5 Home Cooks In Bangalore That Deliver Healthy Food To Covid Infected Households

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by Sanjana Shenoy

As Bangalore reels from a heartbreaking number of Covid cases, the need for freshly cooked healthy food for Covid positive patients is high on demand. Unable to step outside their homes for ingredients, enveloped by the need to take care of their health and the well-being of their loved ones, patients and caregivers across the city need help. Listening to their pleas, good samaritans have come to their rescue. Home cooks from the city have started not just preparing but even delivering food, often free of cost to those in need. Recently, Chef Saransh Goila also launched ‘COVID Meals For India’, a  comprehensive list of home chefs who prepare and deliver fresh meals to Covid patients, caregivers, covid warriors and anyone who needs nutritious meals on a day to day basis. Bangaloreans, here are 5 home cooks that will deliver food to your doorstep, so you can take care of the dietary needs of yourselves and your loved ones. Shower these home chefs with lots of love and appreciation!

1. Mission Chai

Mission Chai owned, operated and run by women offers home-cooked vegetarian meals to quarantined Covid positive patients. Seema Nayyar, started this food delivery drive last year. With her husband, Rakesh Nayyar, an Assistant Engineer with ISRO they distribute over 200 meals daily to people stuck in their homes due to Covid. Friends and relatives also chip in to help them cook dal, roti, sabzi and rice. They pack them in disposable packets and deliver through directly or through Dunzo. The meals are free of cost but Dunzo charges are applicable. Orders can be placed for a day or for 10 days continuously between 8 am and 10 am.

Location: Indiranagar, Marathahalli, Domlur, Old Airport Road and Kaggadasapura
Contact: +91- 9448385243, 9740014531 and 9844052762

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2. Recipe Of Hope

A volunteer group initiated by Piyush Jain and Miti Desai, Recipe Of Hope certainly brings hope to the lives of Covid patients seeking ghar ka khaana. Serving home-cooked thalis, Recipe Of Hope have kitchens in Koramangala, Kasturi Nagar, Hebbal and Cooke Town. But over the past few weeks, this delivery kitchen has expanded its base with many #CarriersOfHope. People from all across the city have volunteered to prepare and deliver home-cooked meals to those in need. To order a thali, just book Dunzo from one of the kitchens and bear the delivery cost.

Location: Koramangala, Cooke Town, Hebbal and Kasturi Nagar
Contact: 8088407064


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3. Cheran Kumer

Cheran Kumer, a musician prepares homemade food for COVID-19 patients and caregivers. You can opt for a 14-day package of healthy, tasty, authentic and nutritious food, delivered at your doorstep by vaccinated delivery personnel. The meals cost as low as ₹30 for those willing to pay. And if you can’t afford it then it’s for free. So far, he has helped deliver meals to a pilot, elderly, doctors and volunteers who have contracted the virus after helping those in need. The food is prepared using fresh ingredients and packed in aluminium packaging. Contact him on Instagram to deliver nutritious food at your doorstep.

Location: All across Bangalore
Contact: 7483541562


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4. Utterly Homely

Home cook, Hansika Subramanian helmed Utterly Homely aims to deliver freshly prepared ghar ka khanna to the homes of Covid patients and caregivers. Pre-order the delicious meals and get them delivered through Dunzo. This home cook will provide meals to everyone based out of JP Nagar, Jayanagar and BTM. You can be assured of utterly homely food prepare with lots of love, warmth and nourishment. 

Location: JP Nagar, Jayanagar & BTM
Contact: 9167347028


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5. Sneha Vachhaney

A Covid warrior, Sneha Vachhaney cooks and delivers home-cooked nutritious thalis to Covid patients for free. Her thali consists of rice, dal, dry sabzi and salad. You can place an order for thalis between 9 am to 6 pm. Sneha Vachhaney only provides lunch and dinner meals at locations in Bellandur, Yamlur, Koramangala and Sarjapur. The food and delivery are free of cost in these areas. But in any other areas of Bangalore, you might have to pay a nominal delivery cost to Dunzo or Swiggy.

Location: Bellandur, Sarjapur, HSR Layout, Koramangala, Yamlur
Contact: 9986529312


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Bangaloreans, fret not. These amazing home cooks with golden hearts shall take care of all your dietary needs as you battle the coronavirus with your family. If you’d like to volunteer, do contact these Covid warriors to lend a helping hand.