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Ayurvedic Cooking

We are happy to introduce our website visitors to new ayurvedic authentic recipes . These have been picked up by our doctors from ayurveda texts. These ayurvedic recipes which are tastier and healthier help in recommended conditions.

Benefits of cooking with ghee, oil and milk- An Ayurveda view

Oil and Ghee are widely used in Indian cuisine. Milk is commonly used to prepare sweets and puddings. Texts of ayurveda enumerate benefits of cooking with these ingredients.

Benefits of cooking food with ghee: The foods which are cooked using ghee help to increase body energy and alleviate vata and pitta. Hence ghee is predominantly used in diseases which arise due to vata and pitta.

Benefits of cooking food with oil:  Consumption of foods cooked with oil alleviates vata. But these foods vitiate pitta , rakta (blood) and increase body heat.

Benefits of cooking with milk: When cereals like wheat, rice etc are cooked in milk, the preparations help to normalize pitta and kapha.  Consumption of milk cooked preparations increase body strength, quality and quantity of semen and also helps to maintain good health.

Few recipes are also collected from house wives , who are using these as ayurvedic home remedies . We encourage our readers to send the recipes which also serve as home remedy to our email id drsavithasuri@gmail.com . It will be published on our website with a link to your email id or blog or website. You can send pictures of recipes too.

Ashwagandha ksheerapaka – A natural food for erectile dysfunction

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natural food for erectile dysfunction, best food for erectile dysfunction, ashwagandha powder milkTexts of ayurveda eulogize aphrodisiac properties of ashwagandha roots. It is said that   “Kando vajikaraha smritaha”- The roots of ashwagandha act as Vajikara or aphrodisiac.

Yavagu (Rice Gruel)

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ayurvedic coking recipes, yavagu , ayurveda yavaguYavagu is a simple gruel dish which is prepared using rice , water and mild spices. Its preparation is explained in texts of ayurveda.

The preparation of yavagu is as follows.

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Broken Wheat Pudding-an ayurvedic vajikarana food preparation at home

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wheat ayurveda, broken wheat pudding, Vajikarana food, vajikarana preparartion at homeIngredients:
Broken wheat: 1 cup
Milk: 3 cups (pasturised or boiled)

Ayurveda Vrishya Ksheera : A drink with dates and milk

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milk and dates ayurveda, milk and dates for weight gain, milk and dates benefits, vajikarana foodVrishya ksheera is milk processed with aphrodisiac herbs and dry fruits. In Sanskrit Vrishya means aphrodisiac and ksheera means milk.

Vajikara Ghee (Vajikara Ghrita)

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Vajikarana Payasa -an ayurvedic aphrodisiac for men

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Vajikarana milk with long pepper -An ayurvedic vajikarana preparation

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vajikarana TherapyTexts of ayurveda have recommended many simple milk recipes for men to increase their ability to be sexually active. These preparations which have milk as base help to increase hardness, duration of hard erection and prevent premature ejaculation. Milk is a known Vajikarana Dravya.

Prepare Tulsi Tea At Home

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tulsi tea ayurveda, benefits of tulsi tea, benefits of drinking tulsi tea, ayurveda tulsiTexts of ayurveda describe the properties of tulsi as follows. It is light to digest and dries tissue secretions. Tulsi tastes hot and bitter. It can penetrate deep tissues and has anti helmenthic properties.

Garlic coconut spread (garlic dry chutney)

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dry garlic coconut chutney, health benefits of garlic powder, garlic coconut chutney, health benefits, garlic coconut chutney recipeGarlic has immense medicinal value. It is used as main ingredient in many ayurvedic preparations.

Preparation of Garlic coconut spread (garlic dry chutney)

Ingredients:
1.    ½ dry grated coconut  
2.    Dry Red chillies –(according to taste)

Cool curd rice for summer

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curd rice ayurveda, curd rice benefits, curd rice with grapesIngredients:
Rice: 1 cup
Water : 3 cups
Thick curd: - 3 cups
Finely chopped coriander leaves – ¼ cup

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