Indian cuisine has made its mark across the world and has become a regular feature of the global palate. Whether it is the satisfying breads or the hearty curries, the tantalising street food or the sinful desserts - there's so much that Indian food has to offer. It comes as no surprise when we see celebrities from all over the world trying our much-loved desi khana. And now, chefs and bloggers too have begun creating Indian recipes for their followers! Recently, popular Australian chef Andy Hearnden surprised desi foodies when he cooked a yummy palak paneer for his wife. The video has gone viral and received much appreciation from Indians on Instagram. Take a look:
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The video was shared on Instagram reels by @andyhearnden, also known as Andy Cooks. Born in New Zealand, chef has cooked extensively across Australia in cities like Melbourne and Sydney.
The Palak Paneer recipe has received much appreciation, garnering over 16.5 million views and 1.6 million likes. In the clip, the chef asks his wife what she would like to have for dinner. "Palak Paneer," she exclaims. The Australian chef then gets going and begins the recipe. The entire preparation is done carefully and in true desi style. The resulting Palak Paneer too looks absolutely delicious!
This is not the only Indian recipe that chef Andy Hearnden has made. Previously, he also made a Shahi Paneer or Shahi Curry, and shared the video on Instagram Reels where it went viral too.
Indian foodies were thrilled to see the delicious Palak Paneer made by the Australian chef. Several poured in their thoughts in the comments section. "She is living the dream," said one user while another wrote, "Just love the fact that people not from India love eating indian food!" A few others requested chef to make chicken biryani or chicken tikka masala next. "Much love from India chef, can you please try Idli Sambar next," requested one follower.
What did you think of the palak paneer prepared by the Australian chef? Tell us in the comments.
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