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Aubergine pasta This is an easy pasta for  a quick lunch.Though milk gives it a great flavour, it can be omitted to make the dish vegan. Ingredients: 1  large aubergine (or 2 medium sized) 1 ripe tomato ( pureed) 2 tbsp olive oil 4 cloves of garlic, chopped 1 to 2 dry red chillies, cut … Continue reading cooknook

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basil vegetable rice Here is a simple recipe that can be made in one bowl.  The heat can be adjusted and different vegetables can be added each time this is made. Ingredients: 1 or 2 bay leaves 2 to 3 tbsp of oliveoil 3 cloves of garlic,finely chopped 1 cup of chopped onion 3 to … Continue reading cooknook

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Vegetable fritata Ingredients: 7 cloves of garlic an inch of ginger, chopped 1/2 a cup of chopped onion 2 cups of chopped vegetables(carrot,beetroot,beans,capsicum) 3 tbsp chopped coriander 2 to 3 tbsp olive oil 2 tsp of cumin powder salt (to taste) about 50 ml of water 1 to 2 tsp cayenne pepper 3 to 4 … Continue reading cooknook

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Simple cabbage soup Here is a simple soup that is healthy , vegan and comforting. Warning: it contains cabbage. Ingredients: 2 cups of chopped cabbage 1 cup or 1 large chopped onion 200 ml of water or vegetable stock. 10 cloves of garlic coarsely chopped 2 inches  or  of  more ginger finely chopped 2 tbsp … Continue reading cooknook

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Tofu tomato rice This dish can serve as a quick dinner or lunch . Leftover rice can be used.Plus this is easy and vegan. Blanched vegetables can be added to this instead of tofu. Better still, add tofu and veggies of your choice.   Ingredient: 2 cups of chopped pureed tomatoes ( about 4, medium … Continue reading cooknook