Vegan diet has become very popular these days. With an increasing number of people becoming aware of health, environment, and plant-based diets, vegan food is gaining traction. This is why, to celebrate vegan food and the concept of veganism, World Vegan Day is observed on November 1, every year. Vegan food reduces the risks of many diseases and provides you with healthier alternatives to satiate your cravings. If you are a vegan or planning to go vegan, here are some interesting recipes for you to try.
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This World Vegan Day 2021, mark the day with 15 delicious recipes:
Winter is almost here and who wouldn't like to dig in some delicious gajar ka halwa! Interestingly, if you are a vegan, you can enjoy the dairy-free version of this dessert. Vegan gajar ka halwa includes carrots and nuts and the goodness of fresh almond milk.
This looks like another version of the traditional laddoo but with a healthy twist. Dates and cashew vegan balls are a great snack and are packed with energy-boosting qualities. So, if you don't want to spend too much time in the kitchen yet want to have a healthy snacking experience, try it out.
If you are a vegan but don't want to miss the experience of something cheesy, then go for this creamy Boursin-style spread to satiate your hunger pangs. This is an easy-to-make dish that takes about 20 minutes, and you'll end up with a tasty spread that you can enjoy with bread.
Falafel is a classic Middle Eastern recipe that you can make at home with fried chickpea balls placed between pita bread. All you need to do is make chickpea balls using gram flour, chickpea and spices followed by yummy tahini sauce and sour cream.
If you are a fitness fanatic and like to keep a check on your oil or fat intake, this recipe is for you. Tofu and cashew mayonnaise will not need a drop of oil. A typical mayonnaise preparation mandatorily needs eggs but for this, you do not need them.
Here's another way to use the tofu you may have at home. Vegan tofu cigar is a delectable preparation of cucumber, scallions, carrot, coriander stalks, fresh mint leaves and many other ingredients that will take your taste buds on a ride. This is one easy recipe that you can try out at home.
Are you a fan of pancakes and wondering whether you'll have to quit having them if you go vegan? Well, you can still enjoy your favourite pancakes with a little spin. You can make these vegan pancakes with chickpea flour and pumpkin puree and you will love it!
This is an easy Chinese-style recipe. Enjoy the good ness of tofu, make the rice and relish it guilt-free.
This is especially for all those who didn't know that they could have chocolates made without any dairy product. This is a heavenly combination of bananas and almonds in the form of lip-smacking ice cream that you simply can't resist.
10) Vegan Pasta
Did you know that you can make pasta at home using some simple easily-available ingredients? This is a very useful recipe for those who like to indulge in vegan food. Just take some flour, suji, salt, water and olive oil to prepare pasta at home and later cook it with your favourite sauce.
This is a classic sweet delight that you can make with almonds, cardamoms, and kewda. No, you do not have to add milk. Relish your delicious vegan badaam ka sharbat!
Why have heavy and creamy desserts, when you can opt for a healthy way to satiate your sweet cravings? This is one sinful recipe that carries the goodness of dates, figs and peanut butter. So, next time when you want to have something sweet, you can opt for a dates and figs fudge.
Pizza is a popular fast-food item that many of us like to gorge on. So, if you are craving a decadent slice for yourself, just take a look at this delicious pizza topped with avocado, zucchini, bell peppers and olives.
If you want to dig into a sinful mango dessert, nothing can match up with the taste of this vegan mango matcha pudding. Some fresh seasonal mangoes, nuts and coconut come together to make this delicious recipe.
Almonds do play an important role when you are a vegan and want to relish sweet beverages. Here's a tasty recipe that certainly wouldn't disappoint you.
Try these vegan recipes at home and let us know how they turned out.