Achari dishes use traditional Indian pickle masalas. If you are a fan of hot and spicy dishes, achari recipes are for you. Packed with the punchy fenugreek and mustard seeds…
Vegan / Vegetarian Curry Recipes
Vegetables come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. Which offer infinite varieties with numerous tastes, different colors, textures, and as many nutrients and vital ingredients for us to enjoy a healthier and happier lifestyle. The feel good factor of a vegetarian diet helps us continue to achieve a balanced life, both physically and mentally. Cooking vegetables in Indian spices enhance flavours and induce aromas resulting in much more mouthwatering dishes.
Wonderful Vegetarian Curries
Vegetarian recipes include a wide variety of ingredients both fresh and long shelf life foods. Fresh ingredients consist of leafy vegetables, roots, flowers, fruits, herbs, stems, stalks, and many more. The pulses, lentils, millets, spices and dried herbs come under long shelf life foodies. Following a vegetarian diet not only provides enough proteins and minerals, but also plenty of fiber, vitamins and antioxidants to lead a better life.
Flavourful 5 A Day Vegetarian Curry Recipes
Who says being Vegan is boring? In fact, it is the most tasteful and inspiring way of enjoying your 5 a day journey! Vegan and vegetarian food proven to be gentle on our tummy and also provide long term health benefits. The varieties of vegetarian recipes in Indian cuisine are endless. Here are a few for you to enjoy...
Dalma is a delicacy from Odisha, a central eastern state of India. Odia cuisine is one of the very traditional, tasty and healthy cuisines of the world. Dalma is essentially…
Bhindi or okra is also known as ladies finger in some regions makes excellent vegetarian curry, the Bhindi Masala. Loaded with rich vitamins and minerals, bhindi is considered as a…
Another flavoursome recipe using potatoes and spinach to create an enjoyable curry recipe. On their own, we are a bit hesitant to make potatoes and spinach into our mealtime. But,…
Would you ever imagine usual spuds and boring peas can create such a scrumptious and stunning dish just by adding a few Indian spices? Yes, we are talking here about…
Myths of Vegetarian Diet
Certain beans and pulses contain more proteins than meat products to their weight ratio.
Linseed, rapeseed, flaxseed oils and walnut are high in omega 3 fatty acids.
Soya products are a good source of Vitamin B12
Kale, spinach and broccoli are some of the foods that are rich in calcium
Need not to worry if you eat pulses, dry fruits and wholemeal bread.
Do you know?
- Marmite (yeast extract) is 100% vegetarian and provides good source of Vitamin B12
- The Vegetarian Society is the oldest vegetarian community in the world, started in 1847 in the UK
- Vegetarians’ diet has the smallest CO2 footprint on the planet earth and biggest health benefits for humans
- 70% of the world’s vegetarians are in India and vegetarianism roots are in ancient India
- The UK has the larger portion of vegetarians compared to their European counterparts
- Only vegetables can give you proteins and fiber with least possible cholesterol at the same time
- Study shows that higher IQ and vegetarianism are interlinked (Children with higher IQ tend to be vegetarians in later life)
Fabulous 5 a day flavours
Vegan/vegetarian food does not have to be bland, in fact there are endless flavours and infinite recipes for you to cook using vegetables. Add a little bit of spice and turn veggies into curries to take the vegan or vegetarian diet to the new heights. Combining seasonal vegetables with lentils, pulses and grains offer an even better choice for you to enjoy vegan and vegetarian lifestyle. Check the ‘ingredients’ section for inspiring ideas and tips to make your meal times much more exciting. Achieving your 5 a day with Indian cooking is much easier, making your veggies flavourful and interesting.