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Easy Aubergine Curry: Here is a simple vegan recipe for a lazy day. Ingredients: 2 cups of diced aubergine 1 to 2 tbsp of cooking oil 2 tsp cumin seeds salt to taste a pinch of turmeric ( optional) 1 tsp chilli powder or chilli flakes a handful of fresh chopped coriander 2 tbsp of … Continue reading cooknook

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Cabbage and Peanut curry Here is a recipe for a filling curry that can be served with rice as lunch.Roasted and ground peanuts are used in this. Plain peanut butter may also be used. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup of steamed cabbage( shredded ) 3  tbsp of peanut powder( ground peanuts or plain peanut butter) 1 … Continue reading cooknook

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Curry flavoured Rice noodles Here is a simple recipe for a quick lunch or dinner. The curry powder used in the recipe can be stored for about 2 months and can be used in different preparations. Curry powder: Grind the following ingredients into a fine powder. Store in an airtight container. 5 tbsp coriander seeds … Continue reading cooknook

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Plantain fritters: Here is a simple vegan recipe for a yummy snack. Raw, firm plantain is used. Ingredients: 1 plantain, peeled and cut into thin circular slices 1/2 a cup of chickpea flour 2 tbsp cornflour 2 tbsp rice flour salt ( to taste) 1 to 2 tsp chilli powder 1 tsp cumin powder 1 … Continue reading cooknook

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Banana pasta If you like  the flavour of bananas, this pasta is a worth a try. Ripe , leftover bananas may be used. Plus it takes only a few minutes. Ingredients: 2 ripe, soft bananas,  pureed 1 tbsp cornstarch 1 1/2 cup boiled pasta 1 tbsp dried basil 1 tsp dried rosemary a pinch of … Continue reading cooknook

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Coconut pudding Here is a  simple recipe for a dessert.  Change the amount of sugar used  to alter the sweetness depending  on how you like it. Also, the almonds are optional. Walnuts may also be used. Ingredients: 3 heaped tbsp of dried coconut powder/ 4 heaped tbsp of fresh desiccated coconut. 2 heaped tbsp of … Continue reading cooknook

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simple vegan noodle bowl This is a simple recipe that can be made with leftover vegetables. Although this is a spicy version,  heat can be reduced by changing the amount of pepper/ chilli sauce. Instant noodles, frozen noodles or any type of noodles can be used. It is easier if noodles are kept ready to … Continue reading cooknook