By: Hannah Austin, Communications and Outreach Intern
Indian cuisine offers several vegetarian and vegan dishes, since about 20% of Indians are vegetarian (Biswas, 2018). If you’re plant-based or just looking to decrease meat in your diet, these recipes are for you! Below are a few vegetarian and vegan classic Indian dishes perfect for lunch, dinner, or even a snack.
Recipe 1: Chole- Chickpea Curry
This recipe for vegetarian chickpea curry would be perfect for a cozy winter meal!
Recipe 2: Hara Bhara Kabab
Find a vegetarian spin on the classic dish Kebabs here
Recipe 3: Vegan Malai Kofta Recipe
This Vegan Malai Kofta recipe is the ultimate Indian comfort food. They’re crispy potato and chickpea dumplings in a creamy, spiced Indian gravy!
Recipe 4: Vegan Red Lentil Hummus Wrap
This delicious vegan hummus wrap is layered with creamy red lentil hummus, fragrant Indian Aloo Gobi potato and pea stir-fry, and crisp pickled onions! Gobi Aloo Wrap. Perfect for packing for a healthy lunch!
Biswas, S. (2018). The myth of the Indian vegetarian nation. BBC. Retrieved from: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-43581122