Vegetables

White Radish Subji

© 1994, Excerpted with permission from Ayurvedic Cooking for Self-Healing by Usha and Dr. Vasant Lad Serves 4 The Qualities of Daikon Radishes Radish is pungent and heating with a pungent vipak. It is digestive and relieves gas. Medicinal Uses: A good food for constipation, hemorrhoids, and heart conditions. Radish has a diuretic action and is …

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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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Mixed Vegetable Subji

Excerpted with permission from Ayurvedic Cooking for Self-Healing by Usha and Vasant Lad, B.A.M.S., M.A.Sc. Serves 4 A great way to use the last of the summer vegetables from your garden. This subji has tridoshic energetics. It balances agni and is laxative. A good food for bones and joints. Doshic Notes Tridoshic Ingredients 4 cups …

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Carrot Subji

© 1994, Excerpted with permission from Ayurvedic Cooking for Self-Healing by Usha and Dr. Vasant Lad Serves 4 The Qualities of Carrots Carrots have many qualities—sweet, bitter, pungent, heating, light, sharp. For pitta, go easy on the chili, garlic, mustard seeds, and hing and eat in moderation. Cooked carrots are sweet and heating with a …

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