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Bell Pepper Masala Curry and Naan (bread) - Vegetarian

  • Ages 21 & up
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Language: English

$15 per person4 tickets remaining!


Bell Pepper Masala Curry and Naan (bread)

- Vegetarian

Ah, the cuisine of India! And the aroma of its spices! It made the Europeans salivate and their daring explorers risk their lives to find a sea route to India! That remarkable cuisine is now yours to create and enjoy through this class. 

We will be making this bell pepper curry with a unique gravy. This versatile dish can be eaten with rice or roti (Indian bread). 

Naan is a thick Indian flatbread that resembles pita bread. It is traditionally cooked in a tandoor or clay oven but we’ll be making it on a skillet instead. It is typically served hot, brushed with ghee (clarified butter). Naan is generally made with all-purpose flour, yeast, and other ingredients, but we will be using whole wheat flour and baking soda instead.    

Note: We will be doing everything, including chopping the vegetables, in class. No prepping required. 

This class will be limited to 8 people for an intimate experience. 

Ingredients for Bell Pepper Masala (serves 2-3)

· 2 medium potatoes (optional or reduce it to 1 potato)

· 2 medium bell peppers (1 red and 1 green OR 2 green bell peppers)

· 3 teaspoons oil

· 1 onion (equal to ¾ cup chopped)

· 1 tomato (equal to ¾ cup chopped)

· 2 tablespoons peanuts

· 1 tablespoon white sesame seeds

· About 3 tablespoons unsweetened coconut flakes or fresh grated coconut or frozen grated coconut

· 2 teaspoons ginger

· ¼ - ½ teaspoon red chili powder

· ¼ teaspoon turmeric

· ½ teaspoon coriander powder (optional)

· 4 tablespoons fresh chopped cilantro

· Salt

Ingredients for Naan
(makes 2)

· About ½ cup whole wheat flour

· 1/8 teaspoon baking soda

· ¼ teaspoon sugar

· ½ teaspoon salt

· ¾ teaspoon oil

· 2 tablespoons plain yogurt

· 1 ½ teaspoons garlic (optional)

· ½ teaspoon sesame seeds or Nigella Sativa seeds (Kalonji) 

· Oil (butter or ghee)

: You will need a skillet, metal tongs, a plate to cover and cook the naan, blender and a rolling pin.

Your host

Yaymaker Host Sheela Vijay located in FREMONT, CA

To Sheela, cooking is a joy and a passion right from childhood, inspired by her loving grandmother. With a particularly rich and diverse repertoire of Indian dishes, she has wielded the chef's spoon creatively for 30 years delighting her family and friends, and finding fulfillment in it. A fearless experimenter, she believes that you can become a great cook, armed only with interest and no gifts. She is a former school teacher and principal, and enjoys arts and crafts, and growing her own organic vegetables too.

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