This is a recipe for a tonic (kashayam) that is like a tea, but is called a coffee. Indeed some recipes actually include coffee powder, but the version that we make will leave that as an option. The reason that it is called a coffee, we believe, is that a powder is made and then a teaspoon or so of the powder is used to make the hot drink. Just like making instant coffee.
It is a South Indian recipe, and is excellent to drink at any time (once per day), and 2 or 3 times a day if you are ill. It is good for a number of ailments – colds, nasal congestion, fever, headaches, and digestion issues.
The amount of dry ginger (Sukku) in the drink may be too much for first time users. The Malli (coriander seeds) tempers it, but reduce the amount of powder used until you get used to the heat.
Similar recipes include Yogj Chai, Ayurvedic Chai, and Ginger and Tulsi Tea.
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For millennia, dates have been considered an energy giving tonic by many cultures. Taken to the next level by Ayurveda (the Indian traditional medical system), dates are combined with other healing and energy giving substances – ghee, saffron, cardamom, cinnamon and ginger. Rich and sweet, Dates and Saffron Soaked in Spiced Ghee is said to nourish and revitalize your deepest tissues. This mixture is a classic rasayana, a tonic for rejuvenation. It is also an ancient love potion! Whether you want to love another person, or your life, or just find more happiness in your day, this is definitely or you.
Healing and love making, what more is need from a tonic that is more like a snack than medicine? It is said to strengthen immunity as well as aid digestion.tes and Alm
You might like to also try our Dates Milk to fight Fatigue. Try some other Ayurvedic dishes: Cardamom, Coriander and Fennel Tea, Ginger and Tulsi Tea, and Diet and Consciousness.
Also try Saffron, Dates and Almond Rice, and Saffron and Rose Scented Aubergine.
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Dates are quite a wonderful food item. Lately I have been buying them from a local Afghan grocery. Their dates are fat and juicy and are perfect for snacking.
Dates are used in several cultures as strong healing ingredients, and fighters of energy lapses. Enjoy this drink morning or night to overcome energy sapping tiredness. Dates are soaked in milk for some hours to make the tonic. It is surprisingly sweet and delicious, not at all a medicinal taste.
You might like to also try our Dates and Saffron Soaked in Spiced Ghee. Try some other Ayurvedic recipes: Cardamon, Coriander and Fennel Tea, Ginger and Tulsi Tea, and Diet and Consciousness.
Enjoy our other Date recipes. Or explore our Ayurveda recipes. Perhaps you would like to browse our Indian recipes here. You might like to check our Late Spring recipes here.
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Aaah, chai. Perfect for wintery days.
Yogi Chai is a tea best made with mindfulness and care. Although it takes some time, a pot or thermos full can be made to sip during the day. And the base ingredients can be refrigerated and used again for tomorrow’s brew.
This Chai is not only delicious, but also detoxifying, good for those who have been under stress. The Chai is more like a tonic, incredibly healthy. Enjoy!
Are you looking for more Chai recipes? Try Sukku Malli Coffee, Chai Masala for Relief of Colds, Garam Chai, Peppery Chai, Heavenly Gentle Chai and Illaichi Chai.
What about trying Cardamom Spiced Coffee? Or for a herbal tea, try Ginger and Tulsi Tea.
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