Tag : Indian Food Take Out

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 […]

Health Benefits of Indian Food

Health Benefits of Indian Food

Being generally low in fat, high in vegetables, legumes and whole grains, fruit and lean meats, Indian food has many health benefits. It is noted for its inclusion of many spices and vegetarian, vegan and non-vegetarian options, as well as its variety of flavours and colours. So, what makes an Indian diet healthy? In answer to this, let’s take a look at the typical components of an Indian diet: – High in a wide variety of vegetables and fruit (spinach, carrots, […]

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Health Benefits of Eating Indian Food

Indian food, with its rich flavours and comforting aromas, is considered one of the world’s healthiest cuisines. While Indian food is without a doubt good for the soul, it is also beneficial to your overall health as a result of the various ingredients, spices, and cooking methods involved. At Sula Indian Restaurant in Vancouver, our dishes are carefully crafted to create a healthy and enjoyable dining experience that brings together traditional and modern understandings of health while promoting the joy […]

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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 […]

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Sula Indian Restaurant’s Meatless Monday Recipe: Dal Shorba

Whether you are a vegetarian, vegan, straight up carnivore, or an all round connoisseur, there’s something intriguing about Meatless Monday. Originally, Meatless Monday, began in World War I as part of the war effort and now it’s being revived by organizations like Earthsave Canada in an effort to spread awareness about sustainability. Meatless Monday has once again caught on. With Indian cuisine, for example, going meatless is easy. Often, what makes a curry, rice preparation, soup, or speciality dish amazing has nothing to do with […]

spiced sweet potatoes

Your Thanksgiving Spread: Spiced Sweet Potatoes – Sula Indian Restaurant Home Cookin’ Recipe + Tips Series:

In just a few days Fall 2013 will officially begin. Along Vancouver’s Commercial Drive it feels like it has already started—kids are back in school, it’s dark out earlier and lets face it, we’ve already cracked out our jeans, scarves and 80’s inspired cardigans. Yet, that’s OK because some of the best holidays happen at this time of year. Labor Day weekend, for example, is the last opportunity to run off on an impromptu beach/fishing/camping/”insert your favorite outdoor activity” getaway. […]

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Super Foods: Sula Indian Restaurant Home Cookin’ Recipe + Tips Series

What to eat and what not to eat has always been and will likely continue to be a major topic of conversation. Whether it’s between you and your friends/family/the media/the diet industry/health professionals and whomever else, the specific topics will always change—there will always be new opinions, and new ideas. That’s totally fine. The part of the conversation that we are interested in is what flavors best influence our dishes. What methods or ideas from different regions in India can […]

Basmati Rice: Sula Indian Restaurant Home Cookin’ Recipe + Tips Series

Rice, like pasta, is one of those items that seems as if it’s incredibly easy to put together but doesn’t always work out. Often it’s just a few really simple moves that can ‘make or break’ it. As food lovers, and restaurateurs, we’re the first to say that it is just as important to make sure that the basics (rice, naan, even chai) are made right. There’s nothing worse than hosting a fabulous dinner party and having clumpy rice, burnt […]

Easy Chutney – Sula Indian Restaurant at Home

There’s something about being able to just dip. If you’re a parent, dips are the perfect bribe when it comes to getting your kids to eat. Ketchup, mustard, relish, all trusted standbys. There’s also soy sauce, wasabi, anything with red chilli mixed in, salsa, butter’n’onions, or that orangey-spicy fake cheese that could be toxic but is secretly amazing—just to name a few amongst thousands. When it comes to Indian cuisine, raita, tamarind, and chutney are some of the standards. Chutney, […]

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Vancouver loves Dosas

Had a dosa lately? This Vancouver favourite is actually a popular South Indian breakfast dish. If you head down to the southern part of India your meal will likely consist of rice, coconut, or both. Rice is the staple the south as coconut is grown in absolute abundance along the coast. In Southern India the morning aromas will be that of pancakes but not the kind with maple syrup, but the other kind made with rice. ‘Rice Pancakes’ are called […]