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Learn to cook a South Indian meal in Chennai provided by Five Senses Tours

Learn to cook a South Indian meal in Chennai

Learn to cook a South Indian meal in Chennai
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Duration:
4h
Taking Covid-19 safety measures
Hotel pickup offered
Near public transportation
Ticket type:
Mobile
Free cancellation
  • Duration:
    4h
  • Taking Covid-19 safety measures
  • Hotel pickup offered
  • Near public transportation
  • Ticket type:
    Mobile
  • Free cancellation
About
This is a cooking tour where you will visit a traditional cook in her home in Chennai to experience authentic south Indian cooking. The lady of the house will explain to you about the south Indian cuisine and its unique ingredients. This will be followed by a cooking demonstration session. Guests will be encouraged to participate in the cooking process as well as guided by our cook.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
What to expect
Know before you go
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
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Call the number below and use the product code: 18983P63
Important information
Inclusions
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Guide
  • Entry/Admission - Chennai (Madras)
Exclusions
  • Drinks
Duration
4h
Departure details
  • Traveler pickup is offered.
  • All hotels in chennai
  • Ports:
  • Port of Chennai, 1, Rajaji Rd, Chennai Port Trust, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600001, India
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Vegetarian meals will be cooked
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Let us know of any food allergies in advance
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Guide
  • Entry/Admission - Chennai (Madras)
Exclusions
  • Drinks
Departure details
  • Traveler pickup is offered.
  • All hotels in chennai
  • Ports:
  • Port of Chennai, 1, Rajaji Rd, Chennai Port Trust, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600001, India
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
4h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Vegetarian meals will be cooked
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Let us know of any food allergies in advance
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Face masks provided for travelers
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • 1
    Porur Corporation Park
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
    Our tour guide will pick you from the Hotel and take you to the house of a traditional cook in Chennai. The cook will give you a quick introduction to the south Indian cuisine, its specialties and the ingredients that make up this sensorial delight. She will take you shopping to a local store for purchasing the ingredients. An important shopping item is the banana leaf which is the traditional plate on which the meal is eaten. The menu for the day will be the south Indian meal which will be vegetarian and will consist of a plate meal with rice, sambar, rasam, vegetables, vada, sweet and pappad. What follows is a cooking demonstration session. Guests will be encouraged to participate in the cooking process as well as guided by our cook. Guests will be served the cooked meals for Lunch.
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  • You'll return to the starting point
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James G
Michigan City, IN8 contributions
Jun 2021
As outdoor sites were shut i decided to do the cooking tour in Chennai. It was a very enjoyable and fulfilling day. We were taught the nuances of cooking the wonderful spread of a Tamil meal. We had a patient host who was the chef and brought us home and taught us the tricks in her kitchen. I learnt how to make vegetables in Tamil style, rasam, sambar, cook rice and fry papad. We ended with the typical curd rice. A memorable day for sure. The recipe is going to serve me well for years to come!
All covid protocols were followed. We were provided masks as well as sanitizers. Distance was maintained. Highly recommended.
Written June 27, 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

SamWoodward
Seattle127 contributions
Jan 2020
Our 5 Senses guide, Kannan, invited us to his aunt's house for a dosa cooking class. It was intimate, fun and the meal at the end was delicious. Don't miss this opportunity if you have the time!
Written February 25, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Thanks so much for taking time out for this review. It was our pleasure organizing the Dosa cooking session and i am delighted you both enjoyed this and were able to take away some secret tips and recipes!
Written February 26, 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
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