How to be a top chef with minimal effort in lockdown times!

For those that’re nervous concerning the hygiene of the ultimate product whereas ordering in, DIY packing containers are proving particularly common. They come with uncooked or half-cooked ingredient all measured out and a recipe to observe. They give a wannabe prepare dinner the sensation of placing collectively a meal with out the trouble of the prep. Here are the individuals delivering in Delhi.


Italian and Asian

When chef Ritu Dalmia obtained locked down in Goa, she started to get messages round how a lot patrons of Diva missed the meals. So she began Diva Casa, with meal kits that take now not than 15 minutes to put collectively or prepare dinner. The components, all chopped and prepared to prepare dinner (some are half cooked), come with a recipe card and a video which you could entry through a QR code, the place the chef offers you little suggestions and tips to make the dish even higher. You can select from out of 25-30 dishes on a menu that’s WhatsApp-ed to you. The meals arrives, vacuum sealed, in refrigeration models that you simply take the packages out of, so there’s minimal contact. A mixture of Italian (pizza, pasta, ravioli, risotto) and Asian (curries), there are additionally salads and desserts. From the garnish to the oil, you’ll have all of it, so it’s handy even for a no-cook choice. Soon, the chef will introduce weekly specials, relying on the provision of components.

Order 24 hours in advance; name Mohit Nagpal at 9582994095; ₹490 to 999; serves 1

Rosarte Chocolate


Radhika Gulati’s packing containers, packaged by her mom and sister, since she moved to the UK, sound indulgent and are good for candy lovers with sure dietary wants. There are eggless double chocolate cookies; no-bake uncooked, vegan, gluten-free brownies with jaggery which can be good for youngsters to dabble in making; eggless, gluten-free hazelnut cake. A step-by-step menu helps you thru.

Order 24 hours in advance on Instagram @rosarte.chocolate; ₹2,800 + supply; serves 4

Chicago Pizza

Fast meals

Chicago Pizza  

Choose between kits of three pizzas (feeds 3-5) or 5 (feeds 3-5). Each is 9 inches in diameter and you’ll decide two toppings per pizza. The base, toppings, condiments, and an instruction be aware come to you, and it doesn’t take greater than 10 minutes to put collectively and bake. There are 17 toppings to select from (rooster meatball, crimson paprika, pepperoni, mutton keema, pineapple, olive and extra). The service serendipitously started six months in the past.

Order three hours in advance or pre-book from 1 pm to 6 pm; at; ₹734 and ₹1,049

Being Chef

Indian, Chinese, Italian vegetarian

The six-year-old firm guarantees you a vegetarian field which you could prepare dinner in 5 minutes and “eight easy steps”. As with all DIY kits, all the things is minimize and put into packing containers, although they started the service at inception. You get a hairnet cap, a pair of gloves, and a sachet of sanitizer, for further hygiene. They’ve seen that pasta is the most well-liked, and there are biryani, noodles and rice with a Chinese gravy, and an Indian gravy and bread combo.

Order 30 minutes in advance from if you happen to’re in Gurugram; ₹29 for a set of parathas to ₹559 for the biryani; serves 2 and 4

Anna Maya

Indian, Western, Asian

The restaurant at Andaz Delhi that follows a made-in-India idea, has a three-course meal field (appetizer, fundamental, dessert) throughout a Western, Asian, and an Indian menu. The Asian menu, for example, has a inexperienced mango, avocado, tomato salad, with a chilli lime dressing; a fundamental course of Thai inexperienced vegetable curry or crimson rooster curry with jasmine rice; and a dessert of chilled sago pearls with contemporary safeda mango, rose syrup.

Order 24 hours in advance; WhatsApp 7291060670; eight am and 10 pm; ₹1,475; serves 2

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