Along with a golden chef coat, she walked away with a prize money of Rs 1 crore and a chance to publish her own cookbook.
Neha Shah, a close second, walked away with a prize money of Rs 10 lacs and a trip for two to London; while, Hyderabad based Bhakti Arora, who came third, won Rs 50 thousand.
Nikita Gandhi found the news of her victory hard to assimilate and she made an emotional point at the finale.
“These four to five months here in India, thanks to MasterChef India Season 4, have made me realise that India is truly my home. I would like to thank Star Plus and the three judges – Sanjeev Kapoor, Vikas Khanna and Ranveer Brar; for giving her a huge platform to portray my culinary talent. stated Nikita post her win.Nikita Gandhi is the youngest to win the reality series Master Chef India so far.
Pankaj Bhadouria, a thirty eight year old teacher won Master Chef India Season 1, Shipra Khanna, thirty, was the winner of Master Chef India Season 2, while, twenty three year old Ripudaman Handa was adjudged the winner of Master Chef India Season 3.
According to Nikita, she makes the best desserts. Rose And Raspberry Eclairs is the best dish she makes, while her worst is Bengali Rasgullas, which she has never been able to perfect despite several attempts.The grand finale featured performances by Gurmeet Chaudhary and Debina Bonnerjee, and MasterChef India Season 3 winner Ripudaman Handa and Shivang.
One also saw, Preity Zinta, Marzi Pestonji and Chetan Bhagat, judges of the forthcoming reality show Nach Baliye Season 7, coming in to congratulate all the three finalists of MasterChef India 4.
The grand finale was hosted by Raghu Ram who kept everyone in splits.
Here’s wishing Nikita all the best for a great future filled with loads of recipes and lots of innovative cuisines!!
After eleven weeks of innovative vegetarian cooking Nikita Gandhi, twenty one, an Indian based in Abu Dhabi, was adjudged the winner of MasterChef Ind...2.0