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Rekha's cooking class

Pokhara, Nepal

  • Pokhara cooking class
  • Things to do in Pokhara
  • What to do in Pokhara
  • Learning to make momo's
  • Cooking experience in Pokhara
  • local cooking classes Pokhara
  • Cook and go tours
  • Dal bhat recipe learn it from Rekha
  • nepali momo
  • Nepali recipes
  • Rekha's children

  • Pokhara cooking class
  • Things to do in Pokhara
  • What to do in Pokhara
  • Learning to make momo's
  • Cooking experience in Pokhara
  • local cooking classes Pokhara
  • Cook and go tours
  • Dal bhat recipe learn it from Rekha
  • nepali momo
  • Nepali recipes
  • Rekha's children



The Activity

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Immerse yourself in Nepali flavors during Rekha's cooking class in Pokhara
  • Learn how to make different Nepali recipes, like momo and dal bhat
  • Enjoy your own dish and receive the secret Nepali recipes to take home
  • Duration: 4,5 hours
  • Maximum number of participants is 5

DESCRIPTION

Nepal has a distinguished cuisine that is full of flavor. A lot of people fall in love with the Nepali food, and in this cooking class at my home in Pokhara I will teach you how to make it. In Nepal Dal Bhat, a very healthy rice and lentil soup, is one of the most popular dishes. 75% of the people eat this twice a day. So this is a dish you can’t miss and I will show you its secrets. Besides the Dal we are going to make Puri, Pakauda & Aaludum, Nepali Momo & soup (Meat Momo or Vegetarian Momo). All dishes are very common in Nepal. Afterwards you can enjoy your own made Nepali dish!

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  • Recipes

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Meet Rekha

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Hi, I am Rekha and I am 38 years old. I have three own biological children, two daughters and one son. Besides that I am taken care of 16 orphans. I like cooking a lot, and to create a way of income to take care of all these children, I provide cooking classes. I teach typical Nepali food like Daal Bhat, Momo’s, Puri and much more.


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This is the most amazing couple you'd ever meet when you get to know what they do. It was beyond a cooking class, rather a cultural experience, to learn about what they do - adopting more than 10 orphans and providing them with food, school funding, etc.. All they rely on is just income from cooking courses, partially from their biological son, some donation, nothing government subsidy, and, a lot of love. I recommend you leave the rest of your afternoon unplanned so you sit down and hang out with Rekha and her husband Db. Plus, who doesn't like momo (those cute dumplings!).

06 Dec 2018

I had an amazing day having cooking class with Rehka and her husband. They were very friendly and patient. The food we tasted and made was super. I would do it again.

02 Dec 2018

a lovely afternoon with Rekha learning about Nepalese Dahl and Mo-Mo's among other things. Thank you

02 Dec 2018

What a fantastic day. We learnt to cook so many traditional Nepalese recipes. I can't wait to try them out at home. Many Thanks Rekha. Kay

02 Dec 2018

My girlfriend had chosen to take part in Rekha's cooking class to learn about the incredible Nepali "cuisine" while we visited Pokhara. It was delicious and super interesting. Thank you to Rekha and her family.

02 Dec 2018

Thank You for a wonderful class.I'm so happy to know how to make delicious Nepali food for my friends and family at home, so I can share a little bit of my experience in Nepal with them. Rekha is so warm, friendly and Knowledgeable.Thank you for a great experience!

15 Nov 2018

That was the best dal bhat I've had so far, thank you! I really enjoyed to learn these delicious meals and want to try to make this at home:) thank you so much!

15 Nov 2018

I had an awesome day cooking together with Rekha and her daughter. I learned how to make all the typical Nepalese dishes and now I can bring some of them home with me to Germany. I had a lovely day, thank you Rekha!

13 Nov 2018

We had a great Day with Rekhas Cooking Class. We learned a lot about nepales cooking and enjoyed the amazing food. Thanks for the great day.

13 Nov 2018

My friends organized Rekha's cooking class as a birthday gift. Great idea! We really enjoyed it. Rekha's family run a foster house, which made this (local) experience even more special.

03 Nov 2018

The cooking class was wonderful! Best Nepali food we've had here so far. Rekha and Suju are such friendly and warm people as well as the rest of their big family! Would recommend this for sure.

03 Nov 2018

It was a great experience, I learn so much about the way to cook in Nepal and the food was very good. They were really nice and they take their time to explain us everything. I recommended this activity in Pokhara. Thank you so much!

03 Nov 2018

The cooking class was great. We made the best Nepalese food. Thank you very muck Rekha.

03 Nov 2018

When you are in Pokhara, Rekha's cooking class is a must, one of the best experiences I've had in Nepal, Rekha is a master of Nepali cooking, filled with love. Enjoyed this day so much

22 Oct 2018

Attended Rekha's cooking class today. Not only did I learn some new recipes but I have never eaten such wonderful tasting Nepali food. Fresh, favorable and real. Spent time in the kitchen getting hands-on, mixing, stirring and creating. We ate our creations to where we do not have to eat dinner tonight. The food in the end was fantastic with the most enjoyable people that we have met in Nepal. This is a must visit for your local foodies.

22 Oct 2018

We had a very nice cooking class! Rekha was super patience with me teaching the momo's, its quite a though job! But definitely worth because they were so tasty. And the Dal Bhat was the best I ever had. Thanks for having us :)

20 Oct 2018

The food I learned to make here was some of the best I've ever eaten. That said, Rekha and her family were the best part of the experience. They were fantastic hosts that welcomed us into their home and patiently taught us the way of the momo! I would recommend this class to anyone.

20 Oct 2018

The cooking class was a great experience.The food was lovely, so were the lady and the man who gives the class. We were able to be part of the family for this afternoon. I am thankful for that.

20 Oct 2018

What a lovely day this has been! We have tried a lot of Dal Bhat's before, but Rekha's was definitely the best. They are both the most kind people with such big hearts. Thank you for having us, hopefully we can come back soon.

15 Oct 2018

We would recommend this cooking class to everyone. Rekha and her family are very welcoming and they are good people. They have their own foster foundation in Nepal. A great cause to contribute to. The food was amazing. We've tried a lot of Dal Bhat and momo's, but these were the best. Thank you Rekha and DB! We can't wait to cook your tasteful food back at Holland. Jasmine

15 Oct 2018

Rekha is a really kind woman. I learned how to make delicous nepalese food. It was so good! I will definitely make it in The Netherlands too.

06 Oct 2018

The cooking class was really nice. We learned a lot and Rekha is a really kind woman. I recommend it!

06 Oct 2018

Rekha and her family were amazing! Rekha was not only an amazing cook, but also very friendly, welcoming and fun. The food was endless and delicious. I will definitely try some of Rekha's receipes when I go back to Australia. It is also supporting a very great cause. 10/10 recommend.

02 Oct 2018

My GF booked us into this cooking class and im so glad she did. The people and food were amazing!

02 Oct 2018

It was a really nice cooking class, I learned a lot about nepal dishes. thankyou!!

02 Oct 2018

It was a really nice cookingclass, Rekha is a very warm and helpfull woman. She shows you al the food and spices! And you can taste everything. It was a good day!

02 Oct 2018

It was a really nice cookingclass, Rekha is a very warm and helpfull woman. She shows you al the food and spices! And you can taste everything. It was a good day!

02 Oct 2018

Meeting Rekha, DB and their family was one of the best experiences I’ve ever had in all my trips. They treated me like I was part of the family form the beginning and all the evening was amazing. So good that the hours seemed to pass in minutes.. Rekha is a very kind lady and very helpful teaching how to prepare the meals. I hope I can come back some day!

20 Sep 2018

I attended the cooking class with my niece. We really enjoyed the experience of learning to cook Nepali food. Make sure that you eat a very light breakfast because you will be eating lots of delicious food. Rekha was very patient and helpful with the instruction. I would recommend spending the afternoon taking this class. It was worth spending the time with Rekha and her family.

20 Sep 2018

Before traveling to Nepal for my first time, I knew i loved momos and wanted to learn how to make them. I found Rehka's cooking class and was double happy that I could learn while contributing to a good cause to help children. We learned SO much more than just momo! We made 8 different items, all from scratch with fresh ingredients! I would recommend this class to anyone traveling to Pokhara. It gives you a taste (literally) of so much of nepali life and Rekha and her family were so welcoming, it was just like spending the day in the home of friends.

20 Sep 2018

Thanks for this wonderful experience, Rekha! I really enjoyed spending the time with you and getting to know more about the nepalese kitchen. In addition, the food was super delicious!!! What I would have loved even more is to support you from the very beginning in the actual cooking instead of just watching you how to do it (e.g. we could have cut some vegetables, put the spices in, etc.). Also, I would have loved to get the recipes so that I could try to cook the different dishes at home by myself. Please don't push your guests too hard to promote your organization: I love to support you and like to share my experiene. I do it because of you and your big family being such kind people who are working hard in order to provide a better life to all the kids. I don't do it at all because of your promotion efforts.

01 Sep 2018

Such a great experience today with Rekha's cooking class!! I have been in Pokhara for a month and have not tasted food as good as Rekha's. The whole family helped out and it was a great experience. I especially liked that we got to learn to about the Nepali culture. Everyone was so welcoming and friendly. The food was delicious and there was a lot of it - we all went home with very full bellies. I had brought my children and Rekha and her family included them in everything. So amazing!! Would highly recommend to anyone looking for a great way to spend an afternoon. Thank you for having us!!

29 Jul 2018

Had lots of fun watching and making the food- and eating it! - food was really good and had lots of great flavors and spice. Everyone was super helpful and friendly!

29 Jul 2018

I had lots of fun watching and making Nepali food. Everyone made me feel very welcome. thank you

29 Jul 2018

I liked the food and watching it being made. It was fun to help make it.

29 Jul 2018

What an amazing experience this is! Both Rekha and DB are wonderful hosts and the food is absolutely delicious. Definitely come hungry as there is plenty of food to go around! It's also lovely that this cooking school is in support of such a wonderful cause - I would definitely recommend to any friends/family coming to Pokhara in the future.

26 Jul 2018

i came with a girlfriend and 4 young students . great day experiencing the true nepallese food, cooked by a beautiful woman with wonderful skills Thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience,taste .

26 Jul 2018

We had an amazing time in the cooking class. It was easy to follow and we learnt a lot. Can't wait to try out the recipes back home. Definitely recommend the homely experience with delicious local food and a wonderful local family.

26 Jul 2018

Come hungry for food and knowledge of Nepalese cuisine, leave bursting with not only delicious cooking, but also love and wisdom about some of Nepal's most famous dishes. I had a fantastic time cooking with Rekha, who is very sweet and welcoming, and it's all for a great cause. I highly recommend the experience.

26 Jul 2018

The most delightful day ever. Rehka is a total wizz in the kitchen and teaches you all the tricks of the trade - including how to make amazing momo's! Ensure you are hungry as you will learn how to make all of Nepal's favourite dishes - and eat them too!

26 Jul 2018

Authentic and genuine Nepali cooking experience with a very kind lady. Come along as hungry as possible, you will not be disappointed in the amount and quality of the lessons and food!

10 Jul 2018

We had a fantastic time today at Rekha's cooking class! If you're looking for an authentic and genuine Nepali cooking experience this is definitely not to be missed. Make sure you come along as hungry as possible, you will not be disappointed in the amount and quality of the lessons and food!

10 Jul 2018

We had a fantastic time today at Rekha's cooking class! If you're looking for an authentic and genuine Nepali cooking experience this is definitely not to be missed. Make sure you come along as hungry as possible, you will not be disappointed in the amount and quality of the lessons and food!

10 Jul 2018

What an incredible experience! I cannot thank you enough Rekha and Db for your generosity and kindness. I really look forward to being able to share some Nepali food with my family back home! Thanks once again!

04 Jul 2018

An amazing time with Rekha showing us how to cook the most famous and delicious nepali meals ! Such a nice and cheerful teacher, and the best mo:mo: I've ever eaten (and cooked) ! I highly recommend it !

04 Jul 2018

Amazing experience with Rekha and her daughter Sushma. I was welcomed into their home to learn how to make Nepalese cuisine. 3 courses and SO much food! I learned how to roll puri, twist momos and eat like a local (no utensils included). By the end of the day dehydration from the climate and altitude got the best of me. While waiting for a cab back to the hotel, Rekha grabbed some aloe vera from her garden and lathered me up to help with my migraine. So thankful to have been able to meet such a sweet family! Cooking class is highly recommended!

26 Jun 2018

It was amazing! A very warm welcome, it felt like home. I learn so much about the Nepali kitchen, the food, the herbs and spices. Thank you so much for the inspiring time and the tastful food.

17 Jun 2018

I had a very good time cooking. The food was great and the family was very nice. Thank you so much for having me. It was great.

29 May 2018

We've had a great day with Rekha, who is truly the finest Nepali chef you'll find! Lovely food, much fun, many thanks also to the family for their help and hospitality. Definitely recommended!

18 May 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our cooking class with Reka and D.B. this afternoon. We cooked some beautiful food and thoroughly enjoyed the the experience. Highly recommended. Martin Adelaide Australia

03 May 2018

We are traveling to Nepal from Adelaide South Australia and were keen understand what spices were used in Nepales cookery. We contacted Rekhas Cooking Classes and spent a wonderful day learning cooking techniques, about ingredients used and made 5 different dishes. However this was so much more than a cookery class. as we learned about their culture and met family members who also joined in our cooking and conversations. I would highly recommend this wonderful experience. Robyn. Coromandel Valley Adelaide South Australia.

03 May 2018

We had an amazing time with Rekha and her family! We felt like we were a part of it. I am so excited to make Nepalese food for my friends when I get back home!

29 Mar 2018

We had an amazing time with Rekha and her family! We felt like we were a part of it. I am so excited to make Nepalese food for my friends when I get back home!

29 Mar 2018

Very yummy dal bhat! Great experience

18 Mar 2018

I was with a group of 9 and we absolutely loved the cooking class! The Nepali women explained everything and let us assist them with the cooking. Would reccomend!

18 Mar 2018

We had a great time with Rekha! It’s not just about cooking but learning the culture and being at a lovely Nepalise family! The food was amazing and to learn all about so many different kind of Nepalese food was so interesting! Thank you so much!

16 Mar 2018

Thank you Rekha for a fun and interesting time learning Nepali cooking, we enjoyed ourselves and came away full up with the food you helped us to prepare. Thank you for your patience in making the momos, we finally cracked it.

28 Feb 2018

A great local thing in Pokhara is following a cooking class at Rekha's place. We made typical Nepali dishes and learned a lot from the chef. Her English is not good but her son and husband translated all the time. That made things a lot easier for us! The food is delicious. Another important notice is that they take care of 13 (or 16...) Nepali children who have lost their parents. If you decide to follow a cooking class here, you are supporting indirectly the children as well, which is a great thing to do.

08 Nov 2017

Simply amazing – do it! We took Rekha’s cooking class in October 2017 because we loved to eat Dal Bhaat and Momos while trekking in the Annapurna Conservation Area and really wanted to learn how to make those (properly!) ourselves. The experience was absolutely fantastic. Rekha and her family were very lovely, kind and welcoming. We had so much fun and many laughs during our visit :-) Rekha and her family had prepared everything beforehand so they could show and explain everything in detail. If you like cooking and learning about spices, this class should definitely be on your to do-list. Not only did we learn how to cook Nepali style (Dal Bhaat, Momos and Puri), but we also had the best Dal Bhaat ever – and we’ve really had a lot of those during two visits to Nepal (almost two months of trekking). Rekha is a fantastic cook who likes to share her passion.

08 Nov 2017

The cooking class was awesome- Rekha and her family welcomed me with open arms and the food we cooked was delicious! I learned to cook Dhal batt, puri and a curry to go with it and the famous Nepalese momos! Thanks for your help in organising!

09 Dec 2016

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