The celebrations for Hari Raya Aidilfitri are an excellent opportunity for you and your guests to indulge in their favourite vegetarian-friendly foods, especially for Muslims who have recently observed the month of Ramadan.
Families, friends, and loved ones come together to eat delicious curries, salads, and grilled plant-based meats, then enjoy treats and drinks made for the occasion.
In this post, we will explore tips for hosting a fantastic vegetarian-friendly Hari Raya open house, as well as dishes to wow your guests!
Most people still assume that being a vegetarian and being a vegan are synonymous, mistaking the word “vegan” for a shortened form of the word “vegetarian.”
A vegetarian is someone who does not consume real meat (including seafood). Vegans have chosen not to support any form of animal exploitation.
This includes not just the decision to avoid eating meat, but also any animal by-products such as eggs, milk, and honey.
With this information, you should know what to prepare for your vegetarian guests.
Some vegetarians insist that their vegetables shouldn’t be cooked in pots and utensils that have previously been used to cook real meat.
Other vegetarians may have other defined principles. It’s usually a good idea to find out what your guests are comfortable with.
During this time, you will require a lot of energy to keep up with all of the festivities and frequent visits. You don’t want to appear exhausted and weak when your guests arrive.
You can save time in the kitchen by preparing most of your ingredients ahead of time and buying ready-to-eat vegetarian products from a vegetarian food manufacturer that makes plant-based meats and other foods in Malaysia.
Tempeh and tofu are the most common sources of protein for Malaysian vegetarians. Tempeh has 20% protein and is one of the world’s most reliable, high-quality plant-based sources.
Tofu is high in protein, at least 10%. For the sake of quality, get plant-based meats from a trusted manufacturer in Malaysia.
Everbest offers various plant-based meats, from Veg. Teochew Duck to Veg. Mutton and Veg. Prawns.
Now that you know how to host a vegetarian-friendly Hari Raya open house, let’s look at some dishes you can impress your guests with.
Veg. Spring rolls are a favourite snack at any Hari Raya open house. The crispy rolls stuffed with a flavourful mixed veggie filling will satisfy your guests.
Everbest’s ready-to-eat Veg. Spring rolls will save you the time and energy of trying to cook this from scratch.
Everbest Veg. Spring Rolls are filled with a delectable vegetable combination and wrapped in healthy pastry sheets. Serve it as an appetiser or dessert at your open house.
The Veg. Salad Roll is a fresh and tasty way to consume vegetables. It’s ideal for a Hari Raya open house.
Fresh corn and mayonnaise are layered with crispy bread crumbs to create a flavour that will leave everyone wanting more.
This is the best option if you want to prepare a delicious snack or appetisers for your vegetarian guests in less than 20 minutes.
It’s crispy and tasty and can be served as a dessert or an appetiser during an open house celebration.
These spring rolls are a tasty alternative to the regular fried kind and have become “the vegetarian’s favourite.” Serve with your preferred dipping sauce and everyone will thank you!
Talk about layers of ultra-crispiness that have been golden-browned to perfection! Spring roll wrappers are an essential (and much-loved) ingredient in spring rolls.
The Everbest Spring Roll Wrapper can be utilised in a variety of ways, including snacks, appetizers, main dishes, and salad dressing.
It is also adaptable to a wide range of recipes.
These classic delicacies have proven to be a hit with vegetarians.
Tap into the nostalgia of the Hari Raya season with a dazzling array of all or some of these foods, and your guests will be begging for more.
All of these Everbest vegetarian products are available at major supermarkets in Malaysia.
Last but not least, remember to top off your meals with a free-flowing cordial punch and soft drinks for a thirst-quenching finish.