Online Cook-Along - Vegan Samosas  

Vegan Samosas  

Date and Time

Saturday 25th July 2020

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Cost

Fee: Suggested donation £20 but any donation amounts accepted. All funds raised go towards our community meal service providing free nutritious, tasty meals to households who need them during these challenging times.

Location

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

Back by popular demand, plant based chef, Sareta Puri, will show you how to make a healthier version of one of India’s popular and famous street food snacks, based on a recipe handed down to her. You'll also learn how to make two delicious dips: coriander chutney and cucumber raita, as well as a lovely cuppa Chai.

The class will include:

  • How to make healthier versions of popular Indian street food samosas
  • Discover how to make a classic Indian dough which can also be used for breads 
  • Making plant based versions of classic Indian dips: coriander chutney and cucumber raita
  • 'Chai 'n' Chat' about food traditions and culture across India
  • Recipe handout

All levels of spice preference will be catered for. See below for ingredients and equipment lists.

About Sareta

Sareta Puri is a Scottish-Indian plant based chef who learned how to cook as  a child from her chef father and has been mainly self-taught since. Sareta became a chef through hosting supper clubs and has expanded her repertoire to include street food, retreat catering and private catering, as well as recipe development and food writing. Sareta is passionate about creating positive experiences through food and teaches for a range of community-based organisations including Made in Hackney, Life After Hummus and People's Kitchen.

Fee: Suggested donation £20 but any donation amounts accepted. All funds raised go towards our community meal service providing free nutritious, tasty meals to households who need them during these challenging times.

INGREDIENTS LIST

Dough

  • 150g plain flour (ideally wholemeal, gluten free can also be used) 
  • 100ml water 
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 
  • 0.25 tsp sea salt 
  • 0.5 tsp kalonji (Nigella seeds) - optional 

Filling

  • 3 medium sized potatoes (approx 300g) 
  • 125g frozen peas 
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil + oil to brush 
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 
  • 1 teaspoon coriander seeds 
  • 1/2 green chilli 
  • 1/4 inch ginger (1 teaspoon) 
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin 
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala 
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder 
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 
  • 1/4 teaspoon hing (asafoetida)

Raita:

  • 50g soya yoghurt 
  • 1⁄4 cucumber 
  • Handful of fresh coriander (optional) 
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice 
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin 
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt

Coriander Chutney:

  • 1 cup of fresh coriander (stalks and leaves)
  • Half a lemon, juiced 
  • 1⁄2 inch ginger 
  • 1 green chilli 
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt

Chai:

  • Black tea bag - can swap for decaf or Rooibos 
  • Plant milk (oat, almond or coconut - not soy as it curdles!)
  • Fresh ginger, cinnamon sticks, cloves, green cardamon pods, black peppercorns (or whatever you can source)
  • Date syrup to sweeten (optional)

    EQUIPMENT LIST  

    • Rolling pin
    • 2 large mixing bowls
    • Pestle & mortar (or rolling pin will do)
    • Chopping board
    • Knife
    • 2 pans 
    • Baking tray + paper
    • For the coriander chutney: a blender

            Refunds: We require a minimum of 24 hours' notice for any cancellations or transfers once you have booked onto a class. Unfortunately we cannot share recordings of classes as they also feature participants and we do not have their permission.

            For information: classes@madeinhackney.org / 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.