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Bundobust Manchester does ‘meat’ for the first time - here’s what on the menu

It’s a new departure (of sorts) for the popular veggie specialists but it won’t upset vegans!

<p>Bundobust Does Meat - what’s on the menu?</p>

Bundobust Does Meat - what’s on the menu?

Gujarati street food restaurant Bundobust is causing a stir with its latest menu - Bundobust Does Meat.

But dedicated fans of the vegetarian eatery at Piccadilly need not worry - the menu involves a partnership with plant-based meat producer, Meatless Farm and is the restaurant’s first venture into meat substitutes.

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They say it will let them offer more traditionally meat-focused Indian dishes but produced for the veggie and vegan market.

What’s on the menu then?

Butter Chicken - a spicy vegan spin on the traditional meat-based classic.

There’s also Keema Matar, where the mince has been swapped for a non-meat version and cooked with cinnamon, bay leaf, onion, and chilli.

And there is more ‘meatless mince’ in the Shami Kebabs – lentil patties spiced with ginger, green chilli, kewra water and mint, served with pickled red onion and a red pepper chutney.

Bundobust butter chicken

And Bundobust is also serving new alcohol-free vegan beer to help people trying Dry January enjoy a night out.

Mayur Patel, co-founder at Bundobust, said: “These specials are something we’ve been working on for months. We experimented with a selection of meat substitutes, and Meatless Farm products lent themselves best to Indian food. Both Bundobust and Meatless Farm are Leeds born businesses focusing on meat-free offerings, so it made sense to work together on these new limited edition specials.”

Mayur Patel and Marko Husak, Bundobust Founders

Michael Hunter, UK managing director at Meatless Farm, added:“Meatless Farm and Bundobust have great synergy as passionate and creative Northern businesses with a meat-free focus. It made perfect sense to collaborate with them to create their Indian street food vegan specials, allowing us to offer even more delicious plant-based options for customers across Leeds, Manchester and Liverpool, this Veganuary and beyond.”