Healthy Ayurvedic recipes

Broken Wheat Kheer ~ Simple, delicious, healthy dessert

April 8, 2012

Broken wheat, also known as ‘dalia’ in northern parts of India, is available in many sizes. We have grown up seeing our mothers and grandmas pound wheat at home and separate the large crystals from the finer flour. Now most of us buy this from grocery stores. This is used extensively on most auspicious days [...]

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Green Peas Curry

February 29, 2012

In our last post, we wrote about the goodness of green peas with a promise to share a recipe…so here is the recipe of Green peas curry from Sukham Ayu, our Ayurvedic cookbook. Ingredients: Shelled green peas 2 cups, boiled Turmeric powder ¼ tsp Coriander powder 2 tsp Cumin powder 1 tsp Red chilli powder [...]

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Spicy Ginger Lemon Soopa

September 14, 2011

GINGER, as our elders have reiterated many times, is rich in its medicinal properties. It is applied as a paste to the temples to relieve headache, and consumed when suffering from the common cold. In many Indian households, it is routinely added to tea along with cardamom to make “Masala Chai” – a spicy variation [...]

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Dates Kheer – a dessert from Sukham Ayu

July 1, 2011

Ayurveda says Dates have a sweet essence and post-digestive effect. They serve as thirst quenchers, body energizers, aphrodisiacs and also help increase levels of haemoglobin. So this week, we would like to share our recipe of “Dates Kheer” from our vegetarian cookbook based on Ayurveda, “Sukham Ayu”. What is best about this sweet is that [...]

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♥ Round up of Indian Cooking Challenge with Gujarati Dal ♥

February 25, 2011

Well, the Gujarati Dal from Sukham Ayu was the celeb recipe this month as Srivalli chose it for the Indian Cooking Challenge contest at her blog. Congratulations to PJ of Seduce Your Tastebuds who is the WINNER of the lucky dip contest of this event. She is the recipient of an autographed copy of Sukham [...]

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Cooking the Ayurvedic Way ~ Review in Eves Touch

March 3, 2010

A review of Sukham Ayu titled “Cooking the Ayurvedic way” by Padmini Natarajan appears in Eves Touch, a Chennai based magazine. The different chapters & sections of the book were highlighted in detail. Ayurvedic recipes to make an interesting healthy lunch menu were also featured from the book: Dates kheer ~ Sprouts with yam ~ [...]

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Ayurvedic Recipes at Paris Cookbook Fair

February 17, 2010

“Goodness of home cooked meals” was the theme of our presentation at the Paris Cookbook Fair at Le Cent Quatre on February 13, 2010. The International Show Kitchen was well equipped and we received much help from chefs & trainees from a cooking school under supervision of KC Wallberg. We chose a few simple everyday [...]

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“Ayurvedic Insights to Cooking” – Femina features Carrot Soopa

March 25, 2009

Femina highlights the special features of Sukham Ayu in an article titled ‘Tradition for your tummy’ along with the delicious and healthy Carrot Soopa from the book. HERE IS A TRANSCRIPT OF THE ARTICLE: A must add to your bookshelf this month is ‘Sukham Ayu’, which offers invaluable Ayurvedic insights to cooking. Did you that [...]

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