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The famous Indian cooking show“MasterChef India" brought by StarPlus has landed in season five and the sixth episode was telecasted on Saturday, October 22, 2016, at 8:30 PM.

After last week’s elimination with Ashwin going back, 15 home cooks remain in the race to win the title.

The MasterChef challenge

Last week's challenge was a team task, and all fifteen home cooks were divided into three teams consisting of five members each. The teams were randomly given yellow, red and green aprons. The team captains were also selected randomly as the word captain was mentioned on one apron of each colour and the home cook who pulled out the same apron lead their teams in the group task.

The Task

The work was organised at the Italian restaurant Prego in Westin Mumbai Garden City Hotel under the guidance of Chef Rahul Dhavale, the Executive chef of the restaurant. The teams were given the task to prepare Italian cuisine for fifty real guests arriving at the hotel. The teams were scored by the guests and the team scoring least went in the elimination round on Sunday.

Immunity Pin

Judges introduced immunity pin in Saturday’s episode which will keep the winner of the pin safe for three weeks. The winner of the immunity pin will be the best performer of the winning team.

The Blue Team: Shipra (c), Sreelaxmi, Siddharth, Mirvaan, and Samantha.

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The team prepared the first course and their menu dishes were Anti Pasti, Octopus Fennel with Orange Salad, Salmon Mousse, and Egg Plant Parmigiana.

Yellow Team: Kirti (c), Jatin, Anagha, Rohini, and Abhilasha. They prepared the main course dishes, and their menu had Chicken Roulade Stuffed with Sundried Tomatoes, Pine Nuts and Ricotta Cheese.

Red Team: Ajay (C), Pradip, Dinesh, Sadaf, and Ashima. They cooked a dessert, and the dish was Dolce-Tea-Ramisu and Pistachio Biscotti.

All teams were given two hours each to prepare their dishes. The blue team initiated the cooking followed one hour late by Yellow team which was followed by the Red team after one hour.

Winners:

Red team won the Italian meal team challenge with 24 votes from the customers. Blue team got the least no of votes and will face elimination round. The yellow team got 19 votes from the customers. Dinesh proved his bent and outshined in the team challenge and won the immunity pin.