Indian vegetarian cuisine

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India has the world's largest number of vegetarians. Many communities in India have always been vegetarian. Many Indians who do not regularly follow a vegetarian diet may adopt one during religious festivals.

Also, many Indian vegetarians eschew eggs as well as meat.[1] However, all consume dairy products. Veganism is generally not well known in India.

There are many vegetarian cuisines in India.[2] Some of them are:

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  1. ^ Gandhi Marg By Gandhi Smarak Nidhi, Gandhi Peace Foundation (New Delhi, India) Gandhi Peace Foundation., 1980
  2. ^ Food culture in India By Colleen Taylor Sen Greenwood Publishing Group, 2004
  3. ^ Punjabi Vegetarian Cooking, Star Rasoi, Press Tech Litho Pvt. Ltd.