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History of Indian Curry - Sula Indian Restaurant Blog

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 […]

2017 Annual Westender Dining Award - Sula Indian Restaurant Vancouver BC

Sula Receives Westender’s 2017 Annual Best Of The City Dining Award!

Westender magazine has recently conducted their 2017 Annual Best Of The City DINING readers’ choice awards and Sula won in two Categories: – 2nd Best Indian restaurant in Vancouver – 2nd Best East Side Take Out & Delivery in Vancouver Westender asked Vancouverites who does it best for in the food and beverage industry, in an online poll over a six week period on www.Westender.com, and got hundreds of votes in each category. The results were published in Westender Best of […]

Authentic Indian Food - Sula Indian Restaurant

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 […]

Canada 150 - Sula Indian Restaurant

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 […]

Indian Spices - Sula Indian Restaurant

8 Essential Spices in Indian Cuisine

The Indian diet makes use of many spices, flavours, and colours. It is generally low in fat and high in vegetables, fruit, and lean meat. Many of the spices used in Indian cooking contain health benefits ranging from high iron content, to helping treat and cure skin irritation, to minimizing high blood pressure. Turmeric Turmeric can be used fresh or dried and is in almost a dozen of Sula’s dishes such as the Mattar Paneer, Navrattan Korma, and many of […]

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 […]

Popular Indian Dishes in Vancouver

5 Most Popular Indian Dishes

Indian cuisine is best known for its use of aromatic spices and it’s affinity for complex flavours that are both comforting and exciting. Traditional Indian food combines a multitude of flavours like salty, sweet, spicy and creamy, with generations of cooking styles to create rich dishes that are well loved across the globe. While there are many well-loved Indian dishes, there are several that are a staple in most Indian restaurants and homes. Chicken Tikka Masala Chicken Tikka Masala gained […]

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The History of Indian Cuisine

Indian cuisine is not one specific style of dishes and reflects over 5,000 years of interactions and diversification. It encompasses a variety of cooking methods, styles, and ingredients from a variety of regions throughout the country. Indian food has also been very heavily influenced by religious and cultural changes throughout history and contact with other nations has brought different elements into the mix. Throughout history, colonial conquests and trading practices were a major factor in shaping Indian cuisine as it […]

Chai Benefits and Indian Food in Vancouver - Sula Indian Restaurant

The Health Benefits of Chai

A longstanding staple in Indian culture, chai is an aromatic blend of tea, spices, and herbs that is packed full of powerful health benefits. Ingredients like cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, clove, and black pepper have been coveted for their ability to improve cardiovascular health, help with digestion and help lower blood sugar levels. At Sula Indian Restaurant in Vancouver, chai is a staple and we are always in search of the finest blends of chai to bring to our guests. Traditionally, […]