Welcome to My Kitchen

“I participated in two of Mukti’s zoom classes on vegetarian Indian cooking. They were wonderful, so helpful to me during this pandemic.”

– Judith B. Google reviewer

“Mukti’s class is the real deal! It has brought me so much joy this past week cooking with and for my family and friends…”

– Marcus S., Yelp reviewer

“My wife and I weren’t sure exactly what to expect during our first-ever video cooking class via Zoom, but it far surpassed expectations…”

– Mike Berg, Google reviewer

My Story

From Calcutta to NYC

Welcome to Mukti’s Kitchen.

Come join me and learn to prepare healthy and delicious Indian food in my hands-on cooking classes. My classes are fun and interactive and bring you the essence of India through fabulous foods, friendship and conversation. But don’t take my word for it. Read the reviews and testimonials from my students.

I am also available to cater your next unforgettable event. Just head to the contact page and let me know how I can be of service to you and your guests.

On the blog you’ll find the latest updates from my classes and interesting facts about my life as an Indian chef in Brooklyn. I also post recipes of the many dishes I teach in my class. Try them at home and please share your experience in the comments. 


Butter Chicken and Paratha

Learn to make this mouthwatering dish made of tender chunks of chicken in a creamy curry sauce served with traditional paratha flatbread.


Vegan & Gluten-Free

Indian Dishes

In this class we create vegan versions of authentic Indian dishes with zero oil, salt, or sugar. Perfect for people on a special diet.


Authentic Indian Vegetarian

Master vegetarian cooking as I explain step-by-step the nuances of using diverse spices in a wonderful balance of taste and aroma.

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Mukti’s Blog &Recipes


Learn to Make Khichdi

Learn to Make Khichdi

Khichdi is a very basic and healthy food. You can make with many different vegetables, rice and lentils. Ingredients: 1 cup rice½ cup moong dal½ cup masoor dal 1 cup small florets of cauliflower (1”x ½ “)½ cup small cubes of potatoes (½ “x ½ “)½ cup green peas   1 tablespoon clarified butter (ghee) if you are vegan replace the ghee with oil1 teaspoon whole cumin seeds 1 bay leaf1 dry red chili 2 teaspoon of toasted cumin, coriander and red chili powder1-1/4 teaspoon salt½ teaspoon of turmeric...

My Journey from Biology to Cooking

My Journey from Biology to Cooking

New virtual classes available Ten years ago, when I started Mukti’s Kitchen, I began a journey that would help me bring authentic, healthy Indian food to everyday people and make my dreams a reality. I started from scratch and had no idea what the future held for me. I took a great risk back then, but I worked hard, and it paid off. Chef Mukti Banerjee Now, those dreams have hit a stumbling block because of the coronavirus pandemic. Over the years I built a thriving home-based business. One...


What People are Saying

“Mukti’s Class Was Amazing”

“She invites you into her home and you are treated as family as you learn multiple authentic Indian recipes. It is great hands-on learning…”

-Ken L.

“I love Mukti’s classes & expertise”

“Chef Mukti does a masterful job of teaching us online as she does in home…”

– Judith B.


“I had an amazing experience”

“Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, she taught the entire class over Zoom, with three cameras that showed every step of the preparation. “

-Michael Y.

“We were not disappointed!”

“Mukti taught us the main spices used in Indian cuisine, showed us how to properly toast, combine, and grind them…”

-Erica C.

More 5 Star Reviews

For more that 10 years I have had the honor and pleasure of teaching hundreds of people, just like you, to cook the most wonderful Indian food. They have been generous enough to leave many fine reviews that I share with you now.

Mukti's Kitchen reviews on Google
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