Aditya is a young Maharashtrian man from London who comes to Pune to find a someone who would teach him traditional Maharashtrian cooking. His aim is to open a Marathi Gourmet Restaurant in London. In search of a perfect guru, he meets eccentric Radha, a woman who makes lunch boxes for the students and working men in her area. Aditya needs to pass many tests before Radha would accept him as student. But once she starts teaching him, a new path of life opens for Aditya. Gulabjaam is a food film, where Marathi food is almost the third important character.