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Check out our delicious and healthy Ayurvedic food, drink, tea and condiment recipes for every season


 
Quick and Tasty Sri Lankan Dhal Curry

When I feel like a healthy savoury breakfast this Sri Lankan lentil dish is always perfect, and hits the spot served with spinach and wholemeal pita. It’s not uncommon to have lentils for breakfast in South Asia and my version took about 10-15 minutes to prep and cook.

Recipe is below.

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Healing fresh green breakfast soup with coconut and spices

Happy tummy, skin, eyes and body this morning with a power packed bowl of goodness! Ayurvedic green breakfast porridge of fresh greens, coconut milk, red rice and turmeric.

The bitter greens balance out any internal heat and inflammation (not to mention chlorophyll in general being detoxifying, improving digestive health and oxidation), the coconut milk is nourishing and strengthening to the body, and the wonder spice turmeric is anti inflammatory, antioxidant, lowers risk of heart disease and improves brain function.

Traditionally enjoyed in Sri Lanka as ‘kola kande’. I’ve had lots of requests to share this recipe.. so here it is, below!

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Kurakkan (Millet) Roti

Kurakkan or millet, is a staple ingredient for many dishes in Sri Lanka. This is a simple roti recipe, shared by a home cook from the hill country area. Millet is light and easy to digest, great for countering heaviness and fullness of kapha, which is ideal for Spring season diets. These rotis are great as a healthy snack or breakfast option. 

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Fruit crumble: a kapha friendly winter dessert recipe

Kapha dosha is increased in winter and the recommendation in managing this is to avoid anything overly sweet, heavy, sticky, oily… which rules out a lot of desserts! Here is a slightly sweet, spiced, warm and crumby dessert that you can happily indulge in this winter.

Ingredients: 

  • 5 cups fruit:  apples, blueberries, raspberries, pears

  • 2 cups apple juice

  • ¼ cup raisins

  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

  • ¾ teaspoon coriander powder

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