Edited By: Pragati Bhandari

India  Renowned for its diverse and rich vegetarian cuisine, with many regions having a predominantly vegetarian diet influenced by religious and cultural practices.

Italy  Offers a wide variety of vegetarian dishes, especially in regions like Tuscany and Liguria, with pasta, pizza, risotto, and numerous vegetable-based dishes.

Thailand Known for its flavorful and aromatic vegetarian Thai cuisine, featuring dishes like pad thai, green curry, and tom yum soup made with tofu or vegetables.

Greece Offers an array of delicious vegetarian options including moussaka, stuffed grape leaves (dolmas), Greek salads, and various mezze dishes.

Ethiopia  Ethiopian cuisine includes a variety of vegetarian and vegan dishes like injera (sourdough flatbread) served with flavorful lentil and vegetable stews.

Japan While seafood is prevalent, Japan has a strong tradition of Buddhist vegetarian cuisine called shojin ryori, featuring dishes made with tofu, vegetables, and seasonal ingredients.

Israel Offers a diverse range of vegetarian options, influenced by Middle Eastern cuisine, with dishes like falafel, hummus, and various mezze plates.

Nepal Offers a range of vegetarian options, especially in the form of dal bhat (lentil soup with rice), momos (dumplings), and various vegetable curries.

Vietnam:  Known for its fresh and flavorful vegetarian cuisine, with dishes like pho chay (vegetarian noodle soup) and fresh spring rolls filled with vegetables and tofu.