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Address: Cliff Lounge Guesthouse | behind Chill Out, Varkala, India
Phone Number: +91 98956 33896
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A must do in Varkala

Spend a few hours with creative and chilled Khan- such a fun easy going experience. You will fall in love with Indian food even more!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 December 2014
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Moscow, Russia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately classes are no more given by Khan. You will be given explanations how to cook some indian dishes,a practical demonstration (it was just a show-cooking, not the expected cooking class): you won't be able to try yourself. You won't get a proper dinner as agreed, but you wiĺl be left in the kitchen with a disposable dish on your... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2014 via mobile

Spend a few hours with creative and chilled Khan- such a fun easy going experience. You will fall in love with Indian food even more!

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2014

Kahn is super knowledgeable and a great teacher. His class was really fun and made it easy to learn. He let us choose whatever we wanted to make, and offered a few suggestions himself. Super excited to recreate this dishes at home. One of my favorite experiences in India!!

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2014

Chef Khan is a great teacher in the arts of north and south indian food. I took his cooking class when it was still in Cliff Lounge Guesthouse. It has now moved to his restaurant and homestay Secret garden that is situated next to Akhil. In class I learned how to make my favourite bread Parotha and different currys. I... More 

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Lund, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2014 via mobile

We took a class with our two kids, 8 and 10, and we all enjoyed the session. Learned a lot in a relaxing way which finished with a tasty lunch in the beautiful garden.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2013

If you head to southern India and would like to learn how to make some of your favourite dishes, look no further than Khans Cooking Class in Varkala. Not only will you get the chance to learn some of the Indian cooking secrets, you will also get to meet one of the nicest, friendliest and humble guys. I now call... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2013

Khan is an artist when it comes to cooking! And an excellent teacher too! The best thing is that he teaches you anything you want to learn, keralan dishes are his bests Without a doubt. You get to actually cook with him (you won't just sit scribbling notes), learn from his personal touch which he puts in every dish (not... More 

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San Diego
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2013

My friend and I took Khan's cooking class and after that wanted to eat his food every day! It was the best meal in Kerala and now we know how to make everything! We learned how to make fresh coconut milk and the best parota ever. Ever. Can't wait to go home and repeat the meal for family and friends!... More 

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Glastonbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2013

The lovely laid back Mr Khan taught me some great Kerala dishes which I will definitely have a go at. The class is not expensive and takes at least a couple of hours. After you've done the class - you get to eat the food! Kerala cookery uses a lot of fresh coconut, I wonder if these dishes will taste... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2013

We came across khans cooking class through his friend. We were drinking in the moon dance bar and asked about a cooking class so he took us to meet khan. We were pleasantly surprised to meet khan, a young man with tons of cooking experience from all over the world not just Kerala. Khan asked us what we wanted to... More 

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