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What the PLANT is going on? New Indian Vegan dishes 'Protesting' at The Colonial Indian Restaurant

There’s a real vegan community these days. Seem like every other person has rebelled from the meat-eating society commune and made the switch to becoming a plant-based eating machine, aka herbivore. Becoming a vegan is “in” especially across the Australian hospitality industry. We’ve recently all heard about the latest trends in the Vegan consumer market, and its trending upwards!

As all of you know, the vegan diet is a type of vegetarian diet that excludes meat, eggs, dairy products and all other animal-derived ingredients. This type of diet has started to be preferred by many people over the past few years.

Is becoming vegan going to help improve my health?

The answer is simple – there’s certainly no harm adding a few Indian Vegan dishes into your weekly diet and see how you feel after a month or so! > Book your table and dine at The Colonial British Indian Cuisine to get the best of both worlds; open for dinner from 5 pm. Here’s an extensive menu covering it all for Indian vegan menu to Indian vegetarian dishes, gluten-free meals and meat lovers by the pound – plus delicious Indian rice dishes, Indian curry and sides with delectable Indian desserts make it a top pick for dining out in Sydney restaurants!


Initially, there was reluctance in acceptance of the vegan diet as there were many myths associated with this diet. One of the biggest myths was that a vegan diet does not provide full nutrition to our body. However, it has been scientifically proven based on various studies which demonstrate that there is no difference in the satiety between animal-based protein and plant-based protein.

Another popular myth is the vegan diet makes people internally weak. This has been proven wrong by many athletes and other sportspeople who have switched over to vegan and are excelling in their respective sports. We all know about Serena Williams, Lewis Hamilton, Daniel Bryan J.

Earlier Australians were unaware of the benefits of the vegan diet and also restricted by the unavailability of vegan food in the market. Well, the wait is over now for all the vegan lovers as Sydney’s no. 1 British Indian restaurant - The Colonial British Indian Cuisine has launched luscious Vegan dishes in its menu and is one of its kind in Sydney.

This is the only place in Sydney where we food connoisseurs will be given a soul-fulfilling treat to our taste buds with mouthwatering Indian vegan dishes which have been prepared by the finest chef with love and affection.

The Colonial brings to you a vast menu for Indian Vegan dishes. Its Vegan Paneer Butter Masala is one of the popular choices there. Vegan paneer which is (Tofu) marinated and cooked in traditional tandoor and is served with tomato, ginger and cashew nut butter masala curry is dairy-free ad suitable to lactose intolerant segment also.


Another must-try dish is Vegan Gobhi Musullam – The whole blanched cauliflower is roasted then cooked with luscious Mughlai inspired makhani sauce. It is the most loved dish among vegetarians and vegans.

The next dish in the vegan menu has no match at all - Vegan Bombay Potatoes & Peas. This preparation has the perfect combination of Indian spices which are combined with sautéed potatoes and peas and the list goes on to explore more come and visit the Colonial British Indian Restaurant at Neutral Bay and Darlinghurst in Sydney.

The vegan diet is not a new concept it can be traced back to ancient Indian and eastern Mediterranean societies. The Vegetarianism has been practised thousands of years ago but today it is easy to ditch the meat and animal products as there are a plethora of options of plant-based foods available in the food world. Today many people across the globe are switching to a vegan diet according to Euromonitor, between 2015 and 2020 Australia is projected to continue as the third fastest-growing vegan market in the world at 9.6% growth. More than two million Australian are vegetarian or vegan according to nationwide population study recently released by Roy Morgan, Australia’s leading market research company.

But why should one switch to Vegan food, the first and foremost reasons that come to mind is to save the environment which is itself a big reason. Many people who are eating plant-based food are passionate about protecting animals. They strongly believe that animals have right to live and freedom. We all know that animal meat is hard on the environment as they create 14% of carbon emission worldwide. For all the meat lovers changing to vegan would look like a nightmare but slowly and gradually when your taste buds will get a hang of this wonderful and healthy food there will be no looking back.

According to the UN as the world population is expected to reach 9 billion by 2050, adopting a vegan lifestyle will be the most effective way to reduce pressure on our environment.

In addition to the benefits that a vegan diet provides for the environment, it also brings in key health benefits. Many health experts recommend a plant-based diet for people who are suffering from heart disease. It is one of the healthiest ways to live. Healthy Vegan diet is rich in vitamin B1, C, and E, folic acid, magnesium, and iron and at the same time it is low in cholesterol and saturated fats.

Vegan Diet may help reduce the risk of the following conditions such as:

  • Hypertension

  • Stroke

  • Type 2 diabetes

  • Cardiovascular Disease

  • Obesity

  • Ischaemic heart disease

Even if you have not started a vegan diet you must come to The Colonial British Indian Cuisine where you can enjoy their new launched Vegan dishes and start your journey of veganism from the place where food is served with love and affection which will leave an impact on your taste buds for life long.

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