Not only my current pregnancy-related weight gain makes the ongoing heat period a physical strain. The high temperatures and the lack of rain freshness are also a problem for the rest of the family. Therefore, we have informed ourselves about cooling spices and foods according to Ayurveda – the Indian nutrition philosophy. We found the following tips particularly effective: Weiterlesen
Apart from the good company, the cosy Chai times and the exciting conversations, the delicious food is definitely one of the main reasons why we love the visits of Amma Nishi (Sachin’s mother). 😊 One of our favourites is the tasty Aloo Paratha – flatbread filled with potatoes. Along with this, Amma Nishi usually serves Daal – a simple lentil curry. Weiterlesen
The delicious creamy Daal Makhani is clearly one of our favourites of Indian cuisine. The simple dish of brown lentils and kidney beans, refined by selected spices, tastes especially in combination with flatbread or rice and green chutney excellent. In addition, the brown daal supplies valuable fibre and plant based proteins, lowers your cholesterol and hardly raises the glucose.
Unfortunately, however, many restaurants justify the nickname ‚Makhani‘ – creamy, buttery – by turning the dish into a greasy soup with lots of cream and butter. Our variant comes without these additives and is nevertheless wonderfully creamy – promise! Weiterlesen
Sun. Warmth. Light. A light breeze plays with the fans of the coconut palms. Lunchtime. Even the parrots doze away We relax in a hammock and sip a Gulab Lassi – a refreshing rose yogurt drink following a thousand year old ayurvedic recipe.
In Ayurveda the rose is considered to be cooling, balancing and refreshing. It is supposed to regulate the pitta and thus balance heart and emotions. No wonder that the rose is called the ‘Queen of flowers’ and stands for love. Weiterlesen