Friday, April 19, 2013

Mint and coconut Chutney ( Pudina Chutney)

Mint Chutney is the spicy and tasty dip made with tasty mint leaves, coriander leaves and spices. It is one of the most flavorful condiment chutney dish, which can be prepared in just few minutes. This chutney is perfect to serve with sandwiches, pakoda’s etc. Not only this you can carry this chutney in your picnics or on even on long drives.

 A great accompaniment just for you in easy steps. Lovely chutney for all doshas.

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Rice Idiyappam (Rice Noodles)

Idiyappam (Rice Noodles) is a traditional, easy to digest dish prepared mostly for breakfast. As it is steam cooked, it is healthy and suits well for children. This rice noodles are very popular in south Indian states.

Monday, April 15, 2013

Cinnamon, more than an apple dust.
Indigenous to Sri Lanka and Southern India, cinnamon is a pungent, sweet, and astringent spice. Now known all over the world, cinnamon promises to be taken seriously in medical research labs.

Ayurveda has know this spice to be excellent for vatta and kapha doshas. Cinnamon is use in a variety of remedies, oils and dishes to achieve balance. Since is heating pitta constitutions should moderate the intake of this spice.

Cinnamon works in the plasma, blood, muscle, marrow/nerve tissues. It makes an impact in the circulatory, digestive, respiratory and urinary system.

Friday, April 12, 2013

Tulsi, the Holy Herb.
There are some herbs and spices that attract the attention of herbologist, yogies and ayurveda doctors. Tulsi or Holy Basil, is one of this unpretentious herbs that take care of us in many different levels. In Hindi this herb is call Kala Tulasi, you can see this herb growing in Hindu houses throughout India as well as near temples that worship Vishnu or Krishna.

You can use tulsi as the best companion in many health conditions as well as daily supplement. We can use Tulsi in the presence of coughs, colds, fevers, headaches, lung problems, abdominal distension, poor absorption, arthritis, excess air in the colon, poor memory, nasal congestion, heart tonic, and nerve tissue strengthening.

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Tulsi Pitta Dosha Tea (An exotic blend of Chai spices)

Satya Teas, spices and herbs are your best allies in the kitchen and to your health. Our teas are a combination of organic flowers, leaves and barks. They are blended to please the needs of your constitution and to aid balance and well being. Herbal teas are best steeped with boiling water, for at least 5 minutes. There are a few exceptions, such as Chamomile, which you should only steep for 3 minutes or it will turn bitter. Generally speaking, you should cover your cup when steeping herbal teas so that those which have beneficial essential oils, such as peppermint, are not lost. Herbal teas generally make great iced teas, as you can create a concentrate and dilute it with ice and water.

How to make your cup of tea.
This tea only takes 3-4 minutes to infuse and to release a deep red color that is cooling, astringent and exotic enough to please the digestion of Pitta dosha.