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Virtual Cooking Masterclass with Vandana Sood-Giddings ’08, Founder of Prana Buzz

THIS EVENT HAS PASSED. Please join us for an interactive cooking masterclass and conversation with Vandana Sood-Giddings, I-House Alumna ‘08 and Founder of Prana Buzz. She’ll show you how to cook one of her favorite dishes—Aloo Chole Masala (potatoes and chickpeas in a spicy sauce). Vandana will discuss the origins of Prana Buzz and their mission to build community around yoga and art, life at International House when she was a resident, and the Davis Projects for Peace grant she received for her project, “Stretching Towards Peace” in Serbia. We encourage everyone to join us and cook along and prepare this special Friday night meal! If you would like to cook with us, you may purchase the below ingredients from your local grocery store: (1) Can of chickpeas (1) Can of crushed tomatoes (3) Potatoes (1) Red onion 1-2 inch fresh ginger Turmeric (4) Cloves of garlic Garam masala Cilantro Minute rice Cooking Equipment Needed: 1 Skillet 1 Saucepan 1 Slicing Knife 1 Cutting Board 1 Metal Tong or Spatula 1 Spoon Additional Ingredients Needed: Salt Pepper If you have any questions, email us at We hope you can join us!