Veganuary is an annual challenge run by a UK nonprofit organisation that promotes and educates about veganism by encouraging people to follow a vegan lifestyle for the month of January. Since the event began in 2014, participation has more than doubled each year. 400,000 people signed up for the 2020 campaign.
This year, there are many restaurants in Dubai that are celebrating veganism this month. Here are some of those:
Vegan Dishes at Sagar Ratna
The pure vegetarian Marwari / Rajasthani cuisine restaurant Sagar Ratna is all set to celebrate the month of January dedicated to Vegan lifestyle.
Sagar Ratna is now offering a special vegan menu that will have its best-selling vegetarian dishes with recipes altered to suit a vegan lifestyle.
Vegan Menu for January at Sagar Ratna includes:
1) Soya Chaap ke Sule – 30 AED
2) Bhindi Masala – 27 AED
3) Bhindi Kurkure – 27 AED
4) Hyderabadi Biryani – 27 AED
5) Moong Dal Halwa – 15 AED
All the dishes will be prepared as suitable for a vegan lifestyle and will be available at Sagar Ratna Jumeirah Lakes Towers and Oud Metha.
Vegan Menu at China Bistro
China Bistro known for serving delicious Pan Asian Cuisine is celebrating veganuary with its special menu serving the vegan pan Asian flavours to its diners. The vegan menu includes a choice of appetizers, mains, and staples making the dining experience memorable for vegans as well as flexitarians.
The vegan menu includes appetizers: Cui Cui chilly corn (AED 34), Crispy Vegetable Konjeenaro (Aed 28), Sauteed Zucchini broccoli ginger-soy (Aed 32), and Crispy Lotus Stem Singapore style (AED 34).
For mains, there is a choice of Assorted Vegetable in a sauce of your choice (AED 34) and vegetable Croquettes chilli soy (Aed 34).
Last but not least, popular staple Asian dishes on the vegan menu include Mixed Vegetable fried rice (Aed 30), Golden Onion & Shitake mushroom rice (Aed 30), Sichuan Vegetable rice (Aed 30), and Burnt garlic vegetable fried rice(Aed 30).
Vegan Malai Kulfi at Dhaba Lane
Dhaba Lane, known for serving authentic Dhaba (roadside shacks on Indian Highways) delicacies in an urban setting in Dubai is celebrating the spirit of veganuary with the launch of a vegan version of a popular Indian dessert, Malai Kulfi.
Priced at AED 30, the vegan malai kulfi is made up of avocado, pistachio, and plant-based milk, and is available at Dhaba Lane Karama and Al Garhoud.