Osama Jalali Biography

Osama Jalali

Osama Jalali

Biography

Mr. Osama Jalali A seasoned food writer , researcher ,Entrepreneur ,  Historian turned Chef who  has reviewed more than 2000 restaurants was born and brought up in the by-lanes of Purani Dilli but his parental roots belong to a princely estate in Uttar Pradesh called Rampur, famous for its unique Rampuri cuisine. Osama contributes for various publications and has traveled the lengths and breadths of the country to  research on dying regional Indian cuisine. He has worked extensively on dying recipes and runs a group named Lost Recipes of India. Mr Jalali has a family culinary legacy and works with his mother Ms.Nazish Jalali & wife Ms. Nazia Khan. Jalali’s travel as a family and the trio are known to specialize is curating regional food festivals across the globe.

Over the years, Osama has not restricted himself to just writing but also loves to work inside the kitchen. He specializes in curating Rampuri, Shahjahani and Lost Recipes of Mughal era menus  for private Daawats and has kept the Mughlai cuisine flag flying high. Jalali’s have cooked for various state heads and have been featured on numerous food shows on television.