MasterChef India 7: Santa Sarmah Becomes First Home Cook To Secure Place In Top 5; Impresses Judges With Her Steamed Stuffed Bun Recipe
Santa Sarmah is the first home cook to make it to the top five on MasterChef India season 7
The seventh season of MasterChef India is all set to have its grand finale next week and the show has got its top 5 finalists. The cooking reality show has been making headlines ever since it premiered on television. As the show is about to wrap, all the contestants have pulled up their socks as they are leaving no stone unturned to impress the judges with their flavours. Notably, Santa Sarmah from Assam has become the first home cook to make it to the top five. He won the last mystery box challenge.
In the recent episode, famous chef Manish Mehrotra appear on the show and introduced the mystery box challenge to the top six home cooks-Nayanjyoti Saikia, Gurkirat Singh, Aruna Vijay, Kamaldeep Kaur, Suvarna Bagul and Santa. Chef Manish brought three mystery boxes with him and one of them contained a syphon gun, while the other two had liquid nitrogen and cooking ingredients, respectively. Amongst 6 finalists, Santa Sarmah succeeded in impressing the judges with her steamed stuffed bun with celeriac foam and kaffir lime and dry dhania chutney. All the chefs liked flavours in her dish and showered compliments on her. ALSO READ: MasterChef India 7 FINALE: Ranveer Brar, Vikas Khanna And Garima Arora Reveal Their Most Favourite Dishes From Competition
Chef Manish was left in awe of her recipe and stated he hope that she’d become an accomplished chef one day. After winning the challenge, an elated Santa said, “The task was difficult as I’ve never used these techniques before. I had to give it my best since it is the final week. I was nervous but I gave it my all and the judges liked my dish.”
Meanwhile, MasterChef India 7 is judged by Vikas Khanna Ranveer Brar and Garima Arora. The show will have its finale on March 31, 2023, on Sony Entertainment Television.