6 delicious vegan recipes to celebrate Diwali (2022)

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Diwali, or Deepavali, is one of the most popular Hindu celebrations. It is a joyous time, filled with feasting and gift-giving. And that includes vegans! 

It is in old legends that we learn how light overcame darkness, good overcame evil and knowledge vanquished ignorance. This year compassion will conquer cruelty with these delicious, savoury plant-based recipes you need to try!

And for dessert, you can get your favourite Indian sweets with our annual vegan Diwali bundle! It comes with an assortment of soan papdi made with our ghee and mysorepak. You can buy it here!

When is Diwali?

This year Diwali will be celebrated on Monday, October 24th, 2022. 

We hand-picked six vegan Indian dishes to let your festivities shine without the dairy. Check out our other blog post, 6 vegan sweets recipes for Diwali in 2022

1. Murukku/Chakli 

Chakli is the quintessential Diwali snack. It's a light and crispy treat made from a blend of rice flour, gram flour, and spices—perfect for munching on during the festivities!

Get the recipe here.

2. Onion bhaji

This spicy onion bhaji recipe is so easy and delicious— it's a must-have for your next feast! Just mix a few ingredients together to whip up a crispy, irresistible snack! 

Get the recipe here.

3. Aloo bonda

You may know this snack as the Mumbai Batata Vada or Bombay potato vada. Either way, it's a delicious, deep-fried spicy potato dumpling fried to a golden crisp. Make sure you have this for your plant-based Diwali celebrations

Get the recipe here.

4. Aloo ki sabzi

This mouth-watering aloo ki sabzi is an excellent choice for people following a sattvic diet, because it provides sustained energy and keeps you feeling full longer. What more could you want?

Get the recipe here.

5. Mixed veg khichdi

This spicy vegetarian dish is a flavorful variation of khichdi. it's sure to warm you up during this festive season!

Just a note: use One Good ghee for this recipe for best results! If you don’t have that on hand, just use oil to replace the ghee in the recipe.

Get the recipe here.

6. Veg pulao

Looking to make Diwali aromatic, tasty, and healthy? This is the recipe you have to make, and it's super easy & quick!

Get the recipe here.

Need more recipe inspiration? Try our butter paneer, palak paneer, punjabi kadhi, pav bhaji, dahi vada, and chicken burger pav recipes!

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