

Faq
Question
Are all Indian food rich creamy, unhealthy, spicy and difficult to cook?
Answer
No, It's not like that. There are variety of dishes with many cooking options like: roasting, steaming, grilling, boiling. Most commonly used ingredients and spices in Indian cuisine beside being healthy have Medicinal, healing properties. Few of the names are: turmeric, cinnamon, ginger, garlic. Indian cooking is done with fresh ingredients and no preserved fruits/vegetables are used while cooking. Hence using every thing fresh, can consume a little more time than regular but it is true that most of the Indian Gourmet dishes are rich and creamy. Spices are used in Indian cuisine to give flavor to the food. Indian cooking is not at all difficult but in starting, everything needs practice. Don't go by common opinion, cook with me and discover how delicious and easy it is to cook Indian Cuisine.
Question
How many times should a student practice what is taught in the class?
Answer
The students should make note of what she / he has learnt during the class and then independently practice at least once before the next class begins.
Question
What age is recommended to enroll for this course?
Answer
Any person above 14 years of age is recommended to enroll for this course.
Question
What if a student is unable to attend an upcoming class?
Answer
The student is required to inform the teacher about his absence from a particular session, a week prior to the class. In such a case, the teacher will reschedule the class and conduct the rescheduled class on or before the end (i.e. Saturday) of the ensuing week or such other time as may be mutually decided between the teacher and the student. In case the student misses to give a week's prior notice about his absence to the teacher, then the decision to conduct another class for that student is completely based on teacher’s discretion.
Question
What if the teacher wishes to reschedule a class?
Answer
In case the teacher is unavailable for the scheduled class, he/she will inform the students one week prior to the class. The teacher will conduct the rescheduled class on or before the end (i.e. Saturday) of the ensuing week or such other time as may be mutually decided between the teacher and the student.
Question
What if the student has queries after the session?
Answer
Students can post their queries on the platform or mail it to the teacher. Answers to the queries will be provided within a 24 hours, if the teacher is not preoccupied or traveling.

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