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frittata of mung beans, spinach and coriander

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Lunch / Snacks

frittata of mung beans, spinach and coriander 1 cup green mung beans, soaked over night1 tablespoon lemon juice2 tablespoons plain yoghurt1/4 teaspoon baking soda2 tablespoons coriander, chopped2 cups spinach, chopped1 teaspoon sattvic spice mix (recipe below)1/2 teaspoon salt Ghee or coconut oil and 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds for frying. Drain and rinse the mung beans. Using a high-speed blender pulse to purée the beans, lemon juice and yoghurt. Transfer the mung bean mixture to a […]

apple date morning kichari

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apple date morning kichari(serves 6-8 ) 1/2 cup basmati rice1/2 cup yellow split mung beans, soaked overnight or at least a few hours4 cups water2 teaspoons sweet spice mix (recipe below)2 apples, cored and chopped4 Medjool dates, pitted and chopped1/2 teaspoon salt1 tablespoon coconut oil Rinse the rice and mung beans well. In a saucepan bring the water, rice and mung beans to a boil. Reduce heat and let simmer, uncovered for 15-20 minutes.Add the […]

mung dhal

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Dinner / Lunch

Whenever I prepare this mung dhal the  smell of sizzling spices teleports me to Hassan’s kitchen  in Madame Mallory and the smell of curry.  It’s irresistible. mung dhal (basic recipe) 200g mung dhal double the volume of water 1 teaspoon curry powder 1 teaspoon turmeric 1 teaspoon rock salt 1 tablespoon ghee 2 teaspoons cumin powder 1 teaspoon Chinese Five Spice powder (cinnamon, clove, star anise, Sichuan peppercorn, fennel seeds) Soak the mung beans during the night or for […]

grey days // golden milk

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Ayurvedic golden milk is a wonderful beverage to have in the evening on grey January days like these. It’s not only warming and nourishing but also extremely healthy due to its main ingredient turmeric. Turmeric is part of the ginger family and its yellow powder is widely used as a spice in Asian cooking. It has high concentrations of curcumin which has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and anti-bacterial properties. It helps to prevent or relieve symptoms of […]

100 ayurvedic cookies

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Cakes + Cookies / Snacks / Sweets

My dear readers, this is not a joke, I really mean one hundred cookies!   Antje passed by and brought me a nice little paper bag filled with some super healthy cookies. When I later asked her for the recipe, she sent me the below: Ayurvedic cookies 18 cups oat flakes 3 cups sunflower seeds 3 cups raisins (soaked in warm water, strained) 3 ts salt 6 ts cinnamon 3/4 ts clove powder 3/4 ts […]