If you are a newbie in the kitchen, wondering where to begin or not wanting to spend the time figuring out the recipe instructions your mom gave you on the phone, social media is a great source for cooking. Instead of being overwhelmed with lengthy recipes that are hard to follow, we recommend following these Indian food bloggers! They will make cooking your favorite recipes easy and fun. Without further ado, we present to you our favorite food bloggers:
1. The Chutney Life
Starting out with Palak Patel, also known as thechutneylife (https://www.instagram.com/thechutneylife/). Palak grew up on the east coast in a large Indian family. Her recipes are inspired by her mom’s cooking, but made with her own twists. If you are looking for Indian fusion recipes and meal ideas to make your toddlers happy, Palak is your girl. Her scrumptious recipes include mexican papdi chaat, tandoori veggie quesadillas, samosa chaat pizza, masala corn toast and tandoori chicken wings. Some of Palak’s toddler friendly recipes are moong dal pudla, khichdi and broccoli quinoa tikki. Palak is a regular at Patel Brothers. Check out her Patel Brothers haul which lists some of her family favorites.
2. Ministry of Curry
Don’t have the time to cook for hours standing by the stove? Ministry of Curry is best known for her quick and easy instant pot and air fryer recipes. (https://www.instagram.com/ministry_of_curry/), Archana Mundhe is a former software engineer who grew up in a small town near Mumbai and moved to the U.S. in the late 90s. Some of her fail-proof recipes include mushroom masala, paneer tikka, masala fries, and dal makhani. Archana has a wide collection of vegetarian and nonvegetarian recipes. She also likes to recreate viral Tiktok recipes such as pasta chip, feta pasta, ramen, and the tortilla trend. A few years ago, Archana published her first ever book entitled the ‘Essential Indian Instant Pot Cookbook’ that has been featured in Oprah Magazine, People Magazine, and Food52.
3. Vegan Richa
Looking for vegan recipes? Vegan Richa has hundreds of clean and easy plant based recipes that you can follow. (https://www.instagram.com/veganricha/)
In addition, she has many recipes that are gluten-free and soy-free. A few of her delicious recipes include restaurant style aloo gobi, vegan cauliflower tikka masala, pulled jackfruit sandwiches, vegan malai kofta, vegan paneer 65, vegan ras malai cake and vegan malai ladoo. Richa Hingle, based in Seattle, has two cookbooks – ‘Vegan Richa’s Indian Kitchen’ and ‘Vegan Richa’s Everyday Kitchen’. She has been featured in Buzzfeed, Huffington Post, Glamour and Oprah.com.
4. Pipping Pot Curry
Craving Indian food and searching for simple yet traditional indian recipes?
Meeta Arora ((https://www.instagram.com/pipingpotcurry/), has a huge collection of vegan, vegetarian and nonvegetarian recipes from various regions of India. Some of her popular traditional recipes include pav bhaji, palak paneer, poha, butter chicken, chicken vindaloo, dhokla and gujurati khandvi.
Meeta Arora is a former Product Specialist that resides in California. Meeta likes to create classic Indian recipes by using time saving modern kitchen appliances such as an instant pot, air fryer and kitchenaid. She has been featured on MSN, Buzzfeed, and Taste of Home.
The next time you find yourself looking for a new recipe idea or scrambling to make a quick dinner for your family after a long day of work, be sure to check out one of the food bloggers above. Their delicious recipes will leave you and your family satisfied and happy!