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There’s a Yogi in the Kitchen!

Lessons in Curry III

Want to create a complete curry meal? "Lessons in Curry III" brings you recipes for a traditional yogurt-based curry and accompanying dishes, including Pakora Curry, Black Chana with Mustard Oil, and Lemon Rice. There's a Yogi in the Kitchen!

Lessons in Curry II

Masala means "mixture", and in cooking this refers to the mixture of spices and other ingredients that form the base of curries. As discussed last month, there are two basic ways of preparing curried vegetables, either with a gravy-like masala, or...

Lessons in Curry

To most Westerners, curry or "curried" refers to anything that is made with curry powder. The May "There's a Yogi in the Kitchen" column "Lessons in Curry" teaches us that curry is actually a special dish, while what we call "curry" is really just...

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Ginger, The Wonder Spice

According to Ayurvedic and Chinese herbal lore, ginger strengthens the nervous system, restores sexual energy, strengthens the immune system, helps with bronchial problems, prevents and relieves menstrual cramps, clears the uterus after childbirth...

The Stinking Healer!

The February "There's a Yogi in the Kitchen" column by Siri-Ved Kaur Khalsa is "The Stinking Healer!" about garlic, one of the most ancient remedies in the history of humankind. Used as both a medicine and a food, garlic is known as an effective...

Something Worth Crying Over!

You have heard the expression, "An apple a day keeps the doctor away." The January "There's a Yogi in the Kitchen" column by Siri-Ved Kaur Khalsa offers a new one to remember: "An onion a day keeps disease away!" Onions' job is to keep the blood...

Yogic Cooking

Yogic cooking is really based on a very simple truth: "We are what we eat." We are what we allow into our selves, whether it be food, sounds, the thoughts we dwell on, the purity of the air we breathe, the discipline we let into our lives, the...

Flavorful Vegetarian Yogic Cooking

Here are some foods and spices that are known in yogic teachings to be excellent for strengthening the immune system, improving digestion, and for working to detox the liver. These include: onions, garlic, ginger root, beets, radishes, black pepper...

Eating for a Healthy Liver

HealthWorld Online is pleased to announce the addition of a new column, "There's a Yogi in the Kitchen" by Siri-Ved Kaur Khalsa. Yogic cooking is based on a very simple truth: "We are what we eat." The September column "Eating for a Healthy Liver"...