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Tarla Dalal



Tarla Dalal 


Ms. Tarla Dalal is India's best - selling cookery author since over 2 decades. She has written a total of 30 titles, several of which have been translated in various languages like Hindi, Gujrati, Marathi, Bengali and even Dutch and Russian! The total sales of her cookbooks exceed 1 million copies. Her first book The Pleasures of Vegetarian Cooking, which was published in 1974, was an instant success with Indian housewives. The book, which is considered a classic in cookery books, has sold a record 125,000 copies.

She has been awarded the Padma Shri on Jan 26th 07 by the President of India to her contribution in the field of cookery.

In addition to writing cookbooks, Ms. Tarla Dalal also has a major web presence in the form of, the largest and the most comprehensive Indian cookery website on the Internet. has partnered with Ms Dalal's site and we have published some of her most popular recipes. You can see the recipes by visiting our Tarla Dalal Recipe Section here.

Ms Dalal has written an extensive set of recipe books. You can browse through the selection below

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