Top Popular Indian Chef’s and Food critics
She is India’s best - selling cookery author since over 2 decades. She has written a total of 100 titles, several of which have been translated in various languages like Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi, Bengali and even Dutch and Russian. To her credit she has about 17 recipe cookbooks and about 4 million copies sold till date.
Her cookery show "Cook it Up with Tarla Dalal" is aired weekly on Sony Entertainment Television in INDIA. The show broadcast all over South East Asia, India, the Gulf, UK and even the US.
Tarla Dalal Cook Books:
1. “The Pleasures of Vegetarian Cooking "
2. The complete Gujarati Cook Book
Sanjeev Kapoor probably needs little introduction being the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine today. He is chef , TV show host, author of best selling cookbooks, restaurant consultant and winner of several culinary awards. Sanjeev Kapoor is one of India's most popular chefs and author.
Sanjeev kapoor Curry recipe cook books:
1.Khana Khazana:Celebration Of Indian Cookery
2.Khazana Of Healthy Tasty Recipes
A lot of painstaking research has gone into collecting these Indian curry recipes for his book “Khana Khazana: Celebration of Indian Cookery"”
He is an Indian born British chef. He is a celebrity chef not only in India but in Britain as well. He is the first Indian chef who is awarded Michelin Star. Today Atul Kochhar is a renowned hotelier known all across the world. Michelin-starred chef Atul Kochhar creates great recipes, from fish curry to potato cakes, simple enough to cook at home.
In 2001, Kochhar's modern Indian cooking won the restaurant a Michelin star and made a name for the precocious 32-year-old chef.
You can find Atul kochar on his website @ http://www.atulkochhar.com/
Atul Kochar Ebook & Cookbooks
1. Simple Indian: the Fresh Tastes of India's New Cuisine
2. Indian Essence: The Fresh Tastes of India's New Cuisine
Madhur Jaffrey (born August 13, 1933) is an Indian actor, who has also found fame as a food writer. She was born in Delhi, India, educated at Miranda House (Delhi) and in England. She is based in New York City. Originally Madhur Bahadur, she obtained her stage name when she married Indian actor Saeed Jaffrey, though they divorced in 1965.
It all started when she moved to London at the age of 19 and then she started cooking by herself the recipes referred by her Mom.
Madhur Jaffrey Cook books
1. Madhur Jaffrey Indian Cooking
2. At Home with Madhur Jaffrey: Simple, Delectable Dishes from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka
3. Madhur Jaffrey's Quick & Easy Indian Cooking
Jiggs Kalra is a pioneering food columnist and cookery writer, anchor of two popular television programmes, Gastronome and Food Consultant. He is the Chairman & Managing Director of Bawarchi Tolla India's premier Hotel and Restaurant Consulting Company.
He has written Indian recipe books like
PRASHAD: COOKING WITH INDIAN MASTERS , KAAM BHOG , DAAWAT
Listed Jiggs kalra books for sale on amazon :
1.Prashad-Cooking with Indian Masters
Hari Nayak & Vikas Khanna:
Hari Nayak is an Indian chef and restaurateur born on 8th February 1974 in Udupi, India. Vikas Khanna is also a chef and restaurateur born on 14th November 1971 in Amritsar, India.
They both are renowned book writers and authors who have written lots of cook books. They are the founders of “Cooking For Life”. Cooking for life is a tasting even organized all across the world where top chefs from all parts of the globe gather to raise funds for different relief projects carried in different parts of world.
Cookbooks from Hari Nayak And Vikas Khanna
1.Modern Indian Cooking
3.The Spice Story of India
Indian cuisine is well known all across the world for the amount of spices used in cooking which is much more than any other cooking style. Each Indian state has its own specialty and delicious regional food different from any other state.
A list of some other well known Indian chefs who run or work/ Manage successful Eating places in india and abroad1. Hemant Oberoi, Masala Kraft & Zodiac Grill, Taj Mahal Palace & Tower, Mumbai
2. Ananda Solomon, Konkan Cafe, Taj President, Mumbai
3. Imtiaz Qureshi, Dum Pukht ITC Sheraton Maurya Delhi
4. Arvind Saraswat, Taj Group. Oversees Taj Delhi & Taj Bengal in Kolkata.
5. Naren Thimmaiah, Karavalli, Taj Gateway Bangalore
6. Satish Arora, was the youngest chef for Taj Bombay back in 1973 (he was 26 then!). Now Director of Food Production for Taj SATS.
7. Rahul Akerkar, Indigo (Continental), Mumbai - heard that Bill Clinton's dined here as well.
8. Ritu Dalmia, Diva (Italian), Delhi
This list is not a be all and end all of great indian chefs list, If you think we have missed any great Indian chefs, send us a comment or message on our blog and we will endeavor to review it and include it in our list