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Tarla Dalal: Who Made Chefs Celebrities

November 8, 2013 | By

The main forte of Tarla Dalal lay in Indian cuisines. She earned recognition and popularity for her Indian vegetarian dishes especially Gujarati delicacies.

Tarla Dalal – the renowned chef, host of cooking shows and best-selling author of cookbooks passed away on 6th November 2013 due to a heart attack.

Long before Masterchef enthralled the Indian audience, long before the term “celebrity chef” become popular, long before Sanjeev Kapoor became a household name; Tarla Dalal graced and ruled the Indian small screen with her cookery shows.

Dalal was the first celebrated chef who had people sit down with their notebooks and scribble down instructions to make achaari dahi bindi, paneer pulao and other such delicacies with easy to do instructions.

Tarla Dalal started off as housewife who gave cooking classes at her south Mumbai home and went to become a celebrated chef. She had hosted cooking shows such as “Cook It Up With Tarla Dalal” and “Tarla Dalal show” that became hugely popular.

So popular were her cooking shows that they were telecast all over India, Gulf countries, the UK and the USA.

Her very first cook book, “The Pleasures of Vegetarian Cooking” was released in 1974 and soon it became a instant hit and went on to sell around 1,50,000 copies.

Thereafter, she wrote more than 100 books covering Indian and various other cuisines and selling millions of copies worldwide. Her cookbooks have been have been translated into various languages ranging from Gujarati, Marathi, Hindi, Bengali, to Russian.

Though Tarla Dalal experimented and wrote about various cuisines; her main forte lay in Indian cuisines and she earned recognition and huge popularity for her Indian vegetarian dishes especially Gujarati delicacies.

A Padma Shri recipient, she was also honored with the Women of the Year award by the Indian Merchants’ Chamber in 2005.

Tarla Dalal would always be remembered as the first Indian celebrity chef and for her rich legacy of more than 100 cookbooks and great recipes.

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