5 seats booked for Feb 16, 2018
€108 per guest (incl. fees)
2 guests
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Meet Chanchal
Food is art and art is my" bread & butter". When I was ten years old I built a model of the Taj Mahal instead of doing my homework. Since then art is my soul. I graduated Baroda University in India with BA degree in art and MA in traditional print techniques. Culinary links embedded in my blood. My father was an organizer of events in the steel factory where he worked as an engineer. So from young age I learned to estimate how much rice is necessary to feed 250 people... In 2001, after a year of volunteer service in Kibbutz Kfar Charov in The Golan Heights I received a scholarship from the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Post Master degree in Art at Bezalel Academy. Since I needed extra income to live I started working at an Indian restaurant in Moshav (village) Even Sapir near Jerusalem. In this picturesque restaurant I gained experience in cooking for large scale events. In 2005 I founded with my Israeli wife, Sigal "The Open House for Indian Culture". Every Thursday we opened our home in Jerusalem, for dinner of vegetarian Thali - a plate of rice, lentil sauce,vegetables dishes and authentic Indian breads. In the summer we host in our garden music, dance performances and lectures on Indian topics along with Indian food. People came also from out of town and often we hosted 60 people in one evening. In 2010, the Jerusalem chapter was over and we located "The Open House for Indian Culture" in a small loft at Florentine neighborhood in TLV. We hosted intimate evenings and weekends Tali meals, gourmet meals for private events and continue to incorporate cultural activities with fine Indian food. 5 month ago we moved to a spacey apartment in the south of Yaffo. We have a roof pacing the beach and a big saloon covered with my big colorful canvas. At the same time I'm organizing a grand opening events which serves a variety of Indian snacks and conduct Indian cooking workshops at our new house in Yaffo.
Bengali, English, Hindi
5 seats booked for Feb 16, 2018

Join Our Indian House-Vegetarian Rich Thali

Dinner
Indian
Bengali, English, Hindi
12 to 16
8:00 PM - 10:30 PM

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Reviews

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Maura
Jan 22, 2018
Great food and lovely hosts. Thanks to Chanchal and Sigal for a wonderful evening.
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Yaniv
Jan 22, 2018
Dinner with Sigal and Chanchal was great, really delicious food, generously served accompanied with some background stories. We had a great evening, thanks a lot!
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Idan
Jul 15, 2017
This is the second time my wife and I are eating at Chenchill's Chicken Makhani (Butter) feast, and this time we brought friends with us. I think it's pretty obvious what we about the meal :)
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Alexander
Jun 3, 2017
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Vika
Feb 26, 2017
The event was really interesting and unique. The food was mainly vegetarian except for one dish only with chicken.
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Deborah
Jun 26, 2016
The food was delicious and the whole experience very enjoyable, authentic and personal. The chef and his wife have interesting stories and cooked great food. Recommended.
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Pazya
Dec 26, 2015
I enjoyed my time alltogether, food was Ok but not exceptionaly great, also most of it was not served warm enough. The evening title was festive Indian chicken masala or butter chicken, I expected a gravy base dish which was not the case. As for Value for money- slightly over priced.
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מרב
Jul 7, 2015
לא מקצועי, המון זמן המתנה, לוקה בחסר~ סליחה אבל זאת ההרגשה שיצאתי איתה
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Einat
Apr 5, 2015
היתה לנו חוויה מדהימה אצל צ'נצ'אל ואשתו המקסימה. אוכל מדהים, אירוח לבבי, ושפע של אנרגיות טובות. מומלץ מאוד
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Mazal
Dec 31, 2014
P e r f e ct ! we had dinner for 13 people, everything was great. Thank you for a wonderful experience and a lovely dinner. We enjoyed both the food and the company very much. We recommend everyone to come and visit you as well ;-)
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Robert
Nov 2, 2014
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Idit
Oct 7, 2014
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Katie
Sep 2, 2013
Sigal and Chanchal were charming hosts and their daughters were gorgeous. Chanchal's cooking was by far the most delicious Indian meal I have ever eaten, not too spicy, not too heavy. The atmosphere was relaxed and fun and it was indeed like a mini trip to India for an evening, highly recommended!
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Andi
Aug 28, 2013
Wow! I just got home from Chanchal & Sigal's and I couldn't wait to express just how amazing it was. This is one dinner experience I want to keep coming back to. The family is warm and inviting, including their two cute daughters that help out with all the cooking and entertaining. The food is authentic and oh so delicious! You will feel like you were in India for at least a few hours :)
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Meet Chanchal
Bengali, English, Hindi
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