Vegan diet is very popular these days. As more and more people become aware of their health, the environment and a plant-based diet, vegan food is gaining in importance. For this reason, World Vegan Day is celebrated on November 1st every year to celebrate vegan food and the concept of veganism. Eating vegan reduces the risk of many diseases and offers you healthier alternatives to satisfy your cravings. If you are vegan or want to go vegan, here are some interesting recipes to try.
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Mark this World Vegan Day 2021 with 15 delicious recipes:
1) Vegan Gajar Ka Halwa
Winter is just around the corner and who doesn’t want to try a delicious Gajar Ka Halwa! Interestingly, if you are a vegan you can enjoy the dairy-free version of this dessert. Vegan Gajar Ka Halwa contains carrots and nuts and the goodness of fresh almond milk.
2) Dates and vegan cashew balls
This looks like another version of the traditional laddoo, but with a healthy twist. Dates and vegan cashew balls are great snacks and are packed with energizing properties. So if you don’t want to spend too much time in the kitchen but still want a healthy snacking experience, give it a try.
3) Creamy Boursin-style spread
If you’re vegan but don’t want to miss out on something cheesy, opt for this creamy Boursin-style spread to satisfy your hunger. This is an easy to prepare dish that takes around 20 minutes and ends up with a delicious spread to enjoy with bread.
4) falafel with flatbread
Falafel is a classic Middle Eastern recipe that you can make at home with fried chickpea balls between flatbreads. All you have to do is make chickpea balls out of gram flour, chickpeas and spices, followed by delicious tahini sauce and sour cream.
5) tofu and cashew mayonnaise
If you’re a fitness fanatic and want to keep an eye on your oil or fat intake, this recipe is for you. Tofu and cashew mayonnaise don’t need a drop of oil. A typical mayonnaise preparation absolutely needs eggs, but you don’t need them for that.
6) Vegan Tofu Cigar
Here’s another way to use the tofu you might have at home. Vegan Tofu Cigar is a delicious preparation of cucumbers, spring onions, carrots, coriander stalks, fresh mint leaves and many other ingredients that will take your taste buds on a journey. This is a simple recipe to try at home.
7) Vegan Pumpkin Pancakes
Are you a fan of pancakes and wondering if you should give them up if you go vegan? Well, you can still enjoy your favorite pancakes with a twist. You can make these vegan pancakes with chickpea flour and pumpkin puree and you will love it!
8) Stir fried tofu with rice
This is a simple Chinese recipe. Enjoy the goodness of tofu, make the rice and enjoy it with no guilt.
9) Vegan Chocolate Ice Cream
This is especially important for those who did not know that chocolate could be made without dairy products. This is a heavenly combination of bananas and almonds in the form of smacking ice cream that you just can’t resist.
10) Vegan Pasta
Did you know you can make pasta at home using simple, readily available ingredients? This is a very useful recipe for those who like to eat vegan. Just use some flour, suji, salt, water and olive oil to make pasta at home and later cook with your favorite sauce.
11) Badaam Ka Sharbat
This is a classic sweet treat that you can make with almonds, cardamom, and kewda. No, you don’t need to add milk. Enjoy your delicious vegan Badaam Ka Sharbat!
12) Date and Fig Fudge
Why heavy and creamy desserts when you can choose a healthy way to satisfy your sweet cravings? This is a sinful recipe that has the goodness of dates, figs, and peanut butter in it. So next time you want something sweet, you can go for a date and fig fudge.
13) Greek style pizza
Pizza is a popular fast food product that many of us love to eat. So if you’re craving a decadent slice, just take a look at this delicious pizza made with avocado, zucchini, peppers, and olives.
14) Vegan Mango Matcha Pudding
If you’re looking to dive into a sinful mango dessert, nothing can match the taste of this vegan mango matcha pudding. Some fresh seasonal mangoes, nuts and coconut come together in this delicious recipe.
15) Almond Milk Thandai
Almonds play an important role if you are vegan and want to enjoy sweet drinks. Here is a delicious recipe that will certainly not disappoint.
Try these vegan recipes at home and let us know how they turned out.