The ArtsCenter Photoblog

September 22, 2009

ArtSchool Class: Indian Cooking

Filed under: ArtSchool — Tags: , , , , , , , , , — Lisa Pepin @ 9:26 pm

I got to go to Rani Imandi’s Indian Cooking class tonight at the Century Center! The group made dosa, a south Indian dish, with sambaar (a soup), coconut chutney, potato curry, lemon rice, idli (a cake made with dal) and rice pudding. It was delicious!

–Lisa

Students cook their dinner dishes in small groups.

Students cook their dinner dishes in small groups.

Ingredients sit on a countertop before the cooking begins.

Ingredients sit on a countertop before the cooking begins.

A student chops up an onion to make potato curry.

A student chops up an onion to make potato curry.

Marie Joe Saunders puts stirs the ingredients for coconut chutney in a blender.

Marie Joe Saunders puts stirs the ingredients for coconut chutney in a blender.

Kourtney Davis, Rachel DiSantostefano and Melissa Bailey share a laugh while they wait for their potatoes to cook while making potato curry.

Kourtney Davis, Rachel DiSantostefano and Melissa Bailey share a laugh while they wait for their potatoes to cook while making potato curry.

Onions and spices for potato curry cook in a pan.

Onions and spices for potato curry cook in a pan.

Mary Jacques and Shannon Gigliotti add ingredients from a mortar and pestle into their rice pudding.

Mary Jacques and Shannon Gigliotti add an ingredient to their rice pudding.

Students and teacher Rani Imandi, center, cook a south Indian dinner.

Students and teacher Rani Imandi, center, cook a south Indian dinner.

Indian dishes sit in their pans right before students dug in. From left: dosa, flat wide and pancake-like; rice pudding with nuts; potato curry that will be rolled in the dosa.

Indian dishes sit in their pans right before students dug in. From left: dosa, flat wide and pancake-like; rice pudding with nuts; potato curry that will be rolled in the dosa.

Rani Imandi folds up the sides of a dosa around a potato curry filling.

Rani Imandi folds up the sides of a dosa around a potato curry filling.

Carolyn Sartor smiles with a bite of rice pudding.

Carolyn Sartor smiles with a bite of rice pudding.

Mary Jacques readies a bite of dosa frm her plate full of south Indian food.

Mary Jacques readies a bite of dosa frm her plate full of south Indian food.

Skip Ryan takes a bite of her Indian food!

Skip Ryan takes a bite of her Indian food!

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1 Comment »

  1. Hello, I’m Lulu Qiu. I want to use one of your photos in your photostream. I’m an international journalism student in the University of Central Lancashire. May I have your permission?

    Comment by Miclu Chiu — March 2, 2012 @ 12:14 pm


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