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Learn to make Diwali Sweets in a private online class!

4.86 (7 Reviews)
Approximately 1.5 hours
English

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Your host Reshma
Reshma's family makes this soft, creamy, melt-in-your-mouth dessert balls for Diwali and she is excited to teach you to make Besan Ladoos at home. I am sure Reshma's family recipe is going to be a your family favorite too! Another Indian sweet that you will learn in this class is Shahi Tukda, Indian bread pudding, Its origins are from the Mughal era and quite literally means 'piece of royalty'! As a child, Reshma spent a lot of her time watching her mother cook in the kitchen and later she went on to study at culinary school! Her dream is to start her own restaurant someday, until then she is excited to share her passion for food and cooking through her cooking classes.

Highlights
  • Learn to make two festive Indian sweets prepared during Diwali
  • Private, one-on-one online instruction with a local from Mumbai
  • Scheduled mutually at your convenience (host lives in Mumbai, India (GMT+5:30))
  • 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 Indian culinary traditions!
  • Please note that this class is not available from 30 Nov to 06 Dec 2020
What will you cook together
  • Besan Ladoo (dessert balls made with gram flour)
  • Shahi Tukda (a dessert made with bread, thickened milk and nuts)
Ingredients
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  • 1/2 cup ghee (clarified butter)
  • 2 cups besan (gram flour), coarse
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 4 pods cardamom
  • 2 tbsp melon seeds (optional)
  • 2 tbsp cashew, chopped
  • 4 cups (1-liter) milk, full cream cow or buffalo milk
  • 1/4 cup condensed milk
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom powder
  • 2 tbsp saffron milk (a saffron threads soaked in warm milk)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 6 slices of bread, white or brown
  • 3 tbsp ghee (clarified butter)
  • A few dry fruits of your choice (cashews/almonds/pistachios), chopped

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Online Class Reviews
4.86 (7 Reviews)
Nat 15 October 2020
"Reshma was terrific, she was incredibly patient with some novice chefs on our screens (we had 6 total screens). She did a great job interacting with each of us, sharing insight about the food but also shared about her culture."
Darryl Hebbes ( Mirjam Wolf ) 17 August 2020
"Reshma was fun and informative, she was always patient"
Deborah Denny 28 July 2020
"Reshma is a wonderful cook - she made the process of preparing butter chicken and naan easy to follow. We had several family members online - it was a great way to get together during Covid 19! Lots of fun - I'd highly recommend her class"
Lindsay 28 July 2020
"This class was fantastic! Reshma provided easy to follow instructions, provided insights into the ingredients and flavors and we made a delicious meal! Really fun way to pull together family members living all over right now. Even my 5-year-old nephew was engaged!"
Ryan Denny 28 July 2020
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Martha 25 June 2020
"First of all, this is only 4 stars instead of 5 because I am still sad we can't be taking these classes in person. The online format is the best it can be, but how I wish the world was open and I could have been there in Mumbai with Reshma! However, as an online experience, it was great! Reshma was friendly and fun and very patient with us. We went way over time, but Reshma never seemed to be rushing us even though it was late at night in India. Thank you for that expansive sense of time! Her instruction was perfect, the dishes were great, and it gave my family a great way to spend time together from 3 different states."
Katy 15 June 2020
"Reshma helped us create a truly amazing butter chicken and naan dinner and we have made the meal twice since : ) We've always wanted to try it but felt intimidated by recipes online, so it was awesome having this chance to be guided through the process by an expert. Reshma was super kind and easy to connect with. I was nervous about getting the time set up correctly from the US to India, but it was a very easy process to finding a time that worked for all. Would definitely try the Traveling Spoon again and have recommended to several friends who enjoy cooking and traveling."
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HOW IT WORKS
  • Submit a request and get connected with your host
  • Pay invoice sent to your email and receive confirmation details and class link
  • Meet your host online at your agreed time for your private cooking lesson!
  • Free cancellation up to 48 hours before event