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Ayurveda Cooking: Saute Asparagus with Coconut for the Spring/Summer season

Asparagus is a seasonal vegetable. You will find it in its best form in the months of February and March. Make sure you take full advantage of this beautiful seasonal vegetable that mother nature has to offer. Today, we will make Asparagus based on the principles of Ayurveda. I hope you enjoy this recipe.

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Coconut Flavored Potatoes (Vegan)

Potatoes! Probably one of the most popular foods. Ever. Period. There are a million ways to make them and today we decided to do 'em biracial style. Mixing Sweet and White to create a delicious blend in the flavor and texture. YouTube: Coconut Flavored Potatoes Serves: 4 Ingredients 2 Tablespoons of coconut oil   1 teaspoon black mustard seeds 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 6-7 curry leaves, OPTIONAL 2 green chilies, cut in half OR 1 Jalapeno, roughly chopped 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, minced 1/2 cup red onion, minced 1 teaspoon sea salt 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric 1 cup Idaho potatoes, diced (skin-on) 1 cup sweet potatoes, peeled and diced 2 Tablespoons unsweetened shredded coconut 1 Tablespoon chopped cilantro   Instructions...

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Paneer and Green Peas Korma

  Korma means to braise meat in ghee or oil. There are many kinds of Korma curries in India, and all of them involve using nuts (either almonds, or pistachios, or cashews). My Korma curry using Rupen's Korma Sauce is a moonlight colored coconut, cream, and almond sauce. This curry is mild, and I use the most popular Indian fresh cheese 'Paneer' that is available at an Indian store, and sometimes at high-end grocery stores. Serves: 4  Ingredients  3 Tablespoons ghee or unsalted butter 8 oz Paneer cheese, chopped in 1-inch cubes 1 cup frozen green peas, thawed 1 bottle Rupen's Korma sauce    Instructions  In a medium-sized sauce pot over medium heat, melt ghee or butter. Add paneer, and...

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Grilled Coconut Shrimp

Ingredients 1 lb fresh deveined raw shrimp, 16 count 2 Tablespoons ground paprika 1 teaspoon ground cayenne (use 1/2 teaspoon if you like it less hot) 1 teaspoon ground turmeric 1 teaspoon salt Juice of one large lemon plus lemon zest from the same lemon 1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut 1 cup finely chopped cilantro   Instructions Pre-heat oven to 400 F. Take a cookie sheet and spray or apply vegetable oil on it. Set aside. In a mixing bowl, add paprika, cayenne, turmeric, salt, lemon zest and mix. Add lemon juice, make a paste, you may need a couple of tablespoons of water to make a paste. Add shrimp pieces and gently toss. Set aside. In a medium bowl,...

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Okra Coconut Curry

Serves: 4Ingredients4 cups fresh okra (small), ends cut off and sliced horizontally into 2 pieces1 cup red onions, minced3 tablespoons oil1 teaspoon cumin seeds1 tablespoon greek yogurt1 tablespoon ginger garlic paste1/2 cup coconut milk1 teaspoon turmeric powder1/2 teaspoon cayenne powder1 teaspoon mango powder1 tablespoon tamarind paste OR if using concentrate, then 2 drops concentrateSalt to tasteInstructionsHeat a 3 qt saute pan over medium heat. Add oil and when the oil is hot, add cumin seeds and onions, cook for almost 7-8 minutes.Add the rest of the ingredients and cook covered for 15 minutes, stirring every couple of minutes.Garnish with chopped cilantro and serve with rice/ bread.

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