Cookbook Giveaway - Saffron Soul

Saffron Soul: Healthy, Vegetarian Heritage Recipes from India by Mira Manek delivers a modern interpretation of Indian classics, creating naturally healthy dishes that are as flavorful as their original counterparts. Mira combines the best of the core elements of Indian cooking with original health-promoting twists. Mira also recreates some perennial favourites, replacing traditionally used grains and sugar with more nutritious ingredients such as millet, chia and jaggery, and cutting down on oils and fats, to make her dishes even healthier.

For more information on this cookbook, please see our review post which shares a recipe for soul-warming porridge.

We are pleased to offer three copies of this title to our EYB Members in the US and UK.  One of the entry options is to answer the following question in the comments section of this blog post.

Which recipe in the index would you like to try first?

Please note that you must be logged into the Rafflecopter contest before posting or your entry won't be counted. Please be sure to check your spam filters to make sure you receive our email notifications. Prizes can take up to 6 weeks to arrive from the publishers. If you are not already a Member, you can join at no cost. The contest ends at midnight on September 9th, 2017.


  • Shelley.b  on  8/1/2017 at 5:16 PM

    Mango shorthand cheesecake

  • sgump  on  8/1/2017 at 7:39 PM

    Oh, I'll have to agree with Shelley.b: mango shorthand cheesecake!

  • laffersk  on  8/1/2017 at 8:05 PM

    Dhokla with avocado chutney

  • HungryJamie  on  8/2/2017 at 2:29 AM

    Cauliflower & pea curry I think the kids would love it!

  • Titch  on  8/2/2017 at 4:02 AM

    I would try the My grandfather's daily tonic I need a daily tonic!

  • lgroom  on  8/2/2017 at 9:54 AM

    The pea and cauliflower curry sounds great.

  • lozzle77  on  8/2/2017 at 1:24 PM

    Mango shorthand cheesecake

  • Siegal  on  8/2/2017 at 1:32 PM

    I want to make the sour mango chutney with honey

  • michalow  on  8/2/2017 at 10:11 PM

    Masala chana chaat

  • Karla123  on  8/3/2017 at 10:07 AM

    Morning balance - tofu scramble with sweet potato! I'm always looking for tasty ways to flavor tofu, and to start my day with the right kind of fuel.

  • kpoole  on  8/5/2017 at 1:48 PM

    Rhubarb and cardamom cheesecake- 2 great flavors

  • PennyG  on  8/5/2017 at 4:24 PM

    I would give the Okra Curry a whirl!

  • allthatsleftarethecrumbs  on  8/6/2017 at 1:14 PM

    I would try the baked lentil dumplings in yoghurt & tamarind.

  • choppergirl  on  8/6/2017 at 2:07 PM

    Homemade chai

  • RSW  on  8/6/2017 at 7:06 PM

    Mango & cardamom smoothie

  • Ordinaryblogger  on  8/7/2017 at 6:26 AM

    homemade CHAI all the way!

  • sarahawker  on  8/7/2017 at 3:40 PM

    Chickpea tikkis

  • skipeterson  on  8/7/2017 at 4:43 PM

    Spelt & quinoa roti

  • Stenerson  on  8/8/2017 at 1:33 PM

    Homemade Chai!!

  • Signe  on  8/9/2017 at 8:28 AM

    Beet and coconut curry looks like an interesting new way to use some of the garden beets

  • motherofpearl81  on  8/9/2017 at 9:26 AM

    Green cinnamon detox smoothie

  • love2chow  on  8/9/2017 at 10:38 AM

    Baked lentil dumplings in yoghurt & tamarind (Dahi vada) or Charred aubergine [eggplant] curry (Oro)

  • Jenamarie  on  8/9/2017 at 12:29 PM

    Everything sounds amazing, but I'd like to try the Morning balance - tofu scramble with sweet potato

  • JenJoLa  on  8/9/2017 at 9:07 PM

    Spinach pancakes with chilli yoghurt (Pudla) sound tasty

  • LizyB  on  8/13/2017 at 8:18 AM

    Beet & coconut curry

  • MaineDruid  on  8/13/2017 at 8:44 AM

    Red lentil soup with garlic labneh (substituting soy yogurt) sounds like what I'd like right now!

  • Lafauvette  on  8/13/2017 at 11:45 AM

    okra curry

  • Purplepeepers  on  8/13/2017 at 12:13 PM

    Saffron & lime chia pots

  • WildCottage  on  8/13/2017 at 1:05 PM

    The Figs with Hazelnut Crumble and Spiced Sizzling Yoghurt sounds very intriguing! I'd love to try that.

  • Linkinn  on  8/13/2017 at 1:11 PM

    Mango shortbread cheesecake sounds delicious

  • KarenDel  on  8/13/2017 at 1:22 PM

    I'd like to try making the Multigrain spinach paratha

  • Julia  on  8/13/2017 at 3:07 PM

    Indian summer salad

  • taurus  on  8/13/2017 at 3:07 PM

    Red lentil soup with garlic labneh

  • LaurenE  on  8/13/2017 at 4:28 PM

    pea and cauliflower curry

  • t.t  on  8/13/2017 at 10:58 PM

    Mango & cardamom smoothie

  • RickPearson54  on  8/14/2017 at 7:55 AM

    Indian summer salad

  • Nancith  on  8/14/2017 at 12:43 PM

    Pecan & coconut granola with chai spices would be my choice.

  • verorenee  on  8/15/2017 at 3:35 PM

    charred masala corn cobs

  • kmn4  on  8/16/2017 at 10:29 AM

    Okra curry (Masala bhinda nu shaak)

  • br22  on  8/18/2017 at 9:46 AM

    The beetroot and coconut curry sounds great!

  • Scotsman61  on  8/18/2017 at 10:41 PM

    the sour mango chutney with honey

  • motherofpearl81  on  8/24/2017 at 7:05 PM

    Beetroot & coconut curry (Beetroot thoran)

  • Sofie168  on  8/24/2017 at 11:14 PM


  • ohyoucook  on  8/26/2017 at 7:35 AM

    Mango & cardamom smoothie.

  • stephanieyee  on  8/27/2017 at 10:44 PM

    Chhuti dal

  • Katiefayhutson  on  8/28/2017 at 3:14 PM

    Okra curry

  • cake17uk  on  8/29/2017 at 12:37 AM

    Masala chana chaat - sounds liek something my husband would love

  • dna  on  8/31/2017 at 5:49 AM

    masala aubergine

  • AnnaZed  on  8/31/2017 at 2:18 PM

    Garlic, ginger and chilli paste (page 22)

  • robynsanyal  on  8/31/2017 at 9:01 PM

    Okra curry, yum!

  • chowfamily  on  9/1/2017 at 9:33 PM

    The Saffron porridge with jaggery sounds wonderful.

  • kbiggs  on  9/2/2017 at 10:32 AM

    Mango & cardamom smoothie. I love cardamom!

  • tennyogirl  on  9/3/2017 at 12:43 AM

    maple chilied seeds

  • fiarose  on  9/4/2017 at 9:48 PM

    mm, spinach pancakes, charred masala corn cobs, baked lentil dumplings, masala grilled eggplant, cauliflower rice with grilled corn, cauliflower and pea curry, okra curry, charred eggplant curry, spicy garlic chutney...mmm, vegetarian AND indian!!

  • OnlyTheBest  on  9/5/2017 at 3:29 AM

    I'd like to try Mango & cardamom smoothie.

  • Rinshin  on  9/8/2017 at 2:19 PM


  • bstewart  on  9/8/2017 at 6:20 PM

    The homemade chai!

  • rchesser  on  9/9/2017 at 3:19 PM

    The mango shortbread cheesecake

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