A nine-year-old Malayali boy’s recipe for tortilla cup salad has won the top prize in a reality cooking show for primary schoolchildren in the U.S.

Imran Mihaz, a fourth grader in a Michigan school, topped the Sodexo cookery competition for schoolchildren in which 940 schools across the U.S. participated.

Imran presented his tortilla cups salad. He is the son of Michigan cardiologist Mihaz, belonging to Thrissur, and Usmira Usman of Aluva.

Sodexo, a global food services company, received some 5,000 recipes. Five children were selected for the final round.

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