Upma (Savoury Spiced Semolina)

Upma (Savoury Spiced Semolina)

This is the epitome of a traditional yet simple south Indian breakfast and I absolutely love it with my twist of the added veggies to make it nice and savoury. Sure it’s traditionally eaten for breakfast but actually I often have if as a light meal for anytime of day. Of course, you can also change up the grain to quinoa, amaranth or millet you would need to have this pre-cooked.

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Spiced Rice Kheer

Spiced Rice Kheer

One of the most common desserts is a very simple preparation of milk and rice, better known as Indian rice pudding. It is a wonderful, nurturing dessert for the winter months but since we are still in winter mode at the moment I am still, at the same time being wholesome and vata-pacifying.

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Detox this Spring with a Mung Bean Soup

Detox this Spring with a Mung Bean Soup

We always turn to soup when we are sick and this is because it provides easy to digest nutrients for the body to heal and replenish. Though there are thousands of delicious soup recipes and all of them hearty and nourishing, the ultimate ‘soup-er’ food in my book is a cleansing mung bean soup. 

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Dress up you salad with a doshic friendly finish

Dress up you salad with a doshic friendly finish

Since it summertime and we all want to eat healthy & enjoy a salad as the main event, but sometimes we can be left feeling bloated and gassy, so salad choices are important as we sometimes find it difficult to digest certain raw foods. Here are a sample of salad dressing recipes to help you spruce up your salads in line with your constitution.

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