Los Angeles: YouTube sensation and young chef Nihal Raj, also known as Kicha, showcased his cookery skills on the popular American chat show “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”.

Kicha, who hails from Kochi, found fame after starting KichaTube HD channel on the video-sharing site. Till now he has featured in 33 videos. Launched in January last year, the channel now has over 6000 subscribers.

While introducing him on the show, Ms DeGeneres said: “Well, if you have ever wondered why Ellen hasn’t had an adorable six-year-old chef from India, then today is your day. Please welcome Kicha.”

Nihal seemed to be having a lot of “fun” during his maiden visit to the US as when the host asked him about his experience, he said: “It’s been fun.”

On the show, which was aired in the US on Friday, Kicha told Ms DeGeneres how to make Puttu — a traditional Kerala breakfast dish.

After eating the dish, DeGeneres appreciated Kicha and said: “It’s very delicious.”