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10 Famous Indian Chefs That Will Help You Unlock Your Culinary Skills The Right Way

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Hello, fellow, lovely readers! We have all been guilty of watching endless episodes of our fave cooking shows, aren’t we? Well, then a few of you would also try out some of the recipes that they showcase! To ensure that you don’t miss out on the yummiest recipes, we have made a list of some popular Indian chefs who you must follow right away. From the nitty-gritty of cooking to the art of baking, they guide you through them all!

1. Vikas Khanna

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Vikas Khanna has certainly made a name for himself not just in India but even internationally. He is a Michelin star chef and his restaurant Junoon has won Michelin stars for 6 consecutive years! In case you still don’t recognise him, he was the host of the MasterChef India Season 2. A great chef and an equally nice person, his passion for culinary art is enough to make you want to start cooking! 

Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/VikasKhannaGroup/
Here’s Their Website | http://vkhanna.com/
Skim Through His Insta Feed | https://www.instagram.com/vikaskhannagroup/

2. Vicky Ratnani

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He won the Best Chef Of The Year in 2015 and is known for rolling out some great recipes that are not just easy to follow but the end results look spectacular. He has also been featured on NDTV for his show Vicky Goes Veg wherein he taught masses about some delicious recipes that one could cook-up at home!

Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/chefvickyratnani/
Here’s Their Website | https://vickyratnani.com/
Skim Through His Insta Feed | https://www.instagram.com/vickythechef/

3. Sanjeev Kapoor

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Sanjeev Kapoor is a name that’s popular in every Indian household and 90’s kid probably even grew up watching his insanely famous cooking show called ‘Khana Khazana’. The way he prepares dishes with adoration and a smile on his face, it makes anyone watching his easy recipes, try them on their own. Did you know he owns the restaurant chain The Yellow Chilli?!

Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/ChefSanjeevKapoor/
Here’s Their Website | https://www.sanjeevkapoor.com/ 
Skim Through His Insta Feed | https://www.instagram.com/sanjeevkapoor/

4. Pankaj Bhadouria

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A renowned name in the Indian culinary world, she is the winner of MasterChef India Season 1. Since then she has been spreading her love for cooking by teaching people recipes through several shows like ‘Chef Pankaj Ka Zayka’ and ‘3 Course with Pankaj’, to name a few.

Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/pbhadouria/
Here’s Their Website | http://www.pankajbhadouria.com/
Skim Through His Insta Feed | https://www.instagram.com/masterchefpankajbhadouria/

5. Vineet Bhatia

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He is a successful restauranteur with several popular names under his belt and is, of course, a famous Michelin star chef as well. You may recognise him from the show The Final Table which saw him as an expert on one of the episodes. His recipes are generally easy to follow and they use simple ingredients. We’re totally bowled over by his recipe for Makhani Gravy!

Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/TheVineetBhatia/
Here’s Their Website | https://www.vineetbhatia.com/
Skim Through His Insta Feed | https://www.instagram.com/chefvineet/

6. Anahita Dhondy

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Anahita Dhondy is a chef-partner at the popular chain of the Sodabottleopenerwala which is known for its range of mouth-watering Parsi Cuisine. Her Insta-feed is filled with yummylicious recipes that will make you want to don your chef hat as well. With thorough instructions at one’s disposal, it is easier to follow her lead and make all the ah-mazing recipes!

Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/ChefAnahitaDhondy/
Skim Through His Insta Feed | https://www.instagram.com/anahitadhondy/

7. Shipra Khanna

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Shipra Khanna is another pretty famous chef on the list who saw a start to her career with MasterChef India. She won the Season 2 of this popular cooking competition and has since then never looked back. She rolls out recipes for some of our fave dishes every now and then and goes in detail to simplify the cooking methods, making it pretty easy to follow her lead!

Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/Masterchefshipraa/
Here’s Their Website | http://www.chefshiprakhanna.com/
Skim Through His Insta Feed | https://www.instagram.com/masterchefshiprakhanna/

8. Ajay Chopra

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He’s known as the master of progressive Indian cuisines and has also been a judge on the popular cooking show MasterChef India. He is known for rolling out quirky recipes that will give you a fresh take on popular traditional Indian dishes that will make you want to head over to the kitchen right away.

Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/Ajaychoprachef/
Here’s Their Website | https://www.chefajaychopra.com/
Skim Through His Insta Feed | https://www.instagram.com/chefajaychopra/

9. Kunal Kapur

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Kunal Kapur is a well-known celebrity chef who has also previously been a judge on MasterChef India. He has won the Epicurean Guild Award for Best Food Entertainer in 2017 amongst many others over the years. Did you know he was invited as a guest chef on MasterChef America in Season 2?

Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/thekunalkapur/
Here’s Their Website | https://www.chefkunalkapur.com/
Skim Through His Insta Feed | https://www.instagram.com/chefkunal/

10. Pooja Dhingra

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Pooja Dhingra needs absolutely no introduction to the world of confectionery. She is a popular pastry chef who is known for dazzling her customers with decadent goodies that she whips up. Also a co-founder at Whisk India, she is known to have been the first one to open a macaron store in the country!

Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/ChefPoojaDhingra/
Skim Through His Insta Feed | https://www.instagram.com/poojadhingra/

Here’s the list of some popular names that you can follow, so, what’s the hold-up?!

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