India’s culinary journey was not started in recent times but is way long which took its birth from our grandma’s kitchen. You can see our top Indian chef’s feeling excited when their food tastes like their grandma’s. Hats off to these Indian chefs, they have taken our Indian culinary to global level. Shall we have a look at these chefs now?

1. Sanjeev Kapoor


Let me start with the most popular Sanjeev Kappor, who is the inspiration chef for all blooming chefs. He owns a TV channel by name “FoodFood” which is one of the most watched culinary channels. He has written many cookbooks, done many culinary shows and have won in loads food competitions. In fact, his cook books are gifted by mothers to their daughters when they start their cooking after marriage. Government of India has felicitated him by giving   ‘Best Chef of India’ award. He was also selected as Indian ambassador for the United States.

 2. Vikas Khanna


If you are a chef by profession then you would have never miss to note Vikas Khanna , the winner of Prestigious Michelin star culinary expert competition. The most popular chef Vikas Khanna started his first cooking experience in his grandma’s kitchen. Vikas Khanna is popular not only in India but also in abroad too. This Hotest chef of America has cooked his best food to US president Barack Obama and has been honored as ‘Sexiest Man Alive’ by People Magazine.

3. Ranveer Brar


Ranveer Brar, the youngest Chef grabbed his special place in top chefs list. He has done many culinary shows in Television and is one of the judges in Master Chef India. With so many awards and recognition in his back pack, he is one of the famous chefs of India.

4. Madhur Jarffrey


A well recognized chef for carrying Indian cuisine to the Western world with her debut cookbook. If you are thinking that she is chef by profession then you are wrong. She was an actress and has received many awards for her acting skills. Being an author of many best selling cook books, she learnt cooking at the mid-Fifties only.

 5. Ajum Anand


Can you believe that this top chef was a drummer by profession?  She is a British Indian food writer and has conducted many cookery shows on Indian Cuisine. With lots of published works, she is most famous chef in TV, YouTube and The times online paper.

6. Hari Nayak


Author of famous book “Present day Indian Cooking”, Hari Nayak is one among the top chefs. This renowned Indian food and culinary consultant has published many top selling books.

7. Tarla Dalal


Do we need an introduction for Tarla Dalal?  Though she is not with us any more, she has made inevitable contribution in spreading Indian cuisine. The shows The Tarla Dalal Show and Cook It up with Tarla Dalal are famous even now. Her first cook book was published in 1974 then carried her cooking journey with more than 100 published culinary books.

8. Nita Mehta


Nita Mehta is a cooking specialist, restaurateur, writer and a media identity. She is conducting regular cooking classes and also a VIP judge on cooking shows. With more than 400 published cookbooks, she has won Best Asian Cookbook Award.

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