Characterize ingredient network for recipe suggestion

  • Umang Nyati
  • Sneha Rawat
  • Devika Gupta
  • Niyati AggrawalEmail author
  • Anuja Arora
Original Research


Cooking is an art and every time whenever someone steps in kitchen, thought comes in one’s mind is to cook recipe according to ingredient availability. This diverted our attention also and soon it became apparent that a reliable system is required for preparatory descriptive analysis of the ingredient-recipe preparation study. Recipe preparations are inextricably linked with ingredient availability. To achieve this objective, we have formed two networks: ingredient–ingredient network and recipe-ingredient Network. These two networks are prime source to suggest recipe which user can cook according to available resources with the help of social network analysis models and its analysis measures. Network based study and analysis is effectively able to suggest recipes as an effective alternative to infer cooking preferences. Social network analysis and its measures have been used to suggest best preferable recipe according to the availability of ingredients and suggest ingredients those complement each other. Results show the suggestion of alternate recipe harmonizing with available ingredient using network. The discussed recipe suggestion system outperforms as compared to common approaches as existing approaches use only recipe–ingredient relationship for suggestion.


Ingredient network Social media Social network Recipe suggestion 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Umang Nyati
    • 1
  • Sneha Rawat
    • 1
  • Devika Gupta
    • 1
  • Niyati Aggrawal
    • 1
    Email author
  • Anuja Arora
    • 1
  1. 1.Jaypee Institute of Information TechnologyNoidaIndia

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