Healthy Cooking


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 pinch dry ginger powder (shunthi) 4-6 fresh mint leaves, washed Rock salt (saindhav salt) to taste   Equipment needed: Hand Churner   Directions Combine yogurt and water in

Ayurvedic Buttermilk (Takra) Recipe


Healthy Cooking Oil
Raw, unrefined, cold-pressed, organic, virgin - There are many options when it comes to selecting cooking oils. But it is not just a matter of choosing oil that is healthy, but also how it was extracted..

What is the healthiest oil to cook with?




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 cup moong sabut (mung bean or green gram) 1-2 teaspoons ghee (make organic ghee at home) 1 pinch asafoetida powder (hing) 1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera) 1/2 cup onions, chopped 1 teaspoon ginger, chopped 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon coriander, freshly ground 1 pinch dry ginger powder (shunthi)

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