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Summary Indian Cookery with Angela Malik

Join Leiths alumna, Indian cookery expert and Radio 4 regular Angela Malik to discover the secrets of Indian hospitality.

In this exciting new hands-on class, you'll make classic dishes that can be shared and enjoyed, using authentic ingredients and traditional techniques to create something really special.

Referring to her map of India, Angela will talk you through notable regional specialties. She will introduce you to the five key spices in Indian cookery and explain how to use them, and she will delve into the history of each dish as you cook.

Typical recipes may include:

  • Everyday Masala base
  • Tandoori Lamb Tikka
  • Hari Chutney (Mint and Coriander Chutney)
  • Flaky Parathas
  • Punjabi chicken curry
  • Slow cooked black dhal

Please note recipes and ingredients may vary.

Class structure

Your class will comprise of a mixture of hands on cookery and demonstrations performed by the chef who is running the session. The exact format will vary from class to class depending on the style of cuisine and, in the case of visiting chefs, their individual teaching style.

Unless otherwise stated, you will be eating the food that you have cooked during your class for dinner, usually with wine or elderflower cordial around a communal table. If your class does not involve cooking lunch you will enjoy delicious sharing platters prepared by the school.

Allergies and dietary restrictions

Please call the school to discuss any relevant allergies with a member of staff. You can read our full policy on allergies and dietary restrictions here.

Practical info Indian Cookery with Angela Malik

What is included:

  • Refreshments on arrival
  • A recipe booklet
  • All ingredients provided and weighed out for you in advance
  • Lunch of your own making or sharing platters prepared by the school, both with Louis Latour wines
  • We do the washing up!

What you need to bring:

  • Flat soled shoes
  • Long trousers and a long sleeved top are advisable

Allergies and dietary restrictions:

We are happy to make adjustments where possible. Some classes are however unsuitable for people with particular intolerances – where the menu would need to be completely different. We need 10 days' notice to be able to properly check the class and adjust the order accordingly. Please read our full policy on allergies and dietary restrictions here.

Angela Malik

Angela Malik

Former Leiths Diploma student Angela Malik has established herself as a successful teacher. She is known for combining exciting flavours with fantastic, seasonal British ingredients and is a recognised expert of Asian food.  

Angela has appeared as a regular panellist on BBC Radio 4 the Kitchen Cabinet and on shows such as C4 Sunday Brunch, ITV This Morning and Kirstie Allsop’s Perfect Christmas.

* All prices correct at time of publishing. Please note that prices are likely to change at the end of each financial year (April).


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