Our Chefs: Aditya Bal

aditya bal Aditya Bal started his culinary career two and a half years ago and is largely self-taught. During this time he has trained at an Italian restaurant, a Mediterranean restaurant and a Goan restaurant as well. He enjoys adventure travel and loves to try all the street food and hidden food treasures of our country.

He goes to the streets, visits homes and markets to discover old cooking techniques. He has anchored the popular 'Chakh Le India' series on NDTV Good Times where he travels around the country, eats the finest food and then tries the recipes in his kitchen. Currently, Aditya is anchoring a brand new food show called 'Chakh Le Academy…' on NDTV Good Times.


  • Gujarati Kadhi

    A light and lovely curry made with soothing ingredients like yogurt, gram flour, curry leaves and ginger.
    Recipe Tags: Gram Flour
  • Konkani Grilled Fish

    Relish the taste of this flavorsome fish recipe. Sea bass fillets coated with konkani masala, grilled to perfection and served with a fresh orange salad.
    Recipe Tags: Dinner Party
  • Mix Vegetables and Cheese Skewers

    Paneer, bell pepper, onions and zucchini marinated in a variety of spices, grilled on a tandoor/oven and served with hung curd dip.
    Recipe Tags: Bachelors Kitchen
  • Spiced Moorish Lamb Kebab

    Succulent lamb kebabs popularly known as Tapa, originated in the Moorish region of Spain. Spicy kebabs flavored with coriander seeds, thyme, raisins and served with hung curd dip.
    Recipe Tags: Dinner Party
  • Awadhi Mutton Biryani

    Breathe in the aroma of this princely mutton biryani, cooked the royal Awadhi style! Perfect for your dinner table feasting!
    Recipe Tags: Awadhi