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Indian cuisine has a long history of development based on indigenous sources from various regions, as well as influences from outside present-day India and South Asia. As Indians have moved to live outside India over the centuries, Indian food traditions have moved around the world and taken on a variety of forms. This page provides links to overviews of Indian food and information on some prominent chefs in India and in the Indian diaspora.


Chef Madhur Jaffrey
World-renowned Indian chef, author and actress.

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor
Well-known Indian chef Sanjeev Kapoor.

Chef Tarla Dalal
Well-known Indian chef Tarla Dalal.

Chef Vikas Khanna
New York-based Michelin Starred Indian chef, restaurateur, food writer, filmmaker, humanitarian and the host of the TV Show MasterChef India.

History and Diversity of Indian Food
Indian Cuisine: An extensive overview of the history and diversity of Indian food, with links to information on food from every part of India.


Indian Cuisine
History of Indian cuisine and geographical variations from the New World Encyclopedia.

Indian Food
Information about Indian food as well as recipes.

Monish Gujral
Monish Gujral whose family started the legendary Indian restaurant Moti Mahal, and who has adapted its food to appeal to global tastes while preserving traditional recipes.

South Asian Regional Foods
A Nepal-based information about regional foods in India and South Asia, as well as cookbooks, blogs, and articles about Indian food.