Ayurvedic Healing Cuisine

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Inner Traditions / Bear & Co, 2000 - Cooking - 272 pages
Ayurvedic Healing Cuisine explains the healing qualities of various foods and spices and recommends combinations appropriate for specific conditions of body and mind.

• Provides a complete introduction to the Ayurvedic science of healthy eating.

• Includes 200 vegetarian recipes to improve health and longevity.

• By Harish Johari, the bestselling author of Chakras, Tools for Tantra, and Numerology.

One of the oldest systems of medicine in the world, the Indian science of Ayurveda views the human being as intimately connected with the environment and all other life forms. It prescribes various methods of synchronizing ourselves with the world around us, placing great emphasis on diet and the specific attributes of different foods. Following these ancient guidelines, Harish Johari offers a clear and concise introduction to the principles of Ayurvedic eating and explains the healing qualities that foods and spices impart according to their subtle energies. He suggests special combinations to heal and balance both body and mind and includes 200 vegetarian recipes.
 

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This is a standout vego recipe book - brilliant recipes and excellent introduction into Ayurveda. Even the fennel and potato recipe in here is divine.

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Excellent descriptive book/resource on Indian herbs and spices. One of the best out there. Read full review

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Contents

Introduction
Principles of Ayurveda
1
Balanced Nutrition
10
Foods and their Healing Properties
16
Guidelines for Preparing and Eating Foods
48
Food and the Cycles of Nature
55
Food and Consciousness
60
Introduction to the Recipes
67
Yogurt Dishes
182
Salads
187
Condiments
190
Breads
199
Desserts and Sweet Fruit Creams
212
Beverages
235
Menu Combinations
241
Recipes for Children and the Elderly
244

Snacks
77
Dals
89
Savory Rice Dishes
123
Vegetable Dishes
131
Paneer Dishes
174
About Milk
247
Glossary
249
Sources of Supply
252
Index
254
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Ayurvedic Healing Cuisine

Editor's Note
Introduction
Part I: An Introduction to Ayurveda
1. Principles of Ayurveda
2. Balanced Nutrition
3. Foods and Their Healing Properties
4. Guidelines for Preparing and Eating Foods
5. Food and the Cycles of Nature
6. Food and Consciousness
Part II: The Recipes
1. Introduction to the Recipes
2. Snacks
3. Dals
4. Savory Rice Dishes
5. Vegetable Dishes
6. Paneer Dishes
7. Yogurt Dishes
8. Salads
9. Condiments
10. Breads
11. Desserts and Sweet Fruit Creams
12. Beverages
Appendices
Appendix A Menu Combinations
Appendix B Recipes for Children and the Elderly
Appendix C About Milk
Glossary
Sources of Supply
Index

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