Healthy Main Dishes


Dal-Dhokli Recipe
Serves 4-6 Ingredients (Buy locally grown organic ingredients, if possible) For Making Dal: 1 cup toor dal, washed and rinsed 4 cups water 2 teaspoons ghee (make organic ghee at home) 1 pinch asafoetida powder (hing) 1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera) 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder Red chili powder to taste Rock salt

Dal Dhokli Recipe


Spicy Cauliflower (Gobhi)
Serves 2-4 Ingredients (Buy locally grown organic ingredients, if possible) 3-4 teaspoons ghee (make organic ghee at home) 1 pinch asafoetida powder (hing) 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera) 1/2 teaspoon carom seeds (ajwain) 1/4 cup onions, chopped (optional) 1 teaspoon ginger, chopped   1 medium head cauliflower (gobhi) 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder (haldi) 1/4 teaspoon coriander seeds, roasted and freshly

Spicy Cauliflower (Masala Gobhi) Recipe


Odan Rice
Serves 4 Ingredients (Buy locally grown organic ingredients, if possible) 1 cup white rice, raw 5 cups water, room temperature     Directions 1. Rinse and soak rice for 2 hours. Drain the water and keep rice aside. 2. Place a large pot over medium heat and add drained rice to it. Sauté rice for 2 minutes. 3. Add

Slow-Cooked Odana Rice Recipe


Buttermilk (Takra) Recipe
Serves 1 Ingredients (Buy locally grown organic ingredients, if possible) 1/4 cup plain yogurt (made from whole milk), room temperature 3/4 cup water, room temperature 1/4 teaspoon cumin (jeera), dry roasted 1/2 tsp fresh ginger juice or a pinch dry ginger powder (shunthi) 4-6 fresh mint leaves, washed and chopped Rock salt (saindhav salt) to taste Equipment needed: Whisk

Ayurvedic Buttermilk (Takra) Recipe



Spicy Okra (Bhindi) Recipe
Serves 2-4 Ingredients (Buy locally grown organic ingredients, if possible) 3-4 teaspoons ghee (make organic ghee at home) 1 pinch asafoetida powder (hing) 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera) 1/2 teaspoon carom seeds (ajwain) 1/4 cup onions, thinly sliced 3 cups okra (bhindi) 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder (haldi) 1/4 teaspoon coriander seeds, freshly ground 1/4 teaspoon red chilli powder

Spicy Okra (Masala Bhindi) Recipe


Sarson Ka Saag
Serves 3-4 Ingredients (Buy locally grown organic ingredients, if possible) 6 cups sarson (mustard greens), washed and roughly chopped 3 cups palak (spinach) leaves, washed and roughly chopped 1 cup methi (fenugreek) leaves, washed and roughly chopped 1/2 cup mooli (white radish), peeled and chopped (optional) 1/2 cup red onion, roughly chopped 1 inch ginger, peeled 2-3 cloves garlic, peeled

Sarson Ka Saag – Mustard Greens Recipe


Carrots peas and potatoes
Carrots, peas and potato vegetable is an easy and delicious side dish that goes well with all Indian meals. Serve it with Indian flat breads, or rice and dhal for a complete meal..

Carrots and Peas Recipe




Round gourd (Tinda) Recipe
Serves 2-4 Ingredients (Buy locally grown organic ingredients, if possible) 2 teaspoon ghee (make organic ghee at home) 1 pinch asafoetida powder (hing) 1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera) 4-5 curry leaves (optional) 1 teaspoon crushed ginger 6 medium sized Indian round gourd (tinda) 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon coriander, freshly ground (optional) 1/4 teaspoon dry pomegranate seed

Indian Round Gourd (Tinda) Recipe


Butternut Squash Recipe
Serves 2-4 Ingredients (Buy locally grown organic ingredients, if possible) 2 teaspoon ghee (make organic ghee at home) 1 pinch asafoetida powder (hing) 1/4 teaspoon whole cumin seeds (jeera) 1 teaspoon crushed ginger 1 medium sized butternut squash (petha) 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon coriander, freshly ground (optional) 4 Tablespoons water, more as needed Red chili

Sweet & Sour Butternut Squash (petha) Recipe


shalgam recipe
Serves 2-4 Ingredients (Buy locally grown organic ingredients, if possible) 2 teaspoon ghee (make organic ghee at home) 1 pinch asafoetida powder (hing) 1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera) 1 teaspoon crushed ginger 4 medium sized turnips (shalgam) 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon coriander, freshly ground (optional) 4 Tablespoons water, more as needed Red chili powder to taste

Turnip (Shalgam) Recipe


snake gourd
Serves 2-4 Ingredients (Buy locally grown organic ingredients, if possible) 2 teaspoon ghee (make organic ghee at home) 1 pinch asafoetida powder (hing) 1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera) 1 teaspoon crushed ginger 2 medium sized snake gourd (patola) 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon coriander, freshly ground (optional) Red chili powder to taste Rock salt (saindhav salt)

Snake Gourd (Patola) Recipe



zucchini recipe
Serves 2-4 Ingredients (Buy locally grown organic ingredients, if possible) 2 teaspoon ghee (make organic ghee at home) 1 pinch asafoetida powder (hing) 1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera) 1 teaspoon crushed ginger 2 medium sized zucchini (torai) 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon coriander, freshly ground (optional) Red chili powder to taste Rock salt (saindhav salt) to

Zucchini with Indian Spices Recipe


Ghiya Sabzi
Serves 2-4 Ingredients (Buy locally grown organic ingredients, if possible) 1-2 teaspoons ghee (make organic ghee at home) 1 pinch asafoetida powder (hing) 1/4 teaspoon whole cumin seeds (jeera) 1 teaspoon crushed ginger 1 medium sized bottle gourd (ghiya or lauki) 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon coriander, freshly ground (optional) Red chili powder to taste

Bottle Gourd (Ghiya Sabzi) 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)


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




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