About Chitra Agrawal

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Chitra writes the food blog, The ABCD’s of Cooking, which chronicles her adventures cooking American Born Confused Desi recipes. In addition to vegetarian recipes passed down from her family, Chitra shares her original creations based on Indian cooking techniques that are influenced by local ingredients she has on hand, foods she grew up eating in the US and her travels abroad.

Chitra also teaches cooking classes, hosts an online cooking show and a supper club featuring Indian-inspired cuisine and sells Indian street foods (sometimes yummy Indian tacos!) at events and artisanal markets in Brooklyn.

Her cooking has appeared in the New York Times Dining Journal. Chitra has studied nutrition and cooking techniques at the Natural Gourmet Institute.

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Technology Changes Way We Eat (VIDEO)

Technology Changes Way We Eat (VIDEO)

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The Owner of the ABCD’s of Cooking sits down with us to chat about how technology is revolutionizing the food we eat

Chitra Agrawal: Cooking With My Parents

Chitra Agrawal: Cooking With My Parents

April 22, 2011 with

Our cooking expert reflects on watching her parents, from different regions of India, cook in the kitchen