Monthly Archives: November 2014

Cumin seed – next in daily spices

Your Kitchen Pharmacy- 2. Cumin seeds How to use in cooking :- Whole cumin seeds are used in seasoning. Always add whole cumin seeds to heated oil or ghee. As they become brown then add main foods such as lentils or … Continue reading

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Flavorful journey of spices – New series

Your Kitchen Pharmacy – 1. Mustard seeds How to use in cooking – Mustard seeds are used in seasoning. Always add mustard seeds to heated ghee or oil and only after they crack and pop, add next spices, followed by main foods … Continue reading

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Khichadi (Rice and Lentil Stew)

Khichadi is a nourishing and delicious dish of rice cooked with dal, ghee and spices; it is one of the staples of the Ayurvedic diet. Khichadi is suitable for all body types and, as it does not aggravate Vata, Pitta, … Continue reading

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Tip 10 – Foods that are recommended for Vata pacification

“Warm” and “cooked” are key factors in the Vata-pacifying diet. VEGETABLES – Well cooked vegetables in juicy preparation. Asparagus, white pumpkin, zucchini, artichokes, carrots, okra, fennel, tomatoes, cucumber, yellow squash, tiny eggplant, broccoli, spinach, beets. Cook vegetables in Ghee or Extra … Continue reading

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