Cooking for some is therapeutic while for others it's a basic life skill. Either way, it’s something we all try a hand at some time in our lives. And now especially while staying in, cooking has become more so like a global trend. From finding new recipes that score high on both taste and nutrition to indulging in decadent baking, people are spending more time watching recipe videos and putting together tasty dishes. If you have been at it too lately, here is something that will make your cooking easier for you. Whether you are just starting off with good old mac n cheese or grading up to gourmet dishes, there are feature rich apps to brush up your chef skills. Here are our top 5 recommended recipe apps that will help you with your upcoming experiments in the kitchen.

Hebbar’s Kitchen

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This app has been a pioneer in simplifying Indian cuisines. Known for its wide variety of Indian veg recipe collections, Hebbar’s Kitchen is the perfect pick if you are starting off with cooking. The short and easy videos helps you to understand each of the recipes quickly and lets you cook up tasty dishes with so much ease. It also goes beyond everyday recipes and shares interesting regional and global cuisines that you can adapt into your own kitchen. Have a doubt? Ask away questions and the chefs will clear it all in the comments section of the videos.

Tasty by Buzzfeed

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Tasty has created one of the largest food networks in the world with communities of food lovers, chefs and enthusiasts. With Tasty, food is fun. Download the app and get access to cuisines from across the world. Filter according to your food preferences and ingredients in hand to get a personalized food experience. What more? Tasty also recommends your next day meal plans, suggests recipes for festive occasions and special days to help you prepare in advance.

Chef Ranveer Brar

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Culinary Artist, Author and Masterchef India judge Chef Ranveer Brar is one of the most followed chefs on social media. He shares a perfect mix of recipes that provide everyday homemade goodness, yummy fast food for your weekend cravings and immunity boosting dishes. Chef Ranveer Brar’s app takes us into a whole new world of tried and tested recipes that the chef has personally created in his kitchen. Fresh and unique, what makes this app a hit is the fact that all suggested recipes are easy to make with ingredients that are locally available. Talk to the chef, get suggestions, clear culinary doubts and even find fascinating travel food stories of the chef in this exciting app.


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Yummly is a path-breaking app that would make your life in the kitchen so much better, easier and improvised. Here you find a handpicked curation of the best recipes from popular food global websites like AllRecipes, Food52, Epicurious to smaller food blogs and local chefs. With Yummly, you transform yourself into a smart chef. Filter recipes according to your taste preferences, nutrition requirements, dietary restrictions and the app will consider it to personalize recipe recommendations accordingly over time. YIu can now also search for dishes based on cook time, ingredients and technique to get exactly what you want.

Archana’s Kitchen

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One of a kind app that is made for Indian food lovers. Archana’s kitchen is one of the earliest food apps that focuses on tasty delicious everyday Indian food with lots of focus of health and portion control. With this app you no longer have to worry about the next meal. Sign in to get your personal recommendation for weekly meal boxes, weekly breakfast and dinners that comprise of meal ideas, step by step guide to the recipes and nutrition tips. Save your favourites and share it with your friends and family to make hearty, healthy and homemade recipes that are tried and tested by experts. Image courtesy -