Baadshahi Khichdi

Badshahi Khichdi A rice and lentil medley, now being called by popular chefs of the world ‘The Indian Risotto‘ is the new Health Food of the world. The dish that was called once ‘a meal of the the poor, or a meal for the sick people has received its long due attention. For me it…

Ayurveda – A way of Life Part 2

Today lets see a beautiful excerpt from a wonderful Vegetarian Indian Cookbook that  I follow very closely.   I didn’t wish to just put one write up about Ayurveda and its benefits, it is too vast to discuss and explain.  That’s why time to time I will share more things to show you the aspect about…

Ayurveda A Way of Life Part-1

Is there an Ayurvedic way of life ! Is it complicated !  Is it good for me ! Can I actually follow it.! Before answering and introducing my Ayurvedic Classes, I wanted to share some interesting stories behind where it all started.  I wanted to share the stories that we have been hearing since childhood,…

Cooking Ridged Gourd and its benefits

Ridged gourd or Torai as its called in India is very popular as a summer vegetable. It has lot of health benefits as again it’s a cooling vegetable and keeps the digestive system intact in unbearable heat of India. In Ayurveda it is one of the components that reduces Pitta dosha too.  So it is advised…