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South Indian Culinary Experience with Local Host Family

Highlights
  • Pick out ingredients from a local market

  • Learn how to cook a three-course South Indian meal

  • Sit down to lunch with your hosts

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South Indian Culinary Experience with Local Host Family
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South Indian Culinary Experience with Local Host Family
From $25.40
Overview

South India has a fantastic culinary tradition all its own, and with this cooking class, held in the kitchen of a local family, you'll learn how to cook a three-course meal yourself! Your host will take you to a local market where you'll select the ingredients you'll use before bringing them back to their home where you'll whip up three fabulous courses. After class, you'll all sit down to enjoy your creation!

What to Expect

What are you doing for lunch today? How do you like the idea of having the local cuisine with a family at the comfort of their place?

Get to the host’s kitchen. Cook together, get your hands dirty and not their kitchen! Relish the meal together.

Join this 2.5 hour tour for a truly memorable experience in Mysore.Learn how to cook an authentic 3-course South Indian meal at your host family's kitchen. End your time together by enjoying your creation and sharing this meal together with your host family. 
Join this 2.5 hour tour for a truly memorable experience in Mysore.Learn how to cook an authentic 3-course South Indian meal at your host family's kitchen. End your time together by enjoying your creation and sharing this meal together with your host family.

Reviews (11)
1 - 5 of 11 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cooking experience

This was a great chance to meet with locals and experience a meal in their home. The food was very good. And Kainath was very helpful.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LosAltos45
kainathj, Tour lead at Gully Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey thank you so much for the review. It was a pleasure hosting you. Hope to cross paths again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Market, cooking, eating

What a great experience! First we went to the local market where we bought all the ingredients for the dinner we would be preparing. However, the best part was not only having a chance to buy the food, but spending extended time in the local...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SoAmertransplant
Abidahusna, Tour lead at Gully Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, Am glad you enjoyed the whole experience of shopping, cooking and meeting the family. We too enjoyed hosting and sharing a meal with you. Thank you for the review:) Cheers, Aabi

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Culinary experience

What an amazing experience! So much fun to shop in the market and then go to a local home and help prepare the meal! Highly recommend

Thank michaelcF4468YX
Abidahusna, Tour lead at Gully Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Michael, Thank you for the review and am glad that you had such a fun experience with us. We equally enjoyed hosting you:) Cheers, Aabi

Reviewed April 23, 2018
The highlight of the walking tour was to help prepare a wonderful meal in the home of our tour leader and her mother.

Kainath Junaidi and her mom graciously received us into their modest home and directed us in a wonderful hands-on cooking experience. The atmosphere was comfortable and joyous. Kainath also guided us through the market before the meal to purchase some needed spices and vegetable. Following...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank blaramee802
kainath j, Tour lead at Gully Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2018

Hey Bill, Thankyou so much for this lovely review. I had an amazing time with you all hosting the culinary. Would love to host you again. Regards, Kainath junaidi

Reviewed April 10, 2018
Unique local flavor

Our charming guide Abbai led us through the market in Mysore to purchase ingredients for our dinner. She showed us the many foods, spices, and flowers of the market which inspired some of my best photos. Our kind and patient hostess allowed us to "help"...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank janetshglass
Abidahusna, Tour lead at Gully Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2018

Hello Janet, I too had a great time with you:) Am glad you enjoyed the tour as much as I did. Thank you for taking out time to leave a review. Cheers, Abida

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