Vegetarian recipes and info
Because many Indians are vegetarian, there are obviously many vegetarian Indian recipes. If you like richly spiced food, Indian is the way to go – here are some of my favorite dishes.
Bharta is a smoked eggplant dish popular in the villages of Punjab. It is usually served with greens, bread, and lassi.
This vegetarian curry is rich, filling, and delicious, and can easily be made vegan.
Instead of buying canned coconut milk, make your own. It’s fast and easy, plus you know exactly what’s in it.
Simply cooking rice in coconut milk instead of water adds a whole new dimension of flavor. Since coconut is a tropical fruit, coconut rice is traditional to southern Indian, southeast Asian, and Latin American cuisines.
An incredibly flavorful vegan soup that takes only 15 minutes to prepare.
Dal is the Indian term for lentils, and in cooking refers to any of the many Indian dishes made with lentils. There are many variations ranging from simple to complex; this recipe is on the easy side.
Quick and easy eggplant curry that you can make in a slow cooker or on the stove.
Delicious mixture of quinoa and red lentils.
Lassi is a sweet Indian drink made from yogurt – it’s perfect for cooling your mouth while eating spicy food.
This “lamb” curry is made with seitan and is spicy and delicious.