Learn to whip up South Indian food like a pro, break bread with a local family, and experience the region’s culture. You'll get a unique glimpse into local life as you prepare dishes with fresh ingredients, seasonal vegetables, and traditional spices.
What to Expect
Get ready to discover the tastes and flavors of India with the people who know best. Join a local Kochi family on this 3-hour Home Cooked Kochi tour and experience their culture and cuisine firsthand.
Your guide will take you to meet the family that will be your host for this food experience. Head to the kitchen and decide how much you’d like to get involved with the cooking.
Learn all about South Indian cuisine, which is distinctly different from North Indian food. Southern dishes feature coconut oil and a different blend of spices.
Use fresh, local ingredients and seasonal vegetables for dishes enhanced with spices such as turmeric, cumin, mustard seeds, pepper, chilies, ginger, and garlic, as you learn about Indian spice blending.
You’ll also have a lesson on how to make Indian Masala Chai, a classic Indian tea. For dessert you’ll taste a traditional mithai, an Indian sweet bite infused with green cardamom, or jaggery.
This is your chance to learn all about Kochi food and how it’s made, and an opportunity to learn about local eating customs. Become part of an Indian family for the day – an experience you’re not likely to forget.
- Transportation to your host’s home
What's Not Included
- Items of a personal nature
- Tips/gratituity for the driver and guide
Outside No. 18 Hotel, near the Fort Kochi bus terminal, Fort Kochi, Kerala 682001
Know Before You Go
Dress standard: Please dress modestly, which means no shorts for women and no sleeveless t-shirts for men.
Child policy: This applies to children from 6 to 11 years of age, inclusively. Children below the age of 6 are not permitted on the tour.