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Hands-On

Vegetarian Indian Street Food

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Friday, August 12

6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

In this hands on class, you will explore the wonderful world of diverse and delicious vegetarian Indian street foods. Chef Rich LaMarita will teach you a variety of culinary techniques using some exotic and some familiar ingredients to make croquettes, savory pancakes, paneer [homemade cheese], chaat salads and frankies. This class is sure to spice up your cooking repertoire. w

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Dishes We'll Cover

Urad Dahl Bondas — Croquettes with Dahl & Coconut
Roast Chickpeas with Chili, Coconut and Mango
Vegetable Chaat Salad with Tamarind Chutney & Sev (Besan Flour Noodles)
Aloo Chaat (Indian Potato Salad)
Onion and Tomato Uttapam
Vegetable Bhaji — Quick Curry
Potato and Paneer Frankie (Indian Wrap)
Vegan Sheema (Sweet Semolina Cake)

About the Instructor

Richard LaMarita is a graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education and has been a Chef Instructor since 1986. He has worked in many popular restaurants in NYC, including Tabla. He has been practicing and studying Ayurveda for 30 years. He holds a Master's Degree from Maharishi Vedic University and has worked with accomplished Ayurvedic masters such as Maharishi Mahesh Yogi and Dr. B.D. TriGuna. He has led seminars on Ayurveda, Diet and Nutrition, Cooking, Yoga, and Meditation throughout the US, in Europe, and in Asia. Presently, he works as a private chef, and is a Chef Instructor at NGI.

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