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Easy Oven-Baked Kitcharee

Sometimes, we just don’t have time to do much cooking.  Sometimes we don’t have the inclination.  But, Ayurveda recommends freshly cooked foods as often as possible.  So, here is an easy way to make kitcharee for yourself without a lot … Continue reading

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Vaidya Yash’s Delicious Toor Dahl

Toor dahl is sweet and warming.  It’s a nice change from Mung and Masoor.  Vaidya Yashashree Mannur told me this recipe–and it’s delicious! Vaidya Yash is the Director of Shubham Ayurveda a Classical Ayurveda Clinic and Classroom.

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Dr. Lad’s Tur Dal Soup #2

This comes from Dr. Lad’s cookbook, Ayurvedic Cooking for Self-Healing.  He states that it is tridosha shamana (pacifying) and that because of the Ushna virya of toor dal (warming quality), those experiencing increased Pitta or Ushna (heat) guna should use … Continue reading

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Fall Kitcharee Supreme

Yummy Fall Kitcharee…it’s Fall here in Coastal California and the first rain of the season has come…time to make sure your meals are warm, light and digestible–this tasty kitcharee provides the warm, sweet and light-to-digest qualities.

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Masoor Dal with Roasted Carrots

Energetically warnming and light–a good spring balancing dahl.

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