Category : Indian Cuisine

Happy Mother's Day from Sula Indian Restaurant

Mother’s Day Celebrations History

Happy Mother’s Day from all of us at Sula Indian Restaurant! Here’s a bit of history of the modern Mother’s Day celebrations. Origin of Mother’s Day goes back to the era of ancient Greeks and Romans, and the roots of Mother’s Day history can also be traced in UK where a Mothering Sunday was celebrated much before it became a holiday in North America. However, the celebration of the holiday as it is seen today is a recent phenomenon and […]

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A Curious History of Curry

By early 1940-ies the word “curry,” in one form or another, had been assimilated into the cultures of Fiji, Japan, and Singapore; made its way to South Africa, Jamaica and Guyana; and even popped up in Britain, Germany, and Scandinavia (see: currywurst and curried herring). Even Americans had been eating it for a century, as the first American cookbook, 1824’s The Virginia Housewife, featured a curry recipe. However, one of the only places in the world that didn’t have a […]

Happy Valentine's at Sula Indian Restaurant

Have Your Special Valentine’s Dinner at Sula!

Valentine’s Day is a great opportunity to enjoy quality time with our loved ones. Here’s a bit of history. Today’s Valentine’s Day that we celebrate on 14th February, dates from the third century, the time of the Roman Empire. Emperor Claudius II forbade to soldiers to marry to prevent them to be tied to their family and, therefore, avoid going to war. All priests except one – called Valentin compiled the emperor’s command. This priest resisted to the Emperor’s decision and […]

bitemevancouver Food Blogger Visits Sula Indian Restaurant

Sula Indian Restaurant is the best Indian food in Vancouver for a reason. Situated in the heart of Commercial Drive, you can find all the hearty, authentic Indian food your heart desires in one spot. I was invited to come and try Sula’s food and write about my overall experience. If you are bored of your usual favorites when going to eat out with your friends, try out this authentic Indian restaurant for a change! With Taj Mahal wall art and Indian-inspired […]

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What Makes Sula’s Food Authentic?

At Sula, we strive to be the best Indian restaurant in Vancouver. To meet this goal, we use traditional ingredients, flavours, and techniques. For us it all starts with authenticity, but authentic Indian cuisine can mean different things to different people. That’s because Indian cooking styles vary depending upon climate, culture, ethnicity, religion, and economic status. The one common factor is the careful use of spices and seasoning. Our kitchen has been carefully experimenting with spices over many years to […]

Key Ingredients for Indian Dishes - Sula Indian Restaurant

Key Ingredients for the Best Indian Dish Flavours

Using the right ingredients is key to achieve the best flavours in authentic Indian cooking. These key ingredients include legumes, rice, spices, coconut, and tomatoes. Legumes At Sula, we incorporate legumes and beans into many of our dishes. Legumes act as a high source of protein in our vegan options. Chickpeas are a staple in Indian cuisine and are used in our Channa Masala, Missi Roti, and as a batter in the Fish Pakora. Rice Rice is another staple in […]

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Canada Day 2017: A Day of Fun and Celebration

This Canada Day, celebrate Canada’s monumental 150th birthday by attending one of the many events taking place in and around Vancouver! There’s so much going on, it’s hard to capture it all — but here are a few highlights. Canada Place is hosting the largest celebration outside our nation’s capital. On July 1, 2017, Canada Place, Jack Poole Plaza, and the surrounding city streets will celebrate with daytime performances from Sam Roberts, Fefe Dobson, Emerson Drive, and many more. There […]

Malabar Fish Curry Recipe - Sula Indian Restaurant in Vancouver

Savour the Summer with our Favourite Malabar Fish Curry Recipe

Flowers are blooming, the sun is shining and there’s a fresh new summer dish on our menu to celebrate the start of the summer season. Malabar Fish Curry is one of our favourite dishes for summertime. It’s easy to prepare on those busy summer days or nights when you’re out enjoying the best time and weather of the year. You can check it out on our menu or prepare it for yourself at home with the recipe below. This curry […]

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The Mighty Little Lentil: Red Lentils, a Sula favorite

1 Pot Meals – huge fan, can’t say enough about them. There’s nothing more pleasing then getting all of your ‘nutritional requirements,’ or simply staving off hunger with something that fits in one pot.  Not that I’m discriminating against say 3 pot meals but for the added bonus of reheating everything the next day in just 1 pot—need I say more?! In search of that secret ingredient meets all nutritional requirements, or at least contributes to your protein, foliate, dietary […]

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Kofta Dil Bahar: veggie dumplings bathed in iconic butter sauce

To follow up on my comment the other day about how it feels as though it’s not really Winter in Vancouver right now and how it should be Spring, I take it all back. I could complain about the lovely coolness we’re currently experiencing  but instead, I’m going to partake in an opportunity to warm up with some of Sula’s Kofta Dil Bahar. It’s a dish that I’ve haven’t tried yet (I tend to get slightly obsessed with a few […]