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with Raghavan Iyer
Online Class

Indian Curries: The Basics & Beyond

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Learn how to make shrimp curry, coconut curry and more at home! Chef Raghavan Iyer earned a prestigious James Beard Award for his work in this fun and flavorful class. Learn from Chef Iyer in your very own kitchen and whip up fabulous curries, sure to make your dinner table the place to be.


  • intermediate
  • 7 episodes
  • 2h19m

Included in this Class

1. Understanding Curry

1. Understanding Curry

Meet your instructor, award-winning cookbook author Raghavan Iyer, and get a sneak peek at the mouthwatering curry dishes you'll make throughout the class. Then dive into the world of curry as you learn about the essential Indian spices and herbs. Learn how to create complex flavor using spices in multiple ways within the same dish. Raghavan demonstrates how to create flavor pastes -- the building blocks of Indian cuisine -- and explains how accompaniments play a key role in Indian meals.

2. Simple Curries

2. Simple Curries

Discover how to use simple ingredients and techniques to create rich, complex flavors. Raghavan breaks down the cooking process into easy-to-follow steps. Follow along as he makes two basic -- and delicious -- curry recipes. Raghavan shares helpful tips for working with shrimp and chicken. You'll also see his technique for incorporating signature spice blends and pastes into these dishes.

3. Coconut Curries

3. Coconut Curries

Add another flavorful curry dish to your repertoire! Watch and learn as Raghavan makes batter-fried vegetables with a coconut-based sauce -- a dish typical to the southeastern region of India. You'll discover straightforward techniques for breaking open and shredding fresh coconuts. Raghavan demonstrates how to master the quintessential technique of popping mustard seeds and demonstrates the best way to batter and deep-fry foods.