Story Tellers | 24 May 2017

7 places in Mumbai serving Guilt-free, Gluten-free, Vegan dishes, so good that it'll make you forget your Non-vegetarian Lifestyle

It is defined as the doctrine of man living without exploiting animals. Vegans do not eat beefporkpoultryfowl, gameseafoodeggsdairy, or any other animal productsVegan diets are based on grains and other seedslegumes (particularly beans), fruitsvegetablesedible mushrooms, and nuts. There is a strong belief that vegan diets contain all the nutrients to lead a healthy and nutritious life, and, in fact, are more conducive to being free of lifestyle diseases like heart disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure. 

With this concept finding many followers internationally and especially in India, it was only a matter of time before the culinary world adapted to the novel model with vegan variations of popular dishes. With tasty and lip-smacking alternatives to milk and even food now, veganism is taking over the world, one dish at a time. 

There are numerous small cafes in Mumbai too that are transforming into vegan-friendly shacks. Chefs across the length and breadth of the city are putting their wits together to prepare delectable vegan menus. If you're thinking of turning vegan and don't know where to start nibbling, this is your go-to guide. Let us know of more amazing places to visit for delightful vegan cravings, till then, om-nom-nom. 

1.Birdsong: The Organic Cafe, Bandra (West)

Situated in one of the bylanes of the busy suburb, this not-so-easy-to-find-cafe resembles a state-of-the-art studio. With several vegan options to satiate your taste buds, we'd recommend this place for a quick bite and a refreshing drink.
What you should try: Brown rice risotto with vegan sauce and the hot chocolate.

Price for two: Rs 1400
Timings: 9am to 11pm
Contact: 02226422323

2.Pali Village Cafe, Bandra (West)