Cookery shows are a great hit not only with the housewife’s, but also with bachelors and food lovers. These shows make us salivate with their huge variety of mouth-watering recipes. Successful and popular chefs show some really good recipes in their highly equipped kitchens, and what we do is to quickly note the recipes in our small recipe books. These chefs’ do a great job as they help us add new flavours to our daily boring menu’s.
8 most popular and loved cookery shows in India:
1. Turban Tadka – Food Food
Chef Harpal Singh Sokhi, popular for his Namak Shamak jingle. He is also known as the most energetic and entertaining chef in the India television. This show is for people who love the taste of India, I mean desi Indian cooking. If you want to learn the true art of Indian cooking start watching this show.
2. Chakhle India Kachcha Raasta – NDTV Good Times
Chef Aditya Bal host this show, he travels all across India with his kitchen and explores the true taste of India. Be it big cities or villages he is making really great effort to show us what real India is about, when it comes to food. He doesn’t go into lavish restaurants but checks in village tuck-shops and eats at age-old establishments that cannot be found on the maps.
3. Mummy Ka Magic – Food Food
Mummy’s all-time favourite. Chef Amrita Raichand’s is a life saver for all those moms who are always confused about cooking for their little ones. Amrita has added new flavours to the daily dabbas of the kids. She is a model-turned-chef, who is expert in churning out some really delicious recipes in just no time.
4. Cook Smart – Food Food
Some cookery shows are there to help you just in time, and Cook Smart is one of them. This show is a must watch for all the fans of MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor. If you are looking for simple and smart recipes, then this show is just right for you. Chef teaches to cook light and healthy meals in much easier and quick ways. He also shares tips and tricks of getting smart in the kitchen.
5. Tea Time – Food Food
A 30 minutes show, that presents some of the best snacks made by Chef Rakesh Sethi. In India, the ‘nashta’ or evening snack is very important as it is a time to time to relax, and enjoy a good cup of tea along with some delicious snacks accompanied with family or friends. Chef Rakesh shares some of the most delicious snack recipes to make this tea time even more special for us.
6. Kifayti Kitchen – Zee Khana Khazana
This show helps all the housewives to cook delicious and healthy food in the most cost effective manner. It is hosted by the winner of MasterChef India Season 1 winner, Chef Pankaj. She shares Kifayti recipes, and also helps the audiences explore and expand their kitchen management skills.
7. Firangi Tadka – Food Food
This is one of the ‘hatke’ cookery shows for Indians who love Firangi food. Firangi Tadka presents international food by using all locally available ingredients. Be it red bean soups or Italian pastas, all are made easy, local and most important accessible. It also acts as a window into the culture and traditions of the different types cuisines across the world.
8. Highway on my plate- NDTV Good Times
Highway On My Plate is one the most popular cookery shows when it comes to India and food. It is a weekly travel and food show that aired since 2007. Anchored by 2 food enthusiasts and childhood friends Rocky Singh and Mayur Sharma. They together travelled for more than 120,000 kilometres across the length and breadth of India. The show run for over 7 years, where they tried to search of memorable eating experiences. However the show is now over but it still remains as favourites of many like me.