Recipes

Winter porridge

This is for the dedicated ones:) I bought an ayurvedic cook book from Germany and found this recipe which I am now eating quite a lot. Read the recipe: 1 handful of pearl barley 2 handful of pumpkin seeds (or any other seeds that suit you) 1/2 handful of porridge oats...

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Dhal soup with vegetables

1 1/2 cups split yellow mung dhal or split red lentils or mixed 8 cups of water 2 teaspoons of peanut or sunflower oil 1 teaspoon of mustard seeds½ teaspoon of methi seeds1/8 teaspoon of hing½ teaspoon of turmeric½ teaspoon of red chilli powderfresh, grated ginger1/2...

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Toasted Pumpkin and Sunflower seeds

Put 1 cup of sunflower seeds and a pan and toast till slightly brown and giving of a nutty smell. Put 1 cup of pumpkin seeds in a pan and toast slightly till starting to pop, add ¼ teaspoon Turmerik and 2 teaspoons of jeera/dhania mixture Mix both seeds together and...

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Spinach Vegetable

250 gms spinach Fodni: alternatively: 3 tsp ghee 3 tsp oil 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp mustard seeds 1 fresh green chilli ¼ tsp hing or dry red chilli ½ tsp turmeric 2 tsp sugar ¼ tsp chilli powder salt to taste 2 tsp sugar fresh coriander salt to taste fresh ginger fresh...

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Flapjacks (from the Ayurvedic Yogi)

Very taste flapjacks, excellent for lunch boxes and snacks. Sometimes I put fresh apple in as well, works excellent. Be creative:) 15 organic chopped dates 125 g ghee 150 brown sugar/jaggery/date syrup 2 tsp cinnamon 3 ground cardamom large handful of sunflower and...

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Ghee

2 pound unsalted butter Preparation: Rinse the butter with water, put it in a pot and allow it to melt on middle heat, reduce to low flame and let it simmer, till the butter is clear and slightly orange coloured. Don’t stir! During the simmering froth develops on top...

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Split Mung Bean Khichadi

In Ayurveda Khichadi has an important place. It is seen as very nourishing and balancing for all constitutions. Khichadi is an excellent fasting dish, as light to digest, nourishing and cleansing. The below recipe is ideal for the changing season of winter towards...

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