Live Online Cookery Class - Vegan Indian Brunch

Vegan Indian Brunch

Date and Time

Saturday 26th February 2022

10:00am - 12:00pm


Fee*: £20 (£10 Concessions**/ £5 Unwaged)    All proceeds help fund our community meal service which continues to provide free nutritious, tasty meals to households struggling to access food. 


The class will be held on Zoom. Zoom details will be provided in your booking confirmation email and in a reminder the day before the class, together with your recipe handout, in an email titled 'REMINDER & IMPORTANT INFO: Your Made In Hackney online class'.

If you have not received the reminder email by 4pm the day before the class please contact us at classes@madeinhackney.orgDo check your junk mail first!

This a past event and is no longer avaliable.
Please see our calendar for upcoming events.

The Event

Husband & wife duo and passionate cooks, Sandeep and Arvinder of @wearetnk will show you how to make an Indian brunch bursting with flavour, sharing plenty of tips and tricks for cooking with a range of Indian spices...

This class will include:

  • How to make Bombay aloo (spicy potatoes), delicately flavoured with mustard seeds
  • Learn to make the perfect tofu scramble with a few fiery notes
  • Give your baked beans a makeover by learning to make healthier masala beans
  • How to make wonderfully warming and health-boosting masala chai
  • Opportunity to ask Aman and Sandeep questions
  • Recipe handout
  • If you live in the delivery area for local surplus organisation Streetbox you can get your veggie ingredients and some extras delivered for free! Scroll down for more details*

For ingredients and equipment needed see below

About the chefs: Sandeep and Arvinder

Sandeep and Arvinder are the mum and dad of family-run Indian cookery school The Nourish Kitchen. By cooking with them you can not only expect flavour packed authentic recipes, but also the stories behind the recipes that have been passed down the generations of their family!

You can find these passionate cooks on Instagram: @wearetnk


If you live in local surplus organisation Streetbox's delivery postcodes listed below and book by 5pm the Wed before the class, you can get your veggies and some extra veggie goodies delivered for free. You will need to book using the promo code 'STREETBOX' on the Billetto booking page and you will be prompted to supply your full address, contact number and a safe place when booking your ticket. Please note you will need to source all other ingredients yourself.

You must live in Streetbox's delivery postcodes: EC1, EC2, E1, E2, E3, E5, E8, E9, E10, E11, E15, E17, E18, E20, EN4, N1, N2, N3, N4, N5, N6, N7, N8, N9, N10, N11, N12, N13, N14, N15, N16, N17, N18, N19, N20, N21, N22, NW1, NW3, NW5

Fee*: £20 Standard / £10 Concessions**/ £5 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. By supporting our fundraising programme you have an opportunity to learn new skills, support a worthy cause, and enjoy delicious food!

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

Refunds: we require a minimum of 7 days' notice for any cancellations or transfers once you have booked onto a class.

For information: / 020 8442 4266


Have your ingredients ready, weighed out and chopped where necessary before the class starts to help you keep pace with the session and feel more relaxed. 
We also recommend printing out your handout or having it available to view on a separate device if possible.

Masala chai (serves 2)

  • 2 black English tea bags
  • 100-150 ml oat milk
  • 2 mugs boiling water
  • 2 cardamom pods
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • Sugar or maple syrup to sweeten to taste

Tofu scramble (serves 2)

  • 1 medium bell pepper - we love red ones!
  • 150g plain tofu block (we recommend the brand Tofoo as it is already drained and pressed)
  • 1/2 fresh green chilli
  • 1/2 medium white onion
  • 1 handful coriander leaves
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 6-8 cashew nuts - optional
  • 2 tablespoon preferred cooking oil (eg vegetable, rapeseed)

Bombay aloo (serves 2)

  • 2 medium sized potatoes
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • ½ teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 3-4 tablespoon oil

Masala beans (serves 2)

  • 1/2 fresh green chilli 
  • 1/2 medium white onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 415g can baked beans in tomato sauce (ideally a low sugar or wholefood brand)
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • small handful fresh coriander leaves


  • 1 saucepan
  • 1 frying pan
  • 1 frying pan with lid
  • Chopping board
  • Knife
  • Can opener
  • Spatulas
  • Peeler
  • Small sieve
  • Measuring jug
  • Serving plates

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.