3-hour Private Cooking Lesson and Meal in a Local Agra Home
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from $64.00
the low down
During an in-home, authentic cooking lesson and meal, Nidhi will introduce you to the delicious flavors of Uttar Pradesh, the regional cuisine she grew up eating. Join Nidhi in her 100-year-old, traditional home for a hands-on cooking demonstration in her kitchen. She will demonstrate how to prepare 2-3 dishes before you sit at the dining table to enjoy the meal together. Experience a traditional meal while learning about cultural and culinary heritage in India from a local!
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • Agra, India , India
  • 3 hours
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what to expect

Nidhi lives with her husband, in-laws and children in their ancestral home on the centrally located MG Road in a lovely neighborhood. Her children are the seventh generation to live in the home and every corner of the house has a story to tell. The beautiful structure, furniture and décor instantly transports you to another era.

Deeply rooted in local customs and traditions, Nidhi and her family partake in the ancient ritual of offering the first serving of a meal to God and have separate stoves for vegetarian and non-vegetarian cooking. Join Nidhi in her traditional kitchen for an authentic cooking demonstration.

Nidhi will introduce you to the food and flavors of Uttar Pradesh with some of her favorite recipes. She will demonstrate how to prepare 2-3 dishes such as dal tadka (lentils) and roti (flatbread) or a paneer gravy (fresh cheese), depending on the menu for that day. You might also get to try slow-cooked north Indian dishes such as baingan ka bharta (seasoned eggplant roast), methi aloo (fenugreek with potatoes), egg curry, kali mirch chicken (black pepper chicken) and gajar mattar (stir-fried peas and carrots). Enjoy the delicious meal and experience India from a local's perspective.

Please note, this is not a professional cooking class, rather this experience is a visit into an authentic, local home to meet a local person and share the culture and cuisine together.

inclusions and exclusions

  • Lunch or Dinner
  • Bottled water
  • Local host
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Concludes at your host's home
  • Vegetarian meal option available
  • Lunch included
  • Family friendly
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • A maximum of 10 people per booking
cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.