Dassana Vegetarian Homecooking | My Cookbook

In response to numerous requests from my amazing readers and supporters, I am super excited to share the highly anticipated debut of my cookbook ‘Dassana Vegetarian Homecooking: 110+ Trusted Step by Step Recipes.’ Creating this cookbook has been a passionate project, involving years of diligent effort and unwavering commitment. Although the aspiration to create a cookbook first sparked in 2013, the stars have aligned only now to bring this project to fruition. With a profound sense of satisfaction, I share a cookbook with a collection of over 120+ recipes that summarize my culinary journey and the innumerable experiences along the way.

book mockup photo of dassana amit's cookbook

Book Format and Availability

For now, you can find the cookbook in Kindle eBook format on all Amazon marketplaces.

About Dassana Vegetarian Homecooking Cookbook

Journey to Completion

Step aboard on a captivating exploration of ‘Dassana Vegetarian Homecooking’ a venture that not only features my culinary knowledge but also mirrors the intricate tapestry of life.

Spanning a transformative 4-year journey from 2020 to 2024, this book project was the sum of many facets of my life – cherished family moments, enriching travels, valuable learnings, bursts of creativity, faced challenges, moments of healing, triumphant successes, and much more. And these life experiences continue.

With 110+ recipes in combination with 10 basic DIY recipes, making this cookbook has been a thrilling and learning experience. Every recipe featured in this collection has been tried and tested by me, like all my recipes which I share on the website.

The recipes range from simple homemade staples to complex culinary creations. Each dish has been worked on a few times so that you, my readers get the best and perfect recipe every time.

Cookbook Content

The extensive cookbook has over 1800+ pages and features 123 diverse global recipes with some fundamental basic homemade recipes, all accompanied by clear, high-quality photos.

Every important step is visually shown in the form of an image, simplifying the cooking process for everyone, be it a beginner, a seasoned home cook or a professional chef.

This premium special edition eBook, currently available on Kindle, features original, trusted recipes, with the added bonus of a photo for each step, enhancing the cooking experience and ensuring clarity and perfection in every dish.

The recipe compilation offers a harmonious mix of simple and complex recipes, which I am sure you will love cooking in the comforts of your own kitchen.

Recipe Sections

The culinary creations in this cookbook are categorized into various sections, featuring:

  • Appetizers & Snacks
  • Dips & Sauces
  • Soups
  • Salads
  • Pasta & Noodles
  • Breads, Pizzas & Pie
  • Rice Recipes
  • Curries
  • Mains
  • Desserts
  • Drinks
  • Homemade Basics

Within each section, you’ll discover a curated selection of 10 recipes, with a few of them thoughtfully shared across multiple sections for a diverse and engaging culinary experience.

Cuisines Covered

Delve into an array of culinary traditions as the cookbook takes you on a journey through diverse cuisines, encompassing Italian, Thai, American, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Mexican, Indian and Indo-Chinese flavors. Additionally, discover hidden treasures from the realms of French, British, Japanese, Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese cuisine.

Examples of some new recipes featured in the book:

Scalloped Potatoes (French Cuisine)

baked potato gratin garnished with parsley in a white baking pan.

Panang Curry (Thai Cuisine)

panang curry on a bed of rice with spoon in a white plate.

Enchilada (Mexican Cuisine)

enchilada on a white plate with sliced avocado and fork by side.

Lemon Cake (British Cuisine)

lemon cake sliced on a wired rack.

Recipe Composition

In this cookbook, you’ll find a well-rounded compilation consisting of 45% fresh, new recipes and 55% existing original recipes from the website, some of which have been specifically requested by readers.

It’s a comprehensive collection that showcases my personal touch in every recipe, complemented by stepwise photos to guide you through the culinary journey.

I have also shared 15 meals plans to guide you to effortless and easy dinner or lunch planning.

Dietary Considerations

The recipe collection provides a well-balanced fusion of vegetarian and vegan dishes, incorporating plant-based alternatives where suitable, with a notable inclusion of mushrooms in some recipes.

Numerous recipes are inherently gluten-free. Certain traditional recipes may feature more butter and cheese to preserve their original, authentic and rich flavors.

Ingredient Measurements

The book mentions ingredient measurements primarily in Metric units, incorporating Imperial measures where required. Additionally, I have also included a measurement conversions guide for added convenience.

The ultimate goal is to provide a smooth and effortless reading experience as well as cooking experience.

Ingredient Guide

I also take you through an outline of some pantry staples and unique ingredients with photos; that are included in the recipes. This guide helps you to see the image of the particular ingredient and also offers insights into its culinary application.

This comprehensive ingredient guide also offers valuable understanding into the names, usage, and appearances of ingredients, simplifying the process for readers to locate and find them effortlessly and easily.

Technical Details

Due to the abundant use of images, downloading the book might require additional time on slower internet connections. While it is compatible with various devices, we recommend optimal and best reading experiences on color display devices like Amazon Fire Tablets, iOS and Android Phones, Tablets, Laptops, and other devices equipped with color displays.

A Note of Thanks…

Dear Beloved Readers,

As I introduce ‘Dassana Vegetarian Homecooking’, I want to thank you; my loyal and committed readers and fans. I am grateful to each and every one of you.

I also thank you for your trust and patience. It is because of your dedicated support and numerous requests that this cookbook has come to fruition and is now a tangible reality.

I am thrilled to share a collection of recipes that reflects my love and passion for cooking. This journey has been a heartfelt effort, spanning 4 years filled with trials, tests and triumphs.

Your encouragement has always been with me in every phase of my life. I hope that these recipes bring as much joy to your kitchen as they have to mine.

My cookbook ‘Dassana Vegetarian Homecooking’ is a celebration of our shared liking for delicious and nourishing homecooked meals. I am always grateful to have you alongside with me in this flavorful culinary journey.

With heartfelt appreciation,


Meet Dassana

Welcome to Dassana's Veg Recipes. I share vegetarian recipes from India & around the World. Having been cooking for decades and with a professional background in cooking & baking, I help you to make your cooking journey easier with my tried and tested recipes showcased with step by step photos & plenty of tips & suggestions.

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  1. Hi Dassana
    I hope u r in the best of health
    Many many Congratulations on your
    e – cookbook

  2. Dear Dassana,

    Heartiest congratulations. I am a great fan of your recipes. The first website I refer to when I want to make something new or old (a recipe of yours I have forgotten) is your website. Only today I made cherry tomatoes salad. Each recipe is easy, healthy and tasty. There is a warmth about how you writing.

    Thanks so much for being a part of our kitchen 🙏❤😊

    1. Thanks so much Anu. So glad to read your comment. Most welcome and thanks again.

  3. Congratulations on the book. Can you please advise where I can buy a hard copy? Thanks, Nyle

    1. Thank you Nyle. The hard copy is in the works and will be available after a month or so.

  4. Many congratularions on your new book.I am sure the recipes will be great as usual. Will surely buy!.