Jun 16, 2024, 05:14 PM IST

Countries which are best for vegetarian population

Shweta Singh

With a significant portion of its population practicing vegetarianism, India offers a vast array of vegetarian dishes like dal, paneer, and vegetable curries.


Known for its pasta, pizza, and vegetable-based dishes, Italian cuisine includes many naturally vegetarian options like margherita pizza and caprese salad.


Thai cuisine is rich in vegetarian options such as pad Thai (without fish sauce), vegetable curries, and fresh spring rolls, utilizing fresh vegetables, tofu, and rice.


Israel has a strong vegetarian movement and offers dishes like falafel, hummus, and shakshuka, making it a haven for vegetarian food lovers.


Mexican cuisine features many vegetarian-friendly dishes, including bean burritos, quesadillas, and vegetable-based salsas and tacos.


Lebanese cuisine includes a variety of vegetarian dishes such as tabbouleh, baba ganoush, and stuffed grape leaves, along with numerous mezze options.


Greek cuisine is rich in vegetarian dishes like dolmades (stuffed grape leaves), spanakopita (spinach pie), and fresh salads like horiatiki (village salad).


Japanese cuisine, especially in Buddhist temples, offers vegetarian options such as vegetable tempura, seaweed salads, and various tofu dishes.