Monthly Archives: October 2013

Vancouver Sula Indian Restaurant Star Anise

Kitchen spices at Sula: Star Anise + Vegetable Biryani Recipe

Spice How To: Star Anise – It’s pretty, and very useful. Common question, how do you use Star Anise? Do you break it apart? Grind it? Would you use just one, or several? Star Anise is visually attractive and mysterious. Grown on evergreen trees in Vietnam and southwest China, star anise is a fruit that’s picked before ripened then dried before use. Each point, or section, that makes up the 5 – 10 pointed star is called a pod. Each […]

Indian Spices Vancouver Sula Indian Restaurant

Sula’s Kitchen: Spices Explained Intro

Vancouver’s Commercial Drive is Foodie Heaven.  You’re able to grab a perfect cup of Italian espresso on one end then walk to the other and pass by cuisine possibilities from all over the world.  Encountering endless cuisine possibilities within a short distance is one of the reason’s  why we decided to open Sula Indian Restaurant along Commercial. Whether you’re interested in something that’s from South Asia, South East Asia, the Middle East, Africa, South America, or parts of Europe, spices […]

Roasted mashed eggplant

Sula Indian Restaurant’s Meatless Monday Recipe: Bhaigan Bharta

Another Meatless Monday is upon us. At Sula, our kitchen gets going early endless amounts of vegetables are cut, we caramelize what seems like a ton of onions (caramelized onions are key to all curries) and prep the spices that make the chai perfect. The prep that goes into curries like Bhaigan Bharta is no different. But the end result, is completely worth it. As part of our Meatless Monday series, we’d like to share with you a recipe for Bhaigan […]