Focusing on food as an essential source of vital energy (prana), the yogic diet has a host of health benefits including better digestion, increased energy levels and a more positive mind-set. With over 50 delicious and easy-to follow recipes, this book introduces the principles and practice of yogic cooking. There is an overview of the philosophy behind this traditionally vegetarian cuisine as well as dietary recommendations and guidelines. The recipes are perfect for everyday cooking, with appetisers, mains and desserts as well as sauces, soups and beverages. Recipes include courgette and potato mousaka, cauliflower pakora, dum aloo and warming Indian Chai tea. This cookbook will be an essential addition to the shelves of yoga students and teachers, practitioners of ayurvedic medicine, vegetarians or anyone interested in a vegetarian diet or the ayurvedic approach to life.