20 most-liked traditional vegan dishes from around the world.
There are delicious and traditional vegan dishes from different countries. Quality and taste are a priority for the most liked traditional dishes. Every country has its favorite traditional dishes that you should try. Also, many of them are already vegan or can easily be converted.
Why are traditional dishes often plant-based?
At the beginning of the 20th century, people primarily had to deal with war and hunger; whatever was available was served: mostly vegetables from the garden or the local farmer. At this time, People ate seldom meat. With the war’s end, prosperity increased, which was also noticeable in the selection of dishes on the dining table.
Especially in the Western world, People started to eat more meat, and with the increased demand, factory farms appeared. But over the decades, fat became taboo, and consumers looked more for foods as fat-free as possible. Later, sugar and carbohydrates became the enemy. More people had health problems. The vegan movement can change this.
The most-liked traditional dishes prove there is no need for meat to cook delicious food.
Veganism is now a global trend with solid growth.
A healthy diet and health are becoming more and more important. The choice of vegan food is increasing, and supermarket chains have set up areas with vegan food. In addition, the number of purely vegan restaurants in the big cities is increasing.
Let’s embark on a journey into the traditional plant-based cuisines of the world.
Which traditional national dish do you like the most? What do you think is the tastiest international food in the world?
Have you ever tried muhammara? It’s a spicy pepper dip that originated from Aleppo, Syria, with one of the key ingredients being Aleppo chili flakes! Think of this dip as a mix of savory, sweet, and smoky with a little spice.
This Indonesian sambal goreng tempeh is spicy, fragrant, and packed with flavors! Pan-fried instead of deep fried, this version is healthier and easier to prepare. All you need is 15 minutes and a handful of ingredients to make this sambal tempeh.
Today’s recipe is inspired by a Georgian dish known as nigvziani badrijani (stuffed eggplants), which is delicious and very suitable for al fresco cooking so it’s perfect for the BBQ season. Its key ingredients – eggplants, walnuts, garlic, and lemon – happen to be some of my favorites, too so it’s a no-brainer!
Spaghetti aglio e olio is the perfect pasta dish for busy weeknight dinners! The preparation couldn’t be any easier; you only need very basic ingredients, it’s ready in just a little over 10 minutes, and it’s packed with flavor!
Mujadara is a Middle Eastern lentils and rice recipe with crispy caramelized onions. Just 3 ingredients make an easy vegan, protein-rich meal! If there’s one meal I consider my fallback go-to dish in my kitchen, it’s this authentic mujadara recipe.
Misal Pav is the ultimate, mouthwatering Bombay street breakfast or snack food. The Misal, a spicy curry, and it’s with sprouted beans and is utterly healthy! Scoop up the Misal with soft bread rolls, called pav, for a delicious and nourishing breakfast, snack, lunch, or dinner.
The recipe for Romanian style Roasted Pepper Salad, or Salata de Ardei Copti, has been in my family for decades. With its roots embedded in traditional Romanian Cooking, this simple yet easy dish is a “go-to,” or a favorite, of many Romanian-Americans.
This mini gimbap or (kimbap) is so addictive that it’s called mayak gimbap, meaning drug gimbap. It’s minimalist kimbap that’s addictive. Unlike traditional gimbap, this mini gimbap uses minimal ingredients which takes no effort to roll up.
Bursting with juicy tomatoes, hearty chickpeas, and tender pasta in a light broth, this easy pasta e ceci is the cozy weeknight meal you’ve been looking for. The best part: it all cooks up in one pot in about 45 minutes!
Healthy and absolutely delicious Horta recipe (Boiled Greek Wild Leafy Greens) for lovers of Greek cuisine! Horta in Greek literally means “wild greens,“ and it has been a staple of the Greek Diet since the ancient times