5 Lip-Smacking Vegetarian Dishes
Garnished with the traditional spices and a lip-smacking flavour, the Indian vegetarian cuisine is truly a vegetarian’s delight. So, here is a quick read of the country’s famous vegetarian dishes.
1. Malai Kofta
The first dish in the vegetarian list to feast on is Malai Kofta. Loaded with a base of rich tomato sauce, Malai Kofta boasts of some tasty variations like lauki k kofte, kathal k kofte and kele k kofte. One can feast on this yummy dish with either Naan or Jeera rice.
2. Dal Tadka
Ask an Indian about Dal Tadka and you will know how much we rave over this tasty curry. It is a simple dish wherein yellow lentils are toasted in ghee or oil and spiced to get a yummy flavour. Have it with roti, chapatti or rice, the choice is yours! But, Dal Tadka we get at a local dhaba is something that a veg lover should not give a miss.
3. Mutter Paneer
Mutter Paneer can be proudly called a vegetarian’s butter chicken. It is one of the favourite North Indian dish made using mutter and paneer and has a base of tomato gravy. One can eat this lavish dish with Indian breads like chapatti, naan, paratha or roti.
4. Baingan Ka Bharta
Another vegetarian delight is Baingan Bharta, which is made from charred brinjals that are cooked in sautéed onions, tomatoes and chillies. Famous as the Indian Eggplant, Baigan ka Bharta is a simple dish, garnished with the local flavours. One can grab a bite with a chapatti, roti or rice.
5. Aloo Gobi
And the last dish from the vegetarian’s kitchen is Aloo Gobi, various versions of which can be found across the country. It is an amalgamation of potatoes with cauliflower cooked in some assorted Indian spices. Aloo Gobi forms an important part of a daily Indian vegetarian cuisine.