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Know Your Chefs in Zone 4-> Baner, Balewadi, Pashan

Heyy, do you know whose the MealTango chef in your area? Let’s explore zone 4- Baner, Balewadi, Pashan!

Chef Shalini Malhotra, Light Palate, Park Street, Wakad , Pune

Chef Shalini is a passionate Premium Chef at MealTango. She is a techie by profession and because of her work commitments has traveled across the world. Coming from a family of foodies, her passion has always been food and during all the travels has sampled the local cuisines around the world. She loves eating salads and soups but cannot eat food that tastes bland. This drives her to research and reinvent healthy and tasty soups , salads and sandwiches. This led to the birth of Light Palate ; a homegrown venture in Wakad, where our Home Chef Shalini cooks healthy and flavorful soups , salads and sandwiches.

Chef Anurima Athalye, Aromas,Bavdhan, Pune

Home Chef Anurima is a Passionate Foodie and is very creative with food. A curious and keen observer, she has learnt the Art of making Culinary Magic from her Granny and Mom. She loves Fusion food and that’s what she’s expert at. Make At Home has always been her policy and likes giving dishes her own Midas touch by using fresh home ground spices and condiments. Reading cook-books is her favorite past time and Julia Child is her inspiration. She likes recipes of both International and Home chefs alike. With a staunch belief that knowledge enhances when shared she is actively involved in teaching the art of cooking to family and friends.Aromas at Bavdhan is her new venture in the Culinary world.

Chef Menka Agarwal, The Snack House,Dasra chowk, Pune

She is a pure vegetarian Chef. She loves to cook delicious authentic veg dishes like Litti Chokha and veg eggless mousse like Thandai Mousse. She makes great Desi Food like Shaahi Paneer and Bedmi Chhole. Cocktail Samosa makes a great snack for parties.Chef Menka loves to experiment with vegan food. Her food is a sumptuous treat for vegetarians! The Snack House at Dasra Chowk is where all this magic happens!

Chef Shruti Kulkarni Satpute, Tongue Ticklers, rose mall,Baner, Pune

Chef Shruti likes kitchen life from her childhood. As days passed, she always had dream of being a chef. She thinks chefs are trained professionals who put their souls into food to create culinary miracles. After education in the same field (Food Science and Quality Control from, she started career with small orders of birthdays, kitty parties from her family friends. She has knowledge of all basics about cooking, hygiene,quality & quantity. She is from a Maharashtrian family where guests are always welcome and served food with love and affection.Chef Shruti’s specialty is in making Kolhapuri Misal, Panipuri & Pasta.With Meal Tango, Chef Shruti is ready to explore the world with new people to serve with new taste at Bavdhan!

Chef Kalyani  Hemmady, Lavender Crumb, Baner, Pune

Home Chef Kalyani from Baner, is a young chef who loves baking and experimenting with different desserts. Introducing her home-run dessert venture called Lavender Crumb, where she specialises in fresh cheesecakes (baked and cold set) amongst other desserts. All desserts are made using the best quality produce, ensuring fresh, made-to-order desserts every time. So if you love cheesecakes, it’s Home Chef Kalyani’s Lavender Crumb at Bavdhan!

Try something new, try something fresh from your nearby MealTango Home Chefs!

Unique Desserts of Pune

Who doesn’t like to taste good unique food? And if this yummy food is fresh and preservative-free, it’s a cherry on the top! MealTango serves this purpose for The Punekars. We are presenting an interesting menu, full of must try dishes!

Couer a la creme by Chef Ritu IMG-20170316-WA0035

It’s a French dessert called COEUR A LA CREME aka the cream of the heart ❤ It’s made in this special mould shown in the pic.. It’s a cream cheese cake topped with pureed fresh strawberry .. and it’s kept in this mould to set overnight.. You won’t find this anywhere else in Pune.

The Hummingbird Cake by Chef Prajakti IMG-20170316-WA0051

Hummingbird Cake is probably called so, as this cake compares to the deliciousness of the nectar that hummingbirds find irresistible. It has two layers of cake full of chopped walnuts, crushed pineapple and mashed banana, that are filled and frosted with a delicious cream cheese frosting. Fresh and delicious!

Gulab Jamun Cheesecake by Chef Ajinder IMG-20170317-WA0010

Our home chef Ajinder, branded as ‘the dessert Queen’ by her friends, loves to experiment with ingredients to create unique combinations making fusion desserts her forte. The Gulab Jamun cheesecake, a hot seller on Baked’s menu is one of her favourite creations amongst several others. This cheesecake has a great blend of both Indian and international flavours and thus caters to all palettes. While it has all the right ingredients for a smooth creamy cheese cake with just the right texture, the Gulab Jamun adds a Desi twist to it.

Motichoor and Rabdi Tart by Chef Ajinder IMG-20170317-WA0014

Who doesn’t like Motichoor ka laddoo and Rabdi? Chef Ajinder has innovated a delicious Motichoor and Rabdi Tart with home made tarts. A unique blend of international tarts with Desi flavors.

Black and White Kheer Shots by Chef Ajinder IMG-20170317-WA0016_1489940463352

Bored by the normal kheer? Here’s a unique combination of traditional kheer with  a tempting chocolate layer, a new way to attract kids!

Juicy Fruity Oats by Chef Alka IMG-20170316-WA0012

It’s a delicious fruity dish power packed with the goodness of oats and richness of buttermilk, a perfect dish to start your day! Our chefs are all set to treat you with their best dishes. Are you ready?

Holi – a time for colors, laughter… and food!

Holi…the festival full of colours… full of enthusiasm… and a great time for foodies. Though it is a festival of colours, music,  and drinks, great food just can’t be overlooked. Every state in India has its own signature dish for holi, like in Maharashtra, we find Puran Poli, in Punjab, we have Pindi Channa, and so on. Our chefs at Mealtango are all set for this festival,delivering from 13th to 18th of March.

 Chef Menka’s Holi Specials


Chef Menka is serving the authentic Rajasthani Litti Chokha with Dal and Churma.

Holi Special Litti Chokha with Dal and Churma

Litti Chokha with Dal and Churma

Perfect blend of spices and ghee make this dish finger-licking good.

The authentic Delhi style Bedmi Aloo ki Sabji and Chhole with Sooji ka Halva makes a great main course for Holi.

Bedmi with Sooji ka Halwa

Bedmi with Sooji ka Halwa

What about the dessert?


Thandai Mousse

Yes, Chef Menka is making Thandai Mousse. This is a perfect blend of thandai n dry fruits perfect for this occasion.

See Chef Menka’s Menu and place orders with her.


Chef Rashi‘s Holi ‘hangama’ special meal



Chef Rashi


Veg Basket Chaat (starter)

 Start off your holi meal with a delicious Veg Basket Chaat!


Paneer do pyaja served with naan

Follow it up with a main course containing Veg Paneer Tikka roll, Veg Biryani, salad and papad.


Ghujia with Mawa, Coconut and Dry Fruits filling

Oh, and did we mention the holi special Gujiya to keep your feast last even longer? Yum!

Specials by other chefs

Chef Deepika is serving dishes Mixed Vegetable Korma, fresh vegetables and paneer, slow cooked in rich cashew gravy, the Chettinad Style Pepper Chicken Curry is a treat for chicken lovers. She also has Keralan Style Fish Biryani which is a traditional fish preparation from Thalassery and a must have! D’made Fish Fry is Chef Deepika’s specialty.

Chef Ajinder  has got the traditional Punjabi Pindi Channa with Stuffed Kulchas, flavored with spice powders and onion rings. For dessert, the Chef has given her twist to the traditional Thandai to give a creamy, delectable cheesecake and Thandai flavored choco chip mousse. Her Bailey’s Cake gives competition to the traditional Bhang,a chocolate cake with Bailey frosting and Bailey ganache, a sinful dose of festive calories! Assorted mini cheesecakes with lots of different flavors like Thandai, Oreo Nutella, tiramisu, strawberry, blueberry etc.

Chef Tanya has got her menu all sweet with delicacies such as Color splash! Yummy Vanilla cupcakes, with Rainbow Colored frosting. Just perfect to bring Holi in full swing! Marshmallow Brownies, another sinful dessert to die for! Gooey nutty brownies combined with chewy marshmellows are a truly heavenly combination. Rainbow coloured dessert jar, Butterscotch cake and a mix of colorful mousse frosting are perfect for gifting!

Chef Namrata has three full course meals: Rang Barase which includes Kadhai Paneer, Parathas, Dal Fry, Rice, Dahi Wada and Holi Special Jalebi! Holi Haiiiii, having Sindhi Curry, Rice, Aloo Pakora, Dahi Wada and Jalebi. The Murg Rangeela is a treat for non-veggies:  A homestyle Chicken Curry served with Rice, Mixed Veg, Parathas, Boondi Raita and of course Jalebi!!

Chef Preethi is serving Dahi vada made from Pre soaked  dal fried and topped with yummy beaten yogurt with dash of red and green chutneys and to complete the meal – accompaniments of Holi Special Panagam, a refreshing drink made from jaggery flavored with dry ginger and cardamom with the tanginess of lemon.

Pune, get ready to pamper your taste buds!

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