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Ayurveda Cooking - Warm and Spicy Pumpkin, Ginger, and Lentil Soup

Based on the principles of Ayurveda, we have prepared a lentil soup recipe for winter. This seasonal soup is made with pumpkin and ginger. The lentils used in this recipe are red lentils, which are naturally warm. The warmth of the ingredients, including warm spices, provides us with natural immunity and strength for the upcoming cold season.

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How To Prepare Delicious Ethiopian Beans Stew

This is an Ethiopian-inspired chickpea stew for the fall/winter season. It does take some planning, but I have seen that soaking raw red kidney beans and cooking them over three hours results in a better stew than using canned beans. I am offering a substitute for the Berbere spice, which is a quintessential spice in this recipe. You can find this spice at your local Ethiopian store or on Spice and Tea Exchange.

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Clear Tomato Soup

Traditional south Indian soup 'Rasam' is made with lentil stock and tomatoes. This is a simple soup and can be enjoyed during cold winter nights. Special warming ingredients such as curry leaves, black pepper, turmeric, and ginger help with digestion and provide natural warmth to our bodies. If you cannot find curry leaves (only to be found at the Indian store), then squeeze a tablespoon of lemon, and that should do the trick. Curry leaves are quintessential to south India, and every family grows their own curry leaf plant. Back home, my mom has a huge curry leaf plant, it is almost a tree, and just rubbing your fingers on the leaves oozes essential oils from these delicious curry leaves....

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