Fig Jam/Preserve

Fig Jam/Preserve (without added pectin) 1 lb (453 gms) chopped fresh figs 1/2 cup water 3/4th cups sugar 1 tsp lemon juice 1/2 tsp cinnamon (optional) Procedure: To Prepare Chopped Figs – Pour boiling water over figs; let stand 10 minutes. Drain, stem and chop figs. To Make Jam – Sterilize canning jars. Measure and add ¾ cup …

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Golden Milk

Golden Milk (Turmeric milk) – Gold milk is a traditional Ayurvedic drink made with turmeric root (or ground turmeric), milk (originally made with cow’s milk, but can also be made with plant-based and dairy free milks like almond and coconut). Spices like black pepper, cinnamon are optional so are natural sweeteners like honey, maple sugar …

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Khichdi, is a dish from the Indian subcontinent made from rice and lentils, but other variations include bajra and mung dal kichri. In Indian culture, it is considered one of the first solid foods that babies eat. Hindus, who avoid eating grains during fasting, eat Sabudana Khichadi made from sago.

Buttermilk – Takra

Ayurveda uses buttermilk both to maintain health and to treat disease. Buttermilk is called ‘ Takra ‘ in Ayurveda. It is easy to digest and improves digestion because of its hot (ushna) nature.  Buttermilk is useful is treatment of digestive issues, indigestion, inflammation, lack of appetite, liver and spleen disorders, diarrhea (it is absorbent and …

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