Preeti Gupta


About Preeti Gupta

Preeti Gupta is a classically trained Ayurvedic Practitioner practicing in the Bay area. She provides personalized Ayurvedic counseling sessions and monthly group wellness events that focus on balanced diet, healthy nutrition, natural detoxification, rejuvenation and disease prevention. She is passionate about using food as a medicine, and she looks forward to being part of your Ayurvedic journey soon!


Basic Hummus
A traditional hummus makes a wonderful snack or appetizer. Serve it with warm pita bread or veggies..

Basic Hummus Recipe


Moong Dal Dosa
Makes 6-8 Ingredients (Buy locally grown organic ingredients, if possible) 1 cup mung sabut (mung bean or green gram) 1/4 cup white or red rice, raw 1/2 cup water, more as needed   1/4 cup onion, chopped 10-12 curry leaves, chopped 10-12 cilantro leaves, chopped 1 teaspoon chopped ginger 1/2 dried red chili flakes (optional) 1/2

Healthy Moong (Mung Beans) Dosa Recipe


Adai Dosa Recipe
Makes 6-8 Ingredients (Buy locally grown organic ingredients, if possible) 1/2 cup white or red rice, raw 1/2 cup toor dal (split pigeon peas) 1/2 cup yellow mung dal (split green mung, skinned) 2 Tablespoons chana dal (split bengal gram, skinned) 2 Tablespoons white urad dal (split black gram, skinned) 1/2 cup water, more as

Quick Adai Dosa Recipe



Instant vegetable dosa
Makes 8-10 Ingredients (Buy locally grown organic ingredients, if possible) 1 cup white or red rice flour 1/2 cup whole-wheat flour 1/4 cup gram flour (besan) 2 cups water, more as needed   1/4 cup carrots, grated 1/4 cup onion, chopped 8-10 curry leaves, chopped 8-10 cilantro leaves, chopped 1 teaspoon chopped ginger 1/2 teaspoon cumin

Instant Vegetable Dosa Recipe


Unfermented plain dosa
Makes 8-10 Ingredients (Buy locally grown organic ingredients, if possible) 1 cup white or red rice, raw 6 Tablespoons white urad dal (split black gram, skinned) 2 Tablespoons chana dal (split bengal gram, skinned) 1/2 cup water, more as needed   Ghee, as needed (make organic ghee at home) Rock salt (saindhav salt) to taste  

Plain Dosa Recipe (Unfermented)


Coconut Chutney Recipe
Coconut chutney is made with fresh coconut and cilantro. It is a simple Indian dip and uses minimal spices. Adjust the ingredients according to your taste..

Coconut Chutney Recipe


Kheer (Rice Pudding) Recipe
Serves 4 Ingredients (Buy locally grown organic ingredients, if possible) 1/4 cup white rice, rinsed and soaked for 15 minutes 4 cups whole milk 1/4 tsp. whole green cardamom, freshly ground 3-4 strands saffron Rock sugar (mishri) or raw sugar to taste   Directions 1. Take milk in a medium pot and bring it to a

Rice Kheer (Rice Pudding) Recipe



When temperature rises outside, it affects our body and mind functions ranging from its complex biological functions (digestion, metabolism, body heat) to personality traits (grasping power, intelligence, decision making skills). Here are 5 Ayurvedic tips to keep your cool..

5 Things To Avoid To Keep Your Cool In Summer




According to fundamental principle of Ayurveda, our eating habits and daily routine should flow with the season. By regularly adjusting our lifestyle and eating habits, we can live in harmony with the cycles of nature..

12 Ayurvedic Tips To Keep Cool This Summer



Cilantro Chutney
Cilantro chutney is made with fresh cilantro (green coriander). It is a simple Indian dip and uses minimal spices. Adjust the ingredients according to your taste..

Cilantro Chutney Recipe


Easy Guacamole
This simple and delicious guacamole recipe is great as a dip or on a sandwich. The key to making delicious guacamole is using all fresh ingredients..

Quick And Easy Guacamole Recipe


Grilled Asparagus
Serves 3-4 Ingredients (Buy locally grown organic ingredients, if possible) 1 pound fresh asparagus spears, trimmed 2 teaspoons clarified butter or ghee, more as needed Rock salt (saindhav salt) and pepper to taste     Directions 1. Wash and prepare the asparagus by cutting off any tough ends. Discard the tough ends. 2. Add salt, pepper and

Oven-Roasted Asparagus Recipe


Herbs and spices are the easiest form of medicine that nature has to offer. You can add spices to rice, soup, lentils, or any vegetable while cooking. To bring out the best qualities of spices, sauté the spices or dry roast in a pan before use..

5 Healing Spices To Keep In Your Kitchen




Mung Beans Dal
Serves 2-4 Ingredients (Buy locally grown organic ingredients, if possible) 1/2 cup moong sabut (mung bean or green gram) 1-1.5 tablespoons ghee (make organic ghee at home) 1 pinch asafoetida powder (hing) 1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera) Optional: Kashmiri mirch flakes 1/2 cup onions, chopped 1 teaspoon ginger, chopped 1 teaspoon garlic, chopped 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder 1/4

Nourishing Mung Bean (Moong Dal) Recipe


cast-iron cooking
Cast-iron cookware has been around for thousands of years and there are many reasons as to why it's still used even today. Cast-iron leaches small amounts of iron into food. Boost your iron intake..

3 Health Reasons To Try Cast-Iron Cooking


Copper Cup
Ayurveda recommends a simple, practical and effective method of drinking water in its most holistic way – drinking water from a copper cup. It’s recommended to drink the water at room temperature..

Health Benefits Of Drinking Copper Water



Spring care
Allergy now reportedly appears regularly in the top 10 reasons for visits to doctors’ offices. While it is sometimes difficult to completely avoid an allergen, you can protect yourself by using a few Ayurvedic healing practices..

8 Ways To Beat Spring Allergies With Ayurveda


Cow's Milk
What happens to milk before it gets to you? Most milk products sold in grocery stores in the United States are both pasteurized and homogenized. Raw milk is the milk that hasn’t gone through any processing..

Everything You Need to Know About Milk


Pitta Dosha: One of the three doshas made of fire element, characterized by heat, temperature and digestion in the body. The qualitites of pitta dosha include hot, sharp, oily, liquid,..

What Is Pitta Dosha?


Kapha Dosha: One of the three doshas made of earth and water, characterized by fluidity, strength and nourishment in the body. The qualities of kapha dosha include heavy, slow, cool, oily,..

What Is Kapha Dosha?




The doshas refer to the three biological energies of Vata, Pitta, and Kapha that govern all our physical and mental processes. These energies are derived from the five elements: Space, Air, Fire, Water, and Earth..

The Three Doshas: Vata, Pitta, and Kapha


Ayurvedic Consultation
Ayurveda is an Eastern science that approaches health holistically, focused around the mind, body, spirit, and environment of the individual. Western medicine and modern science have revolutionized nearly every aspect of society, and Eastern science and philosophy, perhaps without humble acknowledgement, has played a major role in this. Ayurveda has been recognized by The National Health

What is Ayurveda?