Recorded Online Cookery Class - Vegan Punjabi Cuisine  

Vegan Punjabi Cuisine  

Date and Time

Sunday 14th November 2021

6:00pm - 8:00pm


Fee*: £15 Standard / £7.50  Concessions**/ £3 Unwaged All proceeds help fund our community meal service which continues to provide free nutritious, tasty meals to households struggling to access food


Zoom, details to be provided via email (usually the day before the class). Check your junk mail if need be!

This a past event and is no longer avaliable.
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The Event

Mother and daughter duo and passionate cooks, Aman and Sandeep of @wearetnk will show you how to make Punjabi dishes, including authentic recipes that have been passed down from generations in their family, and sharing plenty of tips and tricks for cooking with a range of Indian spices along the way...

This live interactive class will include:

  • How to make hearty stuffed flatbreads called aloo pronte (known in Hindi as parathas)
  • How to make a delicious nourishing chickpea-based curry called chole ( known in Hindi as chana masala)
  • Make a refreshing plant-based Mango & Coconut lassi
  • Tips on cooking with Indian spices
  • Tips on different pronte and curry combinations
  • Opportunity to ask Aman and Sandeep questions
  • Recipe handout

For ingredients and equipment needed see below

About Aman and Sandeep

Mother and daughter duo, Aman and her mum Sandeep, are experienced cooks and specialists in Indian cooking. They have a passion for sharing the diverse authentic dishes and styles of cooking across India, as well as the stories behind this flavour-packed cuisine. To see more recipes and food stories by Aman and Sandeep find them on Facebook and Instagram @wearetnk or visit their website for more about their Punjabi heritage and for more easy Indian recipes!


Chole aka Chana masala 

Serves: 2 

  • 400g can large chickpeas
  • 70g chopped tinned tomatoes
  • 50ml boiling water
  • ½ medium white onion
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 3x2cm ginger
  • 1 handful fresh coriander
  • ½ fresh green chilli
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon garam masala
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • ¼ lemon

Aloo pronte aka paratha 

Serves: 2 

  • 150g wholemeal spelt flour or any chapati flour
  • 50 - 60ml water
  • 1 medium potato
  • 2-3 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ deseeded green chilli
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon garam masala

Mango & Coconut Lassi

Serves 2

  • 350g coconut yoghurt
  • 250g frozen mango chunks
  • 200ml cold water
  • 3-4 pistachio nuts – optional
  • Maple syrup to taste – optional


  • 2 pots
  • Frying pan / Indian thava
  • Teaspoons and tablespoons
  • Serving plates and spoons
  • Mixing bowl
  • Spatulas
  • Sieve
  • Cooking knives
  • Rolling pin
  • Peeler
  • Grater
  • Potato masher
  • Measuring jug
  • Mortar and pestle (optional)

Fee*: £15 Standard / £7.50  Concessions**/ £3 Unwaged 

*All proceeds help fund our community meal service which has become a critical food support service delivering 70,000 free nutritious, tasty meals per year to households struggling to access food, and is needed now more than ever by our community.

**Concessionary rate available for students, pensioners and low waged

If you are able to donate to our crowdfunder please visit

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Refunds: we require a minimum of 24 hours' notice for any cancellations or transfers once you have booked onto a class.

For information: / 020 8442 4266

Location: Zoom, details to be provided via email (usually the day before the class). Check your junk mail if need be!

Allergen Alert
Made In Hackney uses cereals containing gluten namely: wheat (spelt and khorasan wheat), rye, barley, oats; peanuts; all other nuts; sesame; all other seeds; soybeans; celery and celeriac; mustard; sulphur dioxide/sulphites; lupin; tomatoes and other allergens in it's classes. Our food is freshly prepared in our busy cookery school kitchen that handles allergens, so we cannot guarantee that our food and drinks are allergen-free. Even in classes where these ingredients are not being used, they will be on site in our store rooms and our equipment will have previously come into contact with them. Participants attend at their own risk.