Go beyond tandoori to discover the rich culinary traditions of the Indian sub-continent. Learn the basics of cooking Indian. Or just expand your repertoire of Indian recipes. Our individual and group classes feature a variety of themes for beginners and experienced cooks alike. These classes are also perfect for a bridal shower or birthday party. Join us in our kitchen or have us into yours! Your food-loving friends will love a gift certificate to one of our classes too.

Our hands-on 3-hour classes are appropriate for all skill levels. The package includes a folder of recipes. Each session ends with a delicious sit-down meal. Discounts are available for large groups. Scroll down to see the classes offered and class schedules. Email us for more information.

Spices 101

  1. The most puzzling thing about Indian cooking can be its spices. This class demystifies popular Indian spices and shows you how to use them in Indian dishes or how to vary your own repertoire with a dash of cumin or a hint of asafetida.

Lentil Life


  2. India's chief protein source finds its way into salads, sauces, rice dishes, snacks and desserts. Learn more about the nutritious and diverse lentil in this class.                                        

Exploring the Indian Kitchen


  2. Discover the staple ingredients of an Indian kitchen as you learn the secrets of making your own ghee, whipping up home-made lassi and delving into the mysteries of the Indian Spice Box. Cook a complete, organic Indian meal from rice and veggies to chutneys and raita in this introductory class.

Indian Tea Party


  2. Indians love to snack! Learn to make some of our favorite sweet and savory treats to serve at your next party. Then enjoy them with a steaming hot cup of masala chai at our own Indian tea party.



  2. Every season, we visit local farmers markets to find wonderful local and seasonal produce to cook with. Discover fresh new ways to serve your favorite California veggies and fruits!                

Meat Feast


  2. For all you carnivores out there. Go beyond tandoori to explore some of India’s flavorful meat and seafood dishes: from spicy stir-fries to tangy stews and coastal India’s coconutty delicacies.

Holiday Spice


  1. Join us for our annual Holiday Spice class as we make flavorful condiments and treats from scratch and enjoy some aromatic snacks and spiced chai (or wine) while we cook. This is a great date night class. Meet a friend after work, cook together and leave with edible proof of what you learnt! Get into the spirit of the season as you whip up your own spice blends and chutneys to gift to your favorite foodies. You will learn how to blend different spices into unique “masalas” and fresh condiments that you can use with Indian and Western meals. Take away 5 gift tins of masala and 5 jars of condiments (cilantro chutney, fresh mango pickle, etc) as well as recipe-card gift tags and a folder of the recipes you made.

  1. $150


The Perfect Bite Co.

747 W. Wilson Ave., Glendale, CA 91203

Free street parking available

Do not call Perfect Bite Co. for information - call Kaumudi at 818.271.7018


  1. All classes are held at Perfect Bite Company in Glendale (see below for map), unless noted otherwise.

  2. 20 students maximum per class.

  3. 12 students minimum per class.

  4. We reserve the right to cancel or reschedule a class if 12 students have not signed up. If a session is cancelled, you will be accommodated at the next available session.

  5. Reservations are on a first come, first serve basis.

  6. Payments can be made using Paypal for all posted classes. Payments can also be made by check - email us for more information.

  7. Cancelations can only be made more than 1 week before the class. Cancelations made within 1 week of a class cannot be refunded unless we are able to fill your spot. Cancelations are subject to a $5 processing fee to cover paypal/check mailing charges.

  8. Classes may not be rescheduled more than twice.

cooking classes

Indian Bread Basket


  2. Love naan? Roll up your sleeves and knead a batch of tandoori bread dough to bake fresh. Then explore the rich abundance of India’s other breads from hearty chapatis & fluffy puris to fermented rice flour breads and spicy lentil flour pancakes.

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Marathi Salad Bowl


  2. My home state, Maharashtra is known for its rich variety of salad & nutritious vegetable dishes. Travel the state exploring its raw and cooked salad dishes, from carrot-cabbage slaw with lime & peanuts to roasted eggplant with tamarind & yogurt. Take away ideas to use with your own repertoire of recipes or to incorporate in an Indian meal.