Gone are the days when you needed cookbooks or professional chefs for hosting cooking shows on TV. There is a new generation of Indian chefs who have achieved their celebrity status using YouTube. These people are bringing Indian cuisine to the world by creating mouthwatering Indian recipes.
Now you don’t need recipe books where you tried to understand the meaning of the instructions. Every step is visible in the video. Let us discuss some of these popular Chefs of YouTube.
The popular channel of YouTube VahChef was started by Sanjay Thumma. He started the website vahrevah.com. He launched this recipes channel in 2007 on YouTube and this channel has reached amazing proportions.
Through the years, Sanjay Thumma has made more than 1,100 videos that have easy to follow recipes. The channel has mainly got Indian recipes and some International recipes. His YouTube channel has about 613,404 subscribers and 307,425,605 views.
Born in a North India, Manjula Jain grew in a vegetarian family. She moved to US in 1960’s. She remained vegetarian as her family was Jain by religion. In 2006, she started a blog in which she posts recipes. She also keeps on creating videos related to cooking that give you practical and simple recipes. She also posts gluten-free and vegan recipes.
Manjula’s Kitchen has 2, 95,847 subscribers and 114,463,566 views.
Besides English language recipe videos, Hindi languages are doing well as well. For example, consider Nisha Madhulika from Delhi, who after retiring from a full-time job, turned to cooking (which was her passion). She started making videos of her passion i.e. cooking. The recipe videos which she posted were in Hindi with subtitles in English. She has more than 1000 videos on her channel and more than thousands of recipes on her website.
Her channel on YouTube has 416,729 subscribers and 128,439,601 views.
Some other popular channels on YouTube who post videos of South Asian recipes are Bhavna’s Kitchen and ShowMeTheCurry.com.
In 2012, a group of food bloggers and home chefs came together, realizing the importance of Youtube, to form India Food Network. Here they post videos from regional Indian cuisine and dishes from around the globe.
So, whenever you want to cook a new dish and find it difficult, YouTube is here to help you out.
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