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What are you doing for lunch today? How do you like the idea of having the local cuisine with a family at the comfort of their place?

Get to the host’s kitchen. Cook together, get your hands dirty and not their kitchen! Relish the meal together.

Join this 2.5 hour tour for a truly memorable experience in Mysore.Learn how to cook an authentic 3-course South Indian meal at your host family's kitchen. End your time together by enjoying your creation and sharing this meal together with your host family. 
Join this 2.5 hour tour for a truly memorable experience in Mysore.Learn how to cook an authentic 3-course South Indian meal at your host family's kitchen. End your time together by enjoying your creation and sharing this meal together with your host family.

Locations visited
Devaraja Market
Royal Mysore Walks
Overview

South India has a fantastic culinary tradition all its own, and with this cooking class, held in the kitchen of a local family, you'll learn how to cook a three-course meal yourself! Your host will take you to a local market where you'll select the ingredients you'll use before bringing them back to their home where you'll whip up three fabulous courses. After class, you'll all sit down to enjoy your creation!

Highlights
  • Pick out ingredients from a local market

  • Learn how to cook a three-course South Indian meal

  • Sit down to lunch with your hosts

  • Your host will send you a recipe book

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Reviewed 23 April 2018
The highlight of the walking tour was to help prepare a wonderful meal in the home of our tour leader and her mother.

Kainath Junaidi and her mom graciously received us into their modest home and directed us in a wonderful hands-on cooking experience. The atmosphere was comfortable and joyous. Kainath also guided us through the market before the meal to purchase some needed spices and vegetable. Following...More

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kainath j, Tour lead at Royal Mysore Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Hey Bill, Thankyou so much for this lovely review. I had an amazing time with you all hosting the culinary. Would love to host you again. Regards, Kainath junaidi

Reviewed 10 April 2018
Unique local flavor

Our charming guide Abbai led us through the market in Mysore to purchase ingredients for our dinner. She showed us the many foods, spices, and flowers of the market which inspired some of my best photos. Our kind and patient hostess allowed us to "help"...More

Thank janetshglass
Abidahusna, Tour lead at Royal Mysore Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Hello Janet, I too had a great time with you:) Am glad you enjoyed the tour as much as I did. Thank you for taking out time to leave a review. Cheers, Abida

Reviewed 1 April 2018
South Indian vegetarian cuisine at its best!

The adventure started with a visit to the Davaraja Market in Mysuru. With the help of Sachin who seemed to know every vendor there, our group of six Road Scholars selected and purchased ingredients for our meal. Groceries in hand, we arrived at the home...More

Thank Cyn0418
SP_Sachin, Tour lead at Royal Mysore Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Thanks for the fabulous review,I too had a great time with you guys,my mom too enjoyed it a lot.Hope to host you guys again-Sachin

Reviewed 5 March 2018
A very enjoyable experience

Very hospitable hosts. Wide variety of dishes prepared and taught. Enjoyed every minute of it. Time well spent. Will heartily recommend it to others as well :)

Thank kaustuba v
ZebaMehboob, Operations associate/Tour lead at Royal Mysore Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Hi Kaustuba. Thanks for the wonderful feedback. We had a great time cooking with you and Maria, it was really fun. I hope you guys find the recipe book helpful. We would love to have you guys again with us!

Reviewed 23 February 2018
Royal Mysore Walks

Our energetic guide, Abbai led us thru the colorful market to purchase ingredients for our dinner. After a crazy and fun Tuk Tuk ride we arrived at a private home where we helped to prepare a traditional Indian meal. As we ate, we enjoyed enlightening...More

Thank Carol K
Abidahusna, Tour lead at Royal Mysore Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2018

Hello Carol, Thank you for the review:) Am glad to hear that you had a wonderful time with us. We had an equally good time with you guys. Cheers, Aabi

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