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The Robinhoods Of Mumbai: Contact These Good Folks For Free Covid Meals

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In light of the Covid crisis, we've shortlisted a few good Samaritans from different parts of Mumbai, who're providing free home-cooked meals to the ones who need them. Hit them up if you want to place your orders, or even better- if you want to donate in the form of money or ration. It truly is time for the common man to shine. P.S: Every contribution counts, no? 

Khaana Chahiye Foundation

Ruben Mascarenhas and Neeti Goyel from Khaana Chahiye Foundation have stepped up to deliver free meals all across Mumbai. They have served over 4.6 million meals all over the country and they meet the demand of more than 20,000 meals in Mumbai alone. The meals are basic - a healthy daal, rice, rotis, and a sabzi, and they rely on crowdfunding to provide these meals. Khaana Chahiye has also very recently partnered with Zomato Feeding India to expand their food reach. 

Delivery Areas: All over Mumbai and Thane 

Delivery Timings: 11AM to 9PM  

P.S: They have more than 200 volunteers, and you can sign up too! 

Vaishu's Kitchen

Mother-daughter duo- Hena and Vaishali Shah of Kandivali are helping Covid-affected patients and their families by giving them customized free meals as per their dietary requirements. They serve a simple meal of dal, rotis, and a sabzi. And in addition to that if someone needs to have green tea, or any Ayurvedic drink, they will make that for you as well. 

Delivery Areas: Kandivali West, Malad, Borivali 

Delivery Timings: 7:30AM to 11:30PM 

Omkar Tamhan, Bhuvan Bam & Rohit

Youtuber Bhuvan Bam, his manager Rohit, and his childhood friend Omkar Tamhan got together to provide comfort meals for free to anyone who is affected by the virus, or families in distress. They're serving a humble meal of dal, rice, rotis and a sabzi in the suburban areas of Andheri and Goregaon. 

Delivery Areas: Oshiwara, Versova, 4 Bungalows, 7 Bungalows, Azad Nagar, Amboli, Goregaon

Delivery Timings: 12:30PM to 1:30PM  for lunch; 7:30PM to 8:30PM for dinner

Rajlakshmi Das & Kitchen

Rajlakshmi has started a free lunch drive in the city, for all those battling the virus. She has her own delivery kitchen, which is now making free nutritious meals for Covid positive patients and their families who cannot really afford to pay for their food at the moment. Her simple meals comprising a dal, rice, roti, and sabzi are made after keeping in mind the dietary restrictions of the patients. 

Delivery Areas: Andheri, Powai, Goregaon 

Delivery Timings: 11AM to 9PM 


Having seen her family members and close friends suffer from Covid, she took it upon herself to further contribute and do her best on a local level. Amisha from Bhandup makes healthy Khichdis or dal and rice for Covid-19 patients and their families. She also consults the doctors before preparing the free meals, to ensure that her food meets the safety standards. 

Delivery Areas: In and around Bhandup 

Delivery Timings: 10:30AM to 2:30PM 

Ruchi Agarwal

Ruchi & Samir Agarwal a husband-wife duo in Airoli are making dal, rice, rotis, a sabzi, and also giving curd along with their free meals, considering that it officially summer in Mumbai. They're also open to donations, as they want to continue their service for as long as they can. 

Delivery Areas: In and around Airoli (Navi Mumbai) 

Delivery Timings: 11AM to 7PM 

Kitchen Roast

Anjali Midha, a food blogger who runs an Instagram page called Kitchen Roast, has come forward to make a north-Indian meal and a humble thali for the Covid patients and their families. There's Rajma Chawal along with some raita and salad, and there's a thali with dal, paneer ki sabzi, rotis, rice, and salad. She is open to delivering food over the weekends in Powai. 

Delivery Areas: All over Powai 

Delivery Timings: 7:30AM to 11:30PM 

Tamalika De

Tamalika resides in Navi Mumbai's Koparkhairane area, and is currently open to serving food to those in need over the weekends. There's a dal, rice, a sabzi, and salad. 

Delivery Areas: All over Koparkhairane 

Delivery Timings: 7:30AM to 9:30AM 

Amrita Prakash

Actress and baker Amrita Prakash has come forward with her mother to help those in need by providing home-cooked meals. Again, the food's healthy and basic- there's dal, rice, sabzi, and roti. 

Delivery Areas: All across Mumbai 

Delivery Timings: 12PM to 7PM 


Pre-ordering your meals will give these folks time to prepare your food more carefully. Everyone mentioned in this list would certainly benefit from a donation if you would like to contribute. We're all in this together! 

If you choose to donate, please do so at your own discretion and contact the home chefs directly.