Petrina Verma Sarkar

Expertise: Indian food

Petrina has years of experience writing on lifestyle subjects ranging from food to interior design and beauty to fashion. She has written about Indian food for over a decade.


  • Born and raised in India, she learned Indian cooking from her family and by traveling and experiencing different regional cuisines
  • More than 10 years of experience in writing about Indian food, including over 300 published recipes



About The Spruce

The Spruce, a Dotdash brand, is a new kind of home website offering practical, real-life tips and inspiration to help you create your best home. The Spruce family of brands, including The Spruce, The Spruce Eats, The Spruce Pets, and The Spruce Crafts collectively reach 30 million people each month.

Dotdash is among the largest and fastest growing publishers online, and has won over 50 awards in the last year alone, including Digiday's 2020 Publisher of the Year. Dotdash brands include Verywell, Investopedia, The Balance, The Spruce, Simply Recipes, Serious Eats, Byrdie, Brides, MyDomaine, Lifewire, TripSavvy,, and TreeHugger.

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