Online Cook Along: Vegan Indian Street Food

Oct 09 2020 18:00 - 20:00

Join plant based chef, Sareta Puri, for a whistle-stop tour of Indian street food to learn how to make healthier versions of classic dishes inspired by her Indian heritage and travels across India.

The class will include:

  • Learn to make spicy Tandoori Cauliflower and tangy grilled Street Corn
  • How to make a classic Indian dough to make your own roti breads which can also be used to make samosas and parathas
  • Learn how to whip up a zesty coriander chutney
  • Make a classic creamy mango Lassi
  • An overview of regional street food dishes including differences between north and south Indian cuisine
  • A chance to ask Sareta questions
  • Recipe handout

All levels of spice preference will be catered for. For ingredients and equipment needed see below...

About Sareta

Sareta Puri is a Scottish-Indian plant based chef who learned how to cook as a child from her chef father and has been mainly self-taught since. Sareta became a chef through hosting supper clubs and has expanded her repertoire to include street food, retreat catering and private catering, as well as recipe development and food writing. Sareta is passionate about creating positive experiences through food and teaches for a range of community-based organisations including Made in Hackney, Life After Hummus and People's Kitchen.

Fee: £20 (£10 concession).  All funds raised go towards our community meal service providing free nutritious, tasty meals to households who need them during these challenging times. 

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Tandoori cauliflower (serves 2-4)

  • 1 medium cauliflower, c.250g (you can sub this for your veg of choice, or even tofu or tempeh!)
  • 100g dairy-free yoghurt
  • 0.5 lemon, juiced (or 2 tablespoons lemon juice)
  • 1 clove of garlic (or 0.5 teaspoon garlic powder)
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 0.5 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 0.5 teaspoon paprika
  • 0.25 teaspoon turmeric
  • 0.25 chilli powder (or flakes) - option
  • Pinch of salt

Street Corn (serves 2)

  •  2 corn on the cobs
  • 2 tablespoons vegan butter or margarine
  • 0.5 lime
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 0.5 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 0.25 teaspoon chilli powder or flakes (optional)
  • Pinch of coriander leaves (optional)
  • Pinch of salt

Aloo Paratha dough (makes 4)

  • 100g chapati flour (atta) or wholemeal flour (or plain flour)
  • 60-75ml warm water
  • 15ml vegetable oil
  • 0.25 teaspoon salt 
  • 100g potatoes (you will need to boil these in advance)
  • Garlic 
  • Ginger 
  • Turmeric 
  • Red chilli powder (optional) 
  • Ground coriander 
  • Ground cumin  
  • Salt

Mango Lassi (Serves 2)

  • 250g dairy-free yoghurt
  • 250g tinned mango pulp
  • 100ml plant based milk
  • 0.5 lime, juiced + wedge to serve
  • Pinch of salt (optional).
  • Handful of ice (optional)


  • Scales
  • 2 x Medium mixing bowls or container
  • Chopping board
  • Knife
  • Mixing spoon
  • Teaspoon
  • Tablespoon
  • Baking tray
  • Baking paper (optional) 
  • Spoons
  • Rolling pin
  • Non-stick pan or tawa 
  • Blender 
  • Glasses to serve lassi

Refunds: we require a minimum of 24 hours' notice for any cancellations or transfers once you have booked onto a class.

For information: / 020 8442 4266

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Community Cookery School and charity running vegan cooking classes, supper clubs and events. All proceeds raised goes towards FREE community classes for groups in need across London.