SUKHAM AYU - An Ayurvedic cookbook with healthy, tasty & easy recipes! Jigyasa & Pratibha present the great tenets of Ayurvedic cooking
in a simple, friendly format. Winner of Best Health & Nutrition Book in the World 2009 - Second Place
, this beautiful book has been researched at Kerala Ayurveda Research & Rejuvenation Establishment (KARE) near Pune. It is a creative combination of recipes & food-tips on one hand, and Ayurvedic insights & tenets on the other, thus appealing to the gourmet & the novice!
Sukham Ayu is a meticulous and heartwarming compilation of more than 60 Indian recipes
. Easy to cook, delicious to taste, healthy & wholesome...these vegetarian recipes transform simple cooking into an intuitive and holistic experience.
Just when the world is waking up to the relevance of ancient systems of healing, Sukham Ayu brings in the much needed break from the routine cooking, as a visual feast to body, mind and soul.
Based on the Ayurvedic tenet of moderation, laced with enlightening snippets, delightful visuals, and Ayurvedic rationale
behind the recipes, Sukham Ayu is a must have companion for those who not only want a healthy meal but also memories of their childhood kitchen.
The Recipe Sections are divided into:
- Sweet Platter
- Vegetable Medley
- Healthy Lentils
- Indian Breads
- Rice Bowl
Also find crisp chapters about Ayurvedic tenets:
- Who Am I (Prakriti Test)
- Self and the Elements
- The Essence in Food
- Food & the Seasons
- Food Compatibility
- Food and the Mind.
These recipes have been included with a clear focus on freshly cooked food, on the correct use of spices to enhance taste and good health, on the right combinations
that make them tridoshik
, or agreeable to all doshas. Slight variations and unobtrusive additions and deletions to daily home cooking, along with Ayurvedic insights, make these recipes worth trying.