Mock meats or veg meats are plant-based products made using soya protein, wheat gluten, pea protein, or veg substitutes like jackfruit. These are cruelty-free substitutes.
For non-vegetarians, transitioning to a plant-based diet, these veg meats are a sustainable answer to their cravings.


  • Mockmeat (used Gooddot – Vegetarian Bytz)
  • 2 onions finely chopped
  • 2 tomatoes pureed
  • Spice powders -1/2 tsp turmeric, 1/2 tsp chilly, 1 tbsp cumin, 1 tbsp coriander, 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1 Bayleaf
  • Oil
  • Salt
  • Water
  • Coriander leaves
  • 2 cloves, 2 cardamon, small piece cinnamon
  • 6-7 garlic
  • 1/2 inch pc. ginger
  • 2 red chilly
  • 1 onion
  • 1/2 pc green chilly
  • Few coriander leaves
  • 2 tbsp grated coconut


  1. Grind the clove, cinnamon, cardamon, ginger, garlic, onion, red chilly, green chilly, coriander leaves, coconut with some water to a fine paste. Keep the paste aside.
  2. Heat oil, add bay leaf. Add finely chopped onion, saute till light brown.
  3. Add the ground masala. Saute for a min.
  4. Add tomato. Cook for 2-3 mins.
  5. Add all the dry spice powders except garam masala.
  6. Cook till oil leaves masala.
  7. Add mockmeat pieces & mix well. Add salt to taste.
  8. Add water for gravy as needed.
  9. Simmer on low heat for about 10mins.
  10. Sprinkle garam masala & garnish with coriander leaves.


Vanessa believes in conscious & compassionate living. She follows a plant-based lifestyle and loves to be creative. She shares recipes on her page The Vanilla Vegan to show others the simplicity of plant-based living.

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