Rasam (South Indian Digestive Soup)

Serves 3-4 Ingredients ¼ tsp coriander seeds½ tsp cumin seeds¼ tsp peppercorns¼ tsp hing powderHalf a lime sized dried tamarind ball ( Optional)One cup of water for soaking tamarind ( Optional )¼ teaspoon salt10 curry leaves2 cloves of garlicOne handful of chopped...

Acute Flu Home Remedies & Tips

Flu is more likely to hit at the change of seasons due to fluctuating weather conditions. If we keep our diet light during this time and wear appropriate clothing during this time, we are less likely to get flu. Here are simple Lifestyle tips if you do Avoid bath...

Ginger Cinnamon Ayurvedic Tea

Ginger Cinnamon Tea Ingredients: 1 tsp ground fresh ginger2 crushed peppercorns2 cm cinnamon crushed2 cups of water Method: Add 2 cups of water in a pan. Add fresh ginger, peppercorns and cinnamon into it and bring the mixture to boil. Reduce water to 3/4 by boiling...

Ayurvedic Cumin Tea Recipe

Cumin Tea Ingredients 1 teaspoon cumin seeds250 ml of drinking water Method: Take a pan and put 1 teaspoon of cumin seeds into it. Dry roast for 5 seconds and then pour 250ml of water into the pan. Let the water boil and cover it for 5 minutes. Strain it into a cup...

Dysmenorrhea

Dysmenorrhoea means painful menstruation. It is a medical condition characterized by severe uterine pain during menstruation. While most women experience minor pain during menstruation, dysmenorrhoea is diagnosed when the pain is so severe that it inhibits normal...

Amenorrhea from an Ayurveda Perspective

What is Amenorrhea? Amenorrhea, also known as Anartava in Ayurveda, is the absence of menstruation. It is becoming increasingly common these days. Anartava not only affects fertility in women but can lead to a whole host of other mind-body related diseases. Anartava...

Coconut and Amla Chutney

Serves 2/3 Ingredients 2 handfuls of freshly grated coconut or dry grated coconut 2 chopped Indian Gooseberries ( amla)/ Juice of one Lime/ Juice of half a lemon 1 cm piece of chopped  peeled fresh ginger 2 handfuls of freshly chopped coriander/parsley 1 handful of...

Spiced Whole Green Mung Dal Recipe

Serves 2 Ingredients ½ cup of whole green Mung dal2 1/2 cups water1 tsp ghee¼ tsp black mustard seeds¼ Cumin seeds1pinch of hing ( asafetida)¼ tsp finely chopped ginger1 small handful of chopped coriander leaves1/8 tsp turmeric1/4 tsp coriander powder1/8 th teaspoon...

Sauteed Spiced Vegetables

Ingredients  1 cup finely chopped or grated carrot/ beetroot/ yam/ beans/white pumpkin/bitter gourd/Snake gourd/ beetroot etc2 tsp  coconut/sesame oil or ghee¼ tsp mustard seeds¼ tsp finely chopped ginger¼ tsp asafoetida ¼ tsp cumin seeds1/4 tsp mustard...