Jun 25, 2024, 08:37 PM IST

7 most popular vegetarian dishes in Indian cuisine

Pavan Naidu

Indian cuisine is renowned for its rich flavours, offering a plethora of vegetarian dishes.

Paneer Tikka: Paneer Tikka consists of marinated paneer cubes grilled, infused with a medley of spices and usually served with mint chutney.

Chole Bhature: Originating from North India, this dish features spicy chickpea curry (chole) paired with deep-fried bread (bhature), creating a satisfying meal.

Pav Bhaji: A Mumbai street food favourite, pav bhaji is a flavourful blend of mashed vegetables cooked with spices, served with buttered bread (pav).

Litti Chokha: Hailing from the state of Bihar, this dish consists of roasted wheat balls (litti) served with a spicy mashed vegetable mix (chokha). The smoky flavours of this dish have captured the hearts of food enthusiasts across the country.

Dal Makhani: A staple in Punjabi cuisine, Dal Makhani is a lentil curry made with butter and cream.

Masala Dosa: Hailing from South India, Masala Dosa is crispy filled with potatoes and served with coconut chutney and tangy sambar.

Pohe: A traditional Maharashtrian breakfast dish, is a savoury and light meal made from flattened rice. It is seasoned with mustard seeds, turmeric, curry leaves, and garnished with peanuts and coriander.