Tarla Dalal, was an Indian Chef, cookbook writer and host of cooking show. She has written over 100 books and sold over 3 million copies. She also ran the largest Indian food website and published a bi-monthly magazine named Cooking & More. She has also been in two cooking shows namely The Tarla Dalal Show and Cook it up with Tarla Dalal.
She started her career by conducting cooking classes in her home from 1966 and this motivated her to write her first cookbook, ‘The Pleasures of Vegetarian Cooking;, in 1974. The book sold over 1,500,000 copies. She is famous for introducing foreign cuisines to the normal people and she has also made lot of vegetarian recipes with the Non-vegetarian recipes of foreign cultures. She is specialized in Gujarati and Bengali cuisines.
Her cookbooks are the most selling books in the whole country and being translated into Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi, Bengali, Dutch and Russian. In 2007, she started a cookbook series ‘Total Health series’. Her ready-to-cook mixes named as Tarla Dalal mixes, was acquired by International Best foods Ltd. in the year 2000. In the year 2007, she was awarded Padma Shri by Indian Government.
Tarla Dalal’s Net Worth: $3 million (approx)
- Name: Tarla Dalal(Late)
- Profession: Chef, Cookbook writer
- Date of Birth: June 3, 1936
- Passed Away on: November 6, 2013
- Marital Status: Married
- Spouse: Nalin Dalal(Late)
- Children: Sanjay Dalal, Deepak Dalal
She passed away in the year 2013 and her son’s have mentioned that she lived a happy, successful and fulfilling life. May her soul rest in peace.
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