Serves 1 Ingredients (Buy locally grown organic ingredients, if possible) 1 cup whole milk, preferably warm 1/4 fresh vanilla bean Rock sugar (mishri) or raw sugar to taste   Equipment needed: Blender   Directions 1. Split the vanilla bean lengthwise into two halves, scrape out the sticky seeds (reserve pod for another use). 2. Combine milk, vanilla

Vanilla Bean Milkshake 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

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

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

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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

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?