India: the land of spices and flavors! When it comes to diversity, India is unmatched and so its food. In the vegetarian kitchen, we are a big fan of Indian food, because of several options and many flavors it contains.
Did you also know that the naan bread, which you can also eat with curries, comes from India? Also, the spicy chai tea comes from India. Finally, the chutneys, such as the delicious spicy mango chutney is also a delicacy from Indian soil. It is often eaten there and has now made its appearance in Western cuisine.
If you too have been tired of eating the same selected dishes every time, then we will get you covered. Today, we have brought you some great vegetarian food dishes to choose from. Let’s get you through a journey of the best Indian food for vegetarians in Hong Kong.
You don’t know how much you are going to love this Indian snack after trying it for the first time. Infused with spices, Samosa is a kind of crispy fried pastry stuffed with potatoes and peas. Having the flavor of spice and slightly sweet, vegetarian samosas are to be enjoyed any time of the day. They taste amazing when served with authentic Indian chutneys.
This vegetarian Indian dish is loved universally. Those who want a vegetarian version of chicken tikka, this is a must go. The popular Indian vegetarian dish is prepared when marinated cottage cheese is grilled. Yogurt and spices are used for marination of cheese and is served with chili sauce.
3.Mix Vegetable Curry
One of the most-liked Indian vegetarian food for the main course! Mix vegetable curry includes the spices and vegetables with a combination of colors that makes it interesting to present and of course, taste. The herbs that are used make the dish special for us. Try our light and mild vegetarian curry for a healthy, tasty meal.
The best Indian food in Hong Kong to combine with Naan bread or rice!
Dal means ‘lentils’ and Makhni refers to ‘creamy or buttery’. This is a famous North-Indian vegetarian dish made with whole black lentils that are cooked with butter and creamy paste. The thick texture and strong flavors are enough to add to the cravings when you’ll have the dish at your table. As it’s cooked on slow heat, Dal Makhni gives a smoky flavor that tastes incredible when eaten with garlic naan.
There hardly would be a person in India who does not like to eat Masala Dosa. It is considered a famous and liked dish of South India. Dosa is often eaten for breakfast. It is a kind of thin pancake served with a yogurt dip, and onion chutney or sour stuff. There are also other variants, for example with cheese and vegetables. Although some people thought of it as a bit too spicy for breakfast, they like to have it in lunch or dinner.
6.Paneer & Tomato Uttapam
Uttapam is basically considered as a pancake made with a batter of rice and lentils and topped with vegetables of your choice. Paneer and tomato uttapam, as the name says, includes the toppings of tomato and grated cheese with some spices and salt. When garnished with coriander and served with chutney, it gets more drool-worthy.
The dish is so much healthier and tastier that once it is on your plate, it will be over in a little time.
You certainly cannot forget this delicious dish. Although Idli has many variants, steamed Idli is preferred as the healthiest one. Prepared with lentils and steamed rice, Idli is a kind of cake that tastes amazing when consumed with sambhar (a delicacy of South India). To taste this mouth-watering vegetarian Indian food in Hong Kong, head on to Mint & Basil – the best Indian restaurant in Tung Chung.
Indian food is always a weakness, and so are Chole Bathure. This authentic North Indian cuisine is a perfect choice for vegetarians. Chole means chickpeas and Bhatura means a fried tortilla made of flour. This combination of ‘Chole’ and ‘Bathura’ stands apart and are enjoyed in any time meal. If you haven’t tried this delicious Indian dish yet, make sure to try it once at Mint & Basil, and you’ll become its fan.
From the streets of Old Delhi, Bhel Puri is a tantalizing street food that you will not be able to resist. With the same flavors and aroma, Mint & Basil has brought you the Indian style Bhel Puri which is sure to be enjoyed. Prepared with puffed rice, vegetables, boiled potatoes, onions, chickpeas, spicy and sour chutneys, and sev, this snack taste really crispy and savory. Try it as a starter or mid-meal snack; the dish has the capability to satisfy your cravings.
Now last but not least, another Indian food in Hong Kong for vegetarians that would leave you to crave for more once tasted. Pav is butter toasted bread and bhaji is a vegetable dish prepared with mashed veggies, onions, spices, butter, and cilantro. This hot vegetable curry (bhaji) has an incredible match with butter bread that you’ll realize after trying for the first time. So, do not miss out on this luscious Indian cuisine.
Can’t wait to try these out? Then why not now. Come and enjoy these vegetarian delicacies at our Indian restaurant Mint & Basil.