It would be safe to say that 2019 was a ‘year of the vegan.’ You might know that veganism is all about excluding any animal-based products and going just for the natural, plant-based ones. When it comes to vegan cooking, it’s a very interesting concept altogether and another very exciting fact about this lifestyle is that tons of our favourite Indian recipes are already vegan. But, still there’s so much to explore like how you can substitute meats with vegetarian ingredients and get creative with non-dairy products. The challenge to prepare your favourite recipes using just the vegan-approved ingredients is thrilling and we have got you amazing snacks which are 100% vegan but are unbelievably fabulous!
1. Vegan Pakoda
Pakodas is pyaar for every desi without doubt. And, you might be wondering that pakodas are already a vegan recipe but this one’s super healthy too. Since, one of the most important aspects of following a vegan diet is to follow a healthy lifestyle, so we’ve got this special pakode ki recipe which is steamed and then baked, but not fried. So, go get ‘em cooking and indulge guilt-free!
Cookies are those tiny pieces of heaven which can light up any dull day within seconds. But, you might wonder that how can a cookie be vegan? Well, we have a tried and tested vegan cookie recipe here which is going to leave you awestruck. Made with all the nutritious ingredients, these cookies are not even baked. So, less effort and maximum taste plus absolutely vegan, that’s what we call a triple whammy!
You know even if you aren’t supposed to consume dairy milk in a vegan diet, there are a lot of other dairy-free substitutes which are equally good. Here’s a delectable milkshake prepared with bananas and almond milk which is going to satisfy your soul just like any other. The next time you crave for a milkshake, you can whip up this beauty and sip on!
Mamma mia! Did someone say vegan pasta? Yes, it feels like a dream come true! Cashew cheese gives the same texture and flavour to this non-dairy pasta and you won’t be able to spot the difference between this and the regular pasta. Don’t believe us? Make it yourself and you’ll know.
Yes, also an omelette that’s vegan! Presenting the vegan version of the most favourite breakfast worldwide! This recipe is prepared with the protein rich tofu which is the most popular vegan ingredient and does complete justice to all the recipes like this one. A yummy version which includes your favourite vegetables mixed with gram flour and cooked till perfection. Try it, you will love it!
Apart from these exclusive recipes, a lot of other recipes are vegan friendly. So, you can definitely include them in your diet. Here are some of the #AllTimeFavourites!
Peri Peri Crispy Corn
Soya Keema Kachori
Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.