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Private Market Tour & Vegetarian Cooking Class & Meal in a Local Jaipur Home

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    What to Expect
    This is a unique opportunity to visit the home of a local and explore traditional culture and cuisine. Start your Rajasthani culinary journey with a visit to the local street market. Discover local, seasonal produce and purchase a few Rajasthani ingredients for your cooking class. Return to Shalini's home and together with her mother-in-law, learn to cook a vegetarian, Rajasthani meal. After cooking, share the meal you helped prepare with Shalini and her family at the dining table. Your meal will also include additional dishes prepared in advance by Shalini and her family.

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    • Traveling Spoon, Jaipur 302001 India

    Sample Menu

    • Dahi wada (plump lentil dumplings in a creamy yoghurt sauce)
    • Bhindi masala (okra) or baingan bhartha (eggplant) - Seasonal Indian vegetable
    • Dal (lentils cooked in Indian spices)
    • Kadhi (fried dumplings served in a flavorful chickpea gravy)
    • Steamed rice
    • Indian bread like rotis or mattar paratha (flatbread stuffed with peas)
    • Kheer (Indian rice pudding)
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Jaipur, Jaipur, Jaipur District, Rajasthan
    Departure Time
    5:30 PM
    Duration
    4h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Private market tour and cooking class with your host Shalini
    • Homecooked meal
    • Non-alcoholic beverages
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Gratuities
    • Dinner
    Exclusions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Menu may vary depending on the season
    • If any travelers in your party have any allergies, dietary restrictions or cooking preferences please advise at time of booking
    • Private, personalized experience
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Shalini and her family were so lovely with us that night. At first she offered to us a delicious chai, then show us how to make a tipical Indian snak. After that, with her mon, we cooked several dishes as Dahl and sweet and salty pumpkin, even we made paratha!!! The hole cooking
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    We really enjoyed the class. Shelani catered for my tricky diet - vegan & gluten free. The food was delicious. we tried new veggies - bottlegourd & tinde. Her family was welcoming and it was a lovely experience.
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    Shalini is a wonderful host! She has a lovely family, they made us feel right at home. The tour itself was very informative, we learned about all the different ingredients she uses, many of which we had never heard of! We got to choose two vegetables for our meal and both
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    My teenage daughter and I had the pleasure of spending Christmas evening with Shalini and her family,such a warm welcome - beginning with Chai tea and samosas (all home made) after shalini took us to visit the local stalls to buy fresh veg. When home we began to cook. With
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    Response from Traveling Spoon R, Guest Relations Manager at Private Market Tour & Vegetarian Cooking Class & Meal in a Local Jaipur Home
    Responded 4 weeks ago
    Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. We are so glad you had a memorable Traveling Spoon experience and look forward to serving you again on your future travels!
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    This was one of the best experiences of my two week trip in India. My friend and I booked via tip advisor in November for December. We met Shalini at the agreed place at time (details given on trip advisor then numbers exchanged) and then went back to her home where her family
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    By: Traveling Spoon
    95 reviews
    F299GTnathaliel
    30
    Lovely experience
    Shalini and her family were so lovely with us that night. At first she offered to us a delicious chai, then show
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    cdudeney
    20
    Delicious home cooked meal
    We really enjoyed the class. Shelani catered for my tricky diet - vegan & gluten free. The food was delicious. we
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    AKAYERST
    10
    Amazing experience! Shalini and family were so friendly. Would highly recommend.
    Was a great experience. Loved learning the secrets of a good chai tea and learning about the different spices for
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    babstraveltheworld
    20
    Truly grateful to experience a day in the life
    Shalini is a wonderful host! She has a lovely family, they made us feel right at home. The tour itself was very
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    Lornstravels
    10
    Wonderful experience
    My teenage daughter and I had the pleasure of spending Christmas evening with Shalini and her family,such a warm
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    mmezmateer
    10
    Like cooking with a friend, a must do!
    This was one of the best experiences of my two week trip in India. My friend and I booked via tip advisor in
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    Tomellemann
    11
    Home Cooking with Shalini
    We are a family from England with three teenage kids. We all loved it. Shalini was great at communication and
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    O6702CGmarieg
    278
    A really great time with loverly hosts!
    Shalini and her mother in law welcomed us in their home and we immediately felt comfortable and taken care of. It
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    johannamiller
    New York City, New York
    94
    Wonderful experience in Jaipur
    We absolutely loved spending the evening with Shalini and her family. They are the kindest and most welcoming
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    caspertjev
    New York City, New York
    92
    From now on I am an Indian chef..!
    Me and my girlfriend had a great experience at Shveta’s home where she thought us how to make northern Indian
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    711dorak
    New York City, New York
    30
    Wonderful class with Shveta
    My boyfriend and I had an awesome time cooking with Shveta! She is such a sweet person who reallt welcomed us in
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    Parisian_Dreamer_13
    Nowra, Australia
    30
    At home in their home!
    We cannot speak highly enough about the evening we spent with Shalini and her family. We learnt so much about how
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    Laurie S
    Montauk, New York
    2623
    There is no hospitality like Indian hospitality
    I booked this activity months before actually going to Jaipur and Shalina and I communicated before the tour. I
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    Jure C
    Ljubljana, Slovenia
    10
    Best Experience of the Real Life in Jaipur
    My girlfriend and I wanted to learn the basics of Indian cuisine and would have never imagined that meeting
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    johanngdaniela
    30
    Lovely time with Shalini
    Indian food lovers, we wanted to see directly how Indians cook. We had an excellent time with Shalini and her
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