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Traditional Tamil Brahmin Vegetarian Cooking Lesson with a Local in Her Home provided by Traveling Spoon

Traditional Tamil Brahmin Vegetarian Cooking Lesson with a Local in Her Home

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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 04/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 04/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Important Information
Departure Point
Chennai (Madras), Chennai (Madras), Chennai District, Tamil Nadu
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Private cooking lesson and homecooked meal with your host Sundari
  • Non-alcoholic beverages
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Menu may vary depending on the season
  • If any travelers in your party have any allergies, dietary restrictions or cooking preferences please advise at time of booking
  • Private, personalized experience
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 3 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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Maja K wrote a review Feb 2020
1 contribution
Sundari is a lovely woman and a excellent teacher! It was so much fun to be at her place. She was very flexibel at her schedule. Course booking was very easily and communicaton fast. So we can highly recommend this cooking experience. Martin & Maja
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Date of experience: February 2020
DSLSantaMonica wrote a review Feb 2020
Los Angeles, California8 contributions1 helpful vote
Sundari was a gracious host for our group (3 adults and 1 nine year old). We enjoyed learning some about the food and culture of this area. And the food was delicious! She is very open to personalizing the menu to your taste as well. We then enjoyed seeing a local produce
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Joseph F wrote a review Jan 2020
4 contributions
Incredible experience where Sundari walked us through various techniques of both the north and the south. She was flexible in catering the lesson to what we were interested in and going into details on techniques we were unfamiliar with. Highly recommend if you have time in
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Date of experience: January 2020
Donato wrote a review Jan 2020
23 contributions
I give 5 stars because it was not just an unforgettable experience but I had the chance to meet such amazing human beings like Sundari and his husband. So nice, kind and warm. Before I start I just want to mention that it was so good and delicious that I went twice in 10 days. I
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Date of experience: December 2019
Shane M wrote a review Jul 2019
2 contributions
Sundari exceeded my expectations of this lesson. She was helpful, talkative, open to ideas, explained each step in the cooking process perfectly and answered all questions I had. She is obviously an expert in what she does and a great teacher. I will definitely book another
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Date of experience: July 2019
About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

By: Traveling Spoon
Cooking Demo/Dinner & Shopping
What fun ! After a few minutes we felt like we were in a relatives home. Sundari made us feel welcome and comfortab
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A fantastic insight in to south Indian life, culture and food with the wonderful Kamala
Our experience with Kamala started with her collecting us from our hotel in Chennai which was a lovely touch of hos
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Fantastic cooking experience with Jyashree
Booked last minute but Jyashree was so accommodating. The hospitality shown by herself and very clever family was l
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AMAZING class with Srividya and incredible service from Traveling Spoon
My mother and I were desperate to take a cooking class before we left India, especially as our last plan fell throu
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Amazing in every way!
Jyrashee was amazing. I felt like an honored guest in her wonderful home. I was offered coffee and a snack while we
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Great cooking experience
Five friends travelling around India. We spent a magical evening with Sundar and her husband Krishna. A very laid b
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Sambhar and dhosas!
I was able to meet with Tara who showed me at her home how to make Sambhar, dhosas, a lentil and vegetable dish and
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South Indian Vegetarian Cooking Class with Sundari Krishna
Sundari and Krishna are such wonderful welcoming people. The activity was well organized - Sundari had asked us ah
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Excellent, informative, delicious authentic cooking experience
Our lunch cooking experience with Tara was exactly what we were hoping for and exceeded our expectations. I had req
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Helen S
Excellent cooking experience
Brilliant cooking lesson and extremely welcoming host. Happily catered to our vegetarian, spicy food requirements a
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A wonderfully special experience!
A cooking experience with Jyashree is an absolute must if you are in Chennai. I enjoyed a delicious lunch of south
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James F
Wonderful experience
Sundari and her husband are incredibly welcoming and accommodating hosts. We really enjoyed spending time in their
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Richard H
Amazing Cooking Experience
Highly recommend spending the day with Sundari and getting an introduction to South Indian cuisine. Sundari is a gr
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Coziest cooking class
Sundari makes cooking South Indian food fun and exciting. She'll share with you tips that you won't get elsewhere a
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 3 days in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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