Saira Paulose

Draeger's Cooking School Staff Instructor

A native of India’s coastal state of Kerala, Saira started her culinary experiments in her mother’s kitchen. After relocating to the United States, she decided to follow her passions for food and photography. Her primary focus is the cuisine from southern India, which she has adapted to meet modern techniques.

  • Indian Favorites
    San Mateo
    Saturday, April 27, 2019, 11:00 AM
    handson
    $80.00


    Keema Naan—Indian flat bread filled with spiced ground lamb
    Rogan Josh—slowly simmered lamb curry with ground spices and yogurt
    Raita—yogurt and vegetable dip
    Green Chutney—slightly sweet herbaceous chutney
    Gajar Ka Halwa— cardamom-laced carrot pudding sweetened with condensed milk
  • Lunch 101: Quick & Easy Thai
    San Mateo
    Friday, May 24, 2019, 11:30 AM-1 PM
    demo
    $45.00


    Coconut Lemongrass Soup
    Thai Fried Rice
    Red Chicken Curry
    Thai Iced Tea Ice Cream

  • Lunch 101: Quick & Easy Thai
    Blackhawk
    Friday, June 21, 2019, 11:30 AM-1 PM
    demo
    $45.00


    Coconut Lemongrass Soup
    Thai Fried Rice
    Red Chicken Curry
    Thai Iced Tea Ice Cream
  • Samosa Worskhop
    Blackhawk
    Saturday, July 27, 2019, 11 AM
    handson
    $80.00


    Kerala Meat Samosa—spicy ground beef filled samosa with southern Indian spices
    Fish “Pockets”—flavorful white fish filled flaky baked samosa
    Punjabi Samosa—traditional North Indian samosa filled with potato and peas
    Masala Tea Ice Cream

  • Samosa Worskhop
    San Mateo
    Saturday, August 10, 2019, 11 AM
    handson
    $80.00


    Kerala Meat Samosa—spicy ground beef filled samosa with southern Indian spices
    Fish “Pockets”—flavorful white fish filled flaky baked samosa
    Punjabi Samosa—traditional North Indian samosa filled with potato and peas
    Masala Tea Ice Cream