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Learn to make Ayurvedic cuisine in a private online class!

5.0 (8 Reviews)
Approximately 1.5 hours
English or Hindi

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Your host Kavitha
Kavitha has been in the food business for many years and ran an Indian street food business in the outdoor markets of Brooklyn and Manhattan. She has also hosted and catered vegan and vegetarian events. Kavitha comes from a family of yogis and people who believe that the key to good health lies in good nutrition. She has first-hand seen the positive effects that simple tweaks in nutrition can have on a person's physical, mental and spiritual health, without compromising on taste or experience. Kavitha's cuisine is all about a simple, plant-forward lifestyle. She is passionate about teaching guests Ayurvedic-inspired cooking, especially to those who are looking to move towards meals that are planet-friendly, healthy and adventurous. Join her in this class and learn Ayurvedic inspired cooking today!

  • Ayurvedic cuisine is steeped in Ayurvedic medicine which dates back thousands of years and focuses on balance. Learn more about Ayurvedic traditions and learn how to make Ayurvedic-inspired South Indian Palya, a mixed vegetable-based dish with coconut, as well as sorghum and amaranth roti, a gluten-free flatbread
  • Private, one-on-one online instruction with a New York resident
  • Scheduled mutually at your convenience (host lives in New York, USA (EDT))
  • Customization available for dietary restrictions or preferences
  • Recipes and ingredients list will be emailed in advance of class
  • Travel from your own home and learn Ayurvedic and South Indian culinary traditions!
What will you cook together
  • South Indian Palya, traditional vegetable medley with fresh coconut
  • Sorghum and amaranth rotis, gluten-free, fat-free flatbread
See Full Ingredient List
  • 1 medium sized beet
  • 1 medium sized carrot
  • 12-15 fresh green beans
  • 1/4 yellow onion
  • 1-2 fresh small thai green chillies or jalapeno
  • 1 tsp split mung beans
  • 1 tsp split chickpea lentil
  • 1 tbsp fresh grated coconut (white flesh only)
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • One pinch asafoetida
  • 3-5 curry leaves
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp chopped cilantro
  • 1 ½ cup sorghum flour
  • 1/2 cup amaranth flour
  • Pinch of salt (optional)
  • 2-3 cups hot water


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Online Class Reviews
5.0 (8 Reviews)
Kavitha 7 July 2021
"We had such a great time with this class! Having the two cameras was so helpful and the instructions were easy to follow. Hearing about the history of the food was really neat and make it even more special. This was a full food experience and we loved it!!!... There were some weird family dynamics going on with my family on the other screen that I was not prepared for and you handled it so well. Thanks for making it such a special experience for Adam and myself! We loved it!"
Margot 5 April 2021
"Did this class as an online birthday surprise for a friend, and we all had a blast! The dosa recipe is a little challenging for those new to South Indian cooking (as we all were), but Kavitha was so helpful and patient with all our questions. Would highly recommend this class!"
Therese 27 February 2021
"This has really fun classes to take with a great teacher. The food has turned out amazing each time. Kavitha is clear in her instruction and very patient. We have been getting the recipes beforehand and they are well written as well. We have actually signed up for our third class which will take place tomorrow. Looking forward to it!"
Louisa 17 February 2021
"Kavitha was a great guide to making delicious crepes. I was amazed at how quickly I was able to get them right! She was a clear and responsive instructor and her directions were great."
Andrew 1 February 2021
"I love dosas in restaurants, and I've actually tried to make them before from the internet and from books, but it never really worked. But this class did! They were delicious, and it was actually easier than some of the recipes I've tried before. The coconut chutney may be the best one I've ever had, and the spicy potato filling was really good too. Really first rate."
Lindsay and Mark 25 January 2021
"Kavitha is patient, descriptive, and kind. She communicated well before and during the class. Before the course, she scheduled an additional session to prepare for the main session. While cooking together online she repeated directions and gave additional advice. She used two cameras to show her workspace and preparation. After the course was complete, she kindly followed up with tips and additional tools to make the next cooking experience better. I highly recommend Kavitha for your next online cooking class!"
Anonymous 17 January 2021
"Kavitha is a wonderful teacher - patient and knowledgeable"
Andrew 14 January 2021
"I've actually tried to make dosas several times before from recipes in books or on the internet, but Kavitha's class was the first time I got them to work; I'm really grateful. The spicy potato filling and accompanying chutney were also great, a really excellent brunch."
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$40 initial guest
+ $20 each additional screen (max 9)
  • Submit your request and payment and receive confirmation details and recipe (typically within 48 hours)
  • Meet your host online at your agreed time for your private cooking lesson!
  • Free cancellation up to 48 hours before event