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Dahl Soup

Ingredients 1 cup red lentils, rinsed 5 cups water 1 teaspoon turmeric powder 2 teaspoons coriander powder 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh ginger, grated 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 2 tablespoons ghee (clarified butter)or coconut oil 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1/4 cup … Continue reading

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GHEE recipe

Ghee, also known as clarified butter, is butter that has had the solid fats, water and salts removed by slow simmering. Classical Ayurvedic texts describe the many medicinal, nutritional and healing benefits of Ghee. It is said to balance all … Continue reading

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Breakfast Recipe – Oats Dosa or crepes

According to Ayurveda – Oats is heavy and sticky – a great grain for Vata pacification. Kaphas should not eat it in excess. Spices added here enhance the digestibility of the dish – cumin, asafetida. Specifically, asafetida is good for … Continue reading

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CHAPATI- Whole wheat bread

CHAPATI – How to make yeast free whole wheat flat bread Use fine whole wheat flour, add 1 tsp oil, water and make a dough. Roll lemon sized balls into flat bread using some flour. Roast on skillet on medium … 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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Lassi – Yoghurt drink

              Lassi (pronounced “LAH-see”) is simply fresh yoghurt blended with room temperature water. Yoghurt is predominantly sweet and sour, and is heavy in nature. It therefore tends to increase Kapha dosha, it can also … Continue reading

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