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5 delicious VEGAN Indian recipes that you probably never heard of!

There is no need to go out for your Indian food when you can make wonderful vegan recipes right at home. You could be missing out on some of the best dishes in the world if you don't try them! Check out these 5 must-try vegan recipes from India that are truly scrumptious.

1) Chickpeas Curry (Chana masala) -

Chickpeas curry may not sound like much, but it is seriously delicious and easy to make. Chana masala has a lot of spice so many people love it because this dish makes their house smell great while it's cooking! Chickpeas are also high in protein which will give you energy all day long! Chickpeas are also known to be good for your heart so this Chickpeas curry is great health-wise too! This Chickpeas curry recipe makes the perfect side dish or you can have it over rice.

2) Palak Paneer -

This green dish is creamy, rich, and full of powerful flavor. Palak paneer is great on its own or served with rice for a more filling meal. You can make it vegan by subbing out the traditional Indian cheese with tofu or you can add in soy meat like seitan. The choice is up to you! This dish is so tasty that you can't go wrong either way.

3) Chickpea Flour Pancakes (Chilla/Pudla) -

Chickpea flour pancakes are light and fluffy and they go great with some chutneys or even just some fruit preserves. Chickpea flour has a lot of health benefits too since it contains calcium and iron which help keep your bones healthy and give you energy throughout the day! Chickpea flour is also high in protein like most beans so it's perfect for vegans. Chickpea flour pancakes are light and filling too which makes them the perfect breakfast dish or even a quick snack!

4) Crispy Okra Fries -

This isn't your typical French fry recipe, but it's great if you are looking to eat more plant-based foods! Okra is a type of vegetable that is commonly used in Indian cuisine and it tastes delicious when dipped in some garbanzo bean flour. Chickpea flour is another common ingredient in this meal.

5) Vegan Potato Curry -

This vegan potato curry is just as good as any other dish that you could order at an Indian restaurant and it's also quite simple to make. Potatoes are abundant in India and they're one of the most commonly used vegetables across all cultures, so this recipe will be familiar and tasty no matter where you're from!

These vegan recipes from India are sure to become household favorites! Chickpea flour, Indian spices, and plenty of other ingredients make these delicious. Make them for your friends and family or just make them for yourself to get a taste of Indian cuisine.

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