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Learn the Art of Temple Cuisine with a Local in Chennai

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    What to Expect
    Meet your host Vimala at her beautiful home in Porur, Chennai and enjoy a refreshing drink called Panagham - A traditional refreshing drink made with jaggery, lemon, dry ginger powder served during festivals (lord Rama's birthday or last day of Navratri) in temples of Tamil Nadu.
    Post that Vimala will show you how to cook the temple cuisine, also known as Prasad or Prasadam. ’Prasad" literally means a gracious gift. It denotes anything, typically food, that is first offered to a deity and then distributed in his or her name to their followers or others as a good sign. Home-chef Vimala will give you a taste of some of the most delicious and pure prasadam spread offered in various temples of South India. 
    Roll up your sleeves and get ready to learn something exciting from your host Vimala. There is nothing better than enjoying the fruits of your labour and getting to know some secrets to cooking the best temple food and local Chennai favourites like medhu bonda, dosa, ven pongal and filter coffee.
    The entire experience at Vimala’s home can last for about 2-4 hours.
    Please note: This is not a professional cooking class. This is an unique opportunity to interact with a local and learn some tips and tricks of Indian cooking and enjoy a lovely home-cooked meal over great conversions.
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    Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

    If you want an authentic peak into temple food and how it is traditionally prepared, book this. It is delightful! You can help as much or little as desired in the kitchen and enjoy everything delicious at the table. I arrived during Pongal Festival and...More

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    AuthenticookIndia, Manager at Authenticook, responded to this reviewResponded January 29, 2019

    Hey Georgiaput, Thank you for taking the time out to share your feedback & experience. We are glad you had an amazing time with your Host. Do spread the Authenticook cheer and looking forward to hosting you again!! Thanks, Team Authenticook.

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