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Please have some cucumber raita!

Cucumber Raita - A sattvic organic wholemilk yogurt side dish

Today I share with you a recipe for cucumber raita. It’s a great ayurvedic, sattvic and vegetarian side dish. No special culinary skills are needed to make this dish. It is very simple and easy, anyone can make it.  It’s a delicious and wholesome side dish for summer season. Cucumber raita is a cool dish for hot weather. It is served as an accompaniment to basic Indian meal. Here, please have some with khichdi. Enjoy!

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Please have some khichdi!

Khichdi yellow mung beanToday I share with you mung dal khichdi. It is an ayurvedic vegetarian recipe. It is a simple, easy to digest sattvic delight. Though not a staple food, people enjoy eating this all over India. It is sometimes served as prasad in temples or gurdwaras, it is also offered to people who are sick as their metabolism slows down and khichdi is their food of choice because it is easy to digest. More often than not, a heavy meal is followed by khichdi at a later time of the day, as a light alternative. I make khichdi on occasions when I want to cook something easy with minimal effort and few ingredients without lengthy preparation or elaborate cooking. continue>>

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Recipe for Corn & Black Bean Salad

corn black bean saladToday I share with you corn & black bean salad. It’s a popular southern/Cuban dish. A hearty wholesome accompaniment to your Thanksgiving feast. A great side dish for your vegetarian guests. Delight your family and friends with this, on Memorial day, Labor day, Thanksgiving, potlucks or any other occasion. continue>>

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