Peas Pilau

from Ayurveda Today, Volume 2, Number 2, Fall 1989 Washing Rice Wash the rice twice and drain. To wash rice properly, put the measured rice in a saucepan and fill to the top with water. Stir and gently pour off the water until the rice starts to escape. Fill again with water and stir 2 …

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Spiced Poha

Serves 4 to 5 Poha is uncooked basmati rice that has been rolled thin in the same way that rolled oats are made. It cooks quickly and does not need water, other than what is absorbed in rinsing. Poha is easy to digest and quite balancing for tridosha. It is a good breakfast food or …

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Saffron Rice

Serves 6 Cooking with Saffron Saffron is sweet, astringent, and bitter to taste, heating with a sweet vipaka (post-digestive effect). It is balancing for all three doshas, easy to digest and helps food allergies. Medicinal Uses: Very effective for migraine-type headache. It can be effective in revitalizing the blood, circulation and the female reproductive system. Doshic Notes Vata …

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