5 Recipes to help add an Ayurvedic funk to your everyday junk
An Ayurvedic practitioner and a popular nutritionist help you give your pizza, milkshake, and chaat and healthy twist
A classic meal-time favorite! It starts with a pizza crust made with multigrain tortillas or chapatis (an Ayurvedic homemade flatbread); turmeric, which is a spice that helps to stimulate digestion and boost immunity; ginger, which is a warming spice that aids in digestion; and coriander, a spice that balances all three doshas.
Date Milk Shake
Brimming with the goodness of dates, this sweet and frothy date shake makes for a great breakfast or a healthy afternoon pick-me-up, this milkshake will help promote Ojas or vitality. Plus, it is rich in vitamins, minerals, and fiber, and only takes few minutes to prepare.
Baked French Fries
This recipe is an easily digestible alternative to our regular french fries. It is prepared with sunflower oil instead of vegetable or peanut oil. The recipe also calls for the addition of cumin and cayenne, which help make the potato fries more easily digestible.
Cooked lauki or bottle gourd helps better digestion, it is an Ayurvedic alternative to regular sweets. Its cooling, calming, diuretic, and anti-bilious properties help in reducing liver inflammation. Also, dudhi is said to have anti-aging properties.
According to Ayurveda, chickpeas help balance all three doshas – vata, kapha and pitta so, tossing them in with a few spices is a cool way to steer clear of the regular, disbalancing, and unhealthy street-side chaats.
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