Category Vegetables

Stuffed Aubergine

1 medium size aubergine Stuffing 1 small onion thinly sliced 2 tablespoons coconut (desiccated or freshly grated) 1 teaspoon coarse salt 1 tablespoon oil (coconut oil works too) approx. 2 tablespoons fresh coriander Add all the ingredients for the stuffing in a bowl. Use your hand to mix and squash the stuffing, crushing the sting […]

Cabbage & Carrot salad

1 cup slice cabbage 1 grated carrot (normal, not fine) 1/4 cup chopped spring onion (finely) 2 medium sized cubed boiled potato (add a chopped boiled egg if u like) 3 sprigs chopped mint a substantial amount of olive oil salt & pepper Place all ingredients in a bowl. Toss with olive oil and serve!

Chickpea, carrot and coriander soup

Blend together: 410g tin chickpeas 1 cup water Braise 1 onion finely chopped in 2 Tbspn butter 4 medium carrots grated 1.2 Litre stock (of your choice) for 15mins before blending together with the chickpeas. Just before serving, blend together: 3 Tblspn olive oil 1 small bunch coriander 5 Tblspn lemon juice 1 tsp crushed […]

For the love of Binda (Okra)

Binda is one my absolute favourite Indian vegetables. It works really well served with rice and even eggs! But sometimes, I do prefer to have it alone. Just me and my binda. You’ll need: binda oil/ghee sliced onions (about 1 or 2 onions – depending on size) green masala (chilli paste of green chillies, coriander […]

Stuffed Okras

400 grams Okras Trim the head and make a vertical slit like a pocket. Stuffing: 3tbsp fresh grated coconut cumin powder chili powder salt turmeric Mix these together and stuff into the okra. Olive oil 2 red onions sliced 2 green chillies crushed garlic In a thick bottomed pan that is oven friendly heat 2 tablespoons of […]

carrot zucchini fritters

Here’s an easy peasy healthy starter – just a bowl full of veggies, spices and eggy and you’re good to go. Also a great and healthy replacement to greasy savouries at iftar. carrots (grated) zucchini (grated) spices (chilli, cumin, turmeric, ginger, coriander powder, green masala – anything at all!) salt eggy (if you need a […]

Baked Potato

A baked potato is so simple yet sublime…I love it, its comfort food for me! Ingredients: Potatoes Sweetcorn Cheese Mayonnaise/Cream Cheese/Sour Cream Method: Boil potatoes in a bowl of water in the microwave until soft. Place on oven try and slit the centre, bring together by squishing the two sides together, mashing the potato in […]

Vegetable Lasagne

I do really love lasagne but have been cutting down on the amount of meat in my diet. This is lasagne will fill you up but I think you have to love vegetables! Ingredients 1 cup butternut peeled & slice into thin rounds 1 large eggplant, peeled & sliced into thin rounds 1 cup ricotta […]

Couscous with Grilled Veggies

For the veggies: 1 zucchini 1 carrot rosemary black pepper salt olive oil Wash and cut up veggies season with spices and olive oil and bake for approximately 45minutes or until golden brown. I only had zucchini and carrots at the time of preparing this dish but you could use any vegetables at hand…aubergine, peppers, […]

Roasted Veggie Medley

For a household of two, buying prepackaged raw veggies sometimes feels like bulk-buying, especially when person-number-two doesn’t eat (m)any veggies. So to make sure that veggies still feature at all meals without the effort of preparing these every-single-meal-time, and to prevent any untouched leftovers from getting wasted in the fridge; I decided to roast them […]