Curd Rice is a popular recipe in south India. Being closer to the equator, south India has extreme levels of heat during summer. This dish provides relief from the hot summer afternoons. Both rice and yogurt are coolants for your body. According to Ayurveda, it is beneficial to eat 'cooling foods' during summer. I hope you enjoy this recipe.
Based on the principles of Ayurveda, this is a delicious healthy recipe that you can have throughout the year. With few carbs and no fat, lentils are a great source of lean protein. Add vegetables to lentils is common, and adding green leafy vegetables provides a contrasting color to the yellow color of the lentils.
Season: SPRING. Asparagus is usually found in grocery stores in March/April. It is a perfect spring vegetable that you can enjoy in many different ways. According to Ayurveda, asparagus is astringent, sweet, and cooling. It is also tridoshic. You can find white, purple, and green asparagus.
Let us switch our diets and switch to seasonal foods. Healthy, seasonal, local, and organic diets would work wonders and rejuvenate our bodies.
When you crave a nice spicy warm soup and do not want to go through the hassle of making curry, my Cauliflower and Potato Curry Soup does the trick! This is one of my special recipes, it is an Indianish recipe and is vegan. Cauliflower and Potato curry is quite common in India. In Hindu temples, when they serve food, you will find a thin curry to be had with roti bread that is made with these vegetables. You can use as little or as much water you want to make this soup style or a thicker drier curry. Based on your preference, you can switch the vegetables, if you want to make it sweeter, try substituting cauliflower with carrots...