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ONLINE EXPERIENCE

Boring Indian Curry Workshop

Singapore, SingaporePart of Airbnb Online Experiences

Online experience hosted by Dhruv

90 mins
Up to 30 people
Join from your computer, phone, or tablet
Hosted in English, Hindi

What you'll do

We'll cook a delicious Indian Curry together & I will show you how to build layers of flavour with every ingredient you throw into a pot. We will also make a delicately spiced rice dish (Pulao) to accompany the curry. Vegetarian & vegan options are available & by the end of the workshop, you would have prepared an amazing meal in your kitchen with guidance from me every step of the way! My menu changes often & features a different spectacular Indian curry every few weeks.

THIS WEEK: a mellow, coastal style coconut based curry
SOUTH-INDIAN CHICKEN / VEG KORMA with CASHEW PULAO

Once you book the experience, you will receive a list of ingredients to prep. The agenda is simple - we chat for a bit, get to know one another & then start cooking. My style is laid-back & folks are free to chat, ask questions & interact as we cook. After cooking, I will also show you how to plate up & shoot that perfect photo for your Instagram / Facebook / Tinder profile. A fun way to spend a birthday / anniversary / special occasion!

This is an excellent team building activity too, perfect for company offsites & corporate team bonding exercises.

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NOTES:
- Pricing is per person
- Instagram @madonionslicer
Other things to note
The spices I’ve listed can be found at most grocery stores or purchased online. Just get your ingredients ready before the class and we're good to go!
We'll cook a delicious Indian Curry together & I will show you how to build layers of flavour with every ingredient you throw into a pot. We will also make a delicately spiced rice dish (Pulao) to accompany the curry. Vegetarian & vegan options are available & by the end of the workshop, you would have prepared an amazing meal in your kitchen with guidance from me every step of the way! My menu changes often & features a different spectacular Ind…

How to participate

  • Join a video call
    Use Zoom to participate on your desktop or mobile device. After you book you’ll receive an email with a link and details on how to join.
  • Book a private group
    Dhruv can host private groups of any size, up to 30 guests. Private group rates start at $294.

What to bring

  • Computer, tablet or smartphone with a stable internet connection. Video and sound on.
  • If you’re cooking along, these are the ingredients and utensils you'll need. Good for 2 people. Don't worry if you don't have everything—let me know and we'll figure things out.
  • Utensils: Stove, 1 pot with a lid, wooden spatulas, 1 pan / wok to cook rice in
  • Protein: 350-400 gm Chicken cut into medium sized pieces OR Vegetarian options: 1/2 cup chopped carrots, 1/2 cup chopped green beans, 1/2 cup chopped potato
  • Ingredients for SOUTH INDIAN KORMA: 3 tablespoons vegetable oil, 1 cup finely chopped onion, 1 tablespoon ginger paste, 1 tablespoon ginger - garlic paste (simply grate the ginger & garlic if you can’t make a paste), 1 green chilli / jalapeño (optional)
    Ingredients for SOUTH INDIAN KORMA: 3 tablespoons vegetable oil, 1 cup finely chopped onion, 1 tablespoon ginger paste, 1 tablespoon ginger…
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Tue, Jan 26
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5:30 PM - 7:00 PM (EST)
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Sun, Jan 31
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM (EST)
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Meet your host, Dhruv

Host on Airbnb since 2014
  • 151 Reviews
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My name is Dhruv Shanker, but they call me the Mad Onion Slicer. I'm a former professional chef and am dead serious about having fun in the kitchen. I’ve been running a cooking class called the Boring Indian Food Workshop since 2019, and while I personally think it’s pretty awful, the staggering number of folks who gave it 5 stars seem to have enjoyed it. To my utter amazement - I was selected to be one of Airbnb’s top 5 Cooking hosts globally last year!

I’ve been writing a light-hearted food blog for many years now, and teach people how to produce food that’s simple to cook and absolutely delicious. You can look me up on Instagram (@madonionslicer) to see what my food looks like. Everyone who’s tried my recipes has survived to tell the happy tale!
My name is Dhruv Shanker, but they call me the Mad Onion Slicer. I'm a former professional chef and am dead serious about having fun in the kitchen. I’ve been running a cooking class called the Boring Indian Food Workshop since 2019, and while I personally think it’s pretty awful, the staggering number of folks who gave it 5 stars seem to have enjoyed it. To my utter amazement - I was selected to be one of Airbnb’s top 5 Cooking hosts globally last year!

I’ve been writing a light-hear…
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Rated 4.98 out of 5 from 151 reviews.

Laura
January 2021
Delicious, informative and fun! We've added the meal Dhruv helped us to prepare to our weekly menu rotation - wonderful! One of our favorite foods is something we had no idea how to cook and now we can make it at home!
Kate
January 2021
Can’t recommend enough! This is the third time we have joined Dhruv, each time with a different meal. He is funny, has a wonderful view, lots of great cooking tips, and gives you the ability to make incredible Indian food. You will NOT be disappointed!
Can’t recommend enough! This is the third time we have joined Dhruv, each time with a different meal. He is funny, has a wonderful view, lots of great cooking tips, and gives you t…
Julia
January 2021
Very highly recommended! The cooking and recipes were great, and Dhruv was a wonderful host, very engaging, natural, putting everyone at ease and making sure we had fun while we cooked! The views of the Singapore skyline at sunrise were an added plus!
Very highly recommended! The cooking and recipes were great, and Dhruv was a wonderful host, very engaging, natural, putting everyone at ease and making sure we had fun while we co…
Genevieve
January 2021
We had such a great time making korma curry and cashew pulao (rice) with Dhruv. He was friendly, efficient, and has crafted really thorough and solid recipes. We felt very successful and accomplished at the end, and the recipes we made were absolutely delicious. He was great about suggesting alternatives for people who wanted to personalize the recipe, too. We would absolutely take another class with him!
We had such a great time making korma curry and cashew pulao (rice) with Dhruv. He was friendly, efficient, and has crafted really thorough and solid recipes. We felt very successf…
Audrey
January 2021
I took this class with my dad and sister. Such a fun way to get together while staying safely apart! Plus, the food was delicious and Dhruv was a very fun host.
Trish
January 2021
What a wonderful way to learn a delsih curry while also visiting Singapore. I have a serious wanderlust so I really appreciated seeing the sun rise over the city. The prep was easy and Dhurv is a wonderfully engaging and patient instructor.
What a wonderful way to learn a delsih curry while also visiting Singapore. I have a serious wanderlust so I really appreciated seeing the sun rise over the city. The prep was eas…

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

You’ll need an internet connection and the ability to stream audio and video to participate. A link and details on how to join will be included in your booking confirmation email.