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spinach and  black bean pasta This is a simple vegan recipe  and it is super easy to make. Canned beans or leftover beans may also be used. Ingredients: 3/4 cup of boiled  black beans 1/2 a cup of spinach 2 cups of boiled pasta(macaroni) 1 to 2 tbsp olive oil 6 to 7 cloves of … Continue reading cooknook

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Mashed jalapeno potato Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup of potatoes, cut, boiled 1/2 a cup (or less )pickled jalapeno ( depending on how sour you like it) A handful of  finely chopped chives and parsley 4 cloves of garlic 1/2 a cup finely chopped shallots 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper 50 ml of milk salt( … Continue reading cooknook

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Eggplant rice This is a simple, spicy, vegan recipe for a quick lunch. Ingredients: 1 cup of chopped eggplant 2 cups of boiled rice 2 tbsp olive oil 4-5 cloves of garlic 1 inch ginger, finely chopped 1 bay leaf 3 cloves 1 inch cinnamon or 1 tsp cinnamon powder 1 tsp cardamom powder or … Continue reading cooknook

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Indian lentil soup: Here is a soup that is mildly spicy and sour, a typical Indian recipe. It can be  comforting when mixed with rice and eaten, yet it tastes good all by itself. Ingredients: 1/2 a cup of boiled lentils(split) 1/2 a cup of pureed tomatoes 1 to 2 tbsp cooking oil 1 tsp … Continue reading cooknook

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Pumpkin pasta: This is a simple, easy pasta recipe .Heat can be adjusted by changing the amount of pepper. Ingredients: 2 cups of chopped pumpkin( peeled) 1 cup of pasta( penne or fusilla) water( to boil pasta) 1-2 tbsp of olive oil 3 cloves of garlic 1 dry red chilli, cut a pinch of freshly … Continue reading cooknook

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Chickpea pancakes These are easy to make and  many different ingredients can be added for varying taste each time. Ingredients: 1 cup of chickpea flour water to make a thin batter 1/4  cup chopped onions 1 finely chopped green chilli(optional) 1 tsp chilli powder salt to taste 1 tbsp cumin powder 2 tbsp chopped coriander/ … Continue reading cooknook

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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