- Print Length: 86 Pages
- Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
- Publication Date: October 22, 2015
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1492852430
- ISBN-13: 978-1492852438
- File Format: EPUB
While people all over the world enjoy vegetarian Indian dishes every day, little attention is given to the health benefits gained from the herbs and spices used therein.
In Sakahari: The Plant Eater’s Cookbook, authors Nandini Sharma and Linda Lauretta pull from years of collaboration to provide fabulous plant-based Indian recipes, as well as discuss the numerous healing benefits provided by everyday herbs and spices such as cilantro, bay leaf, cloves, and saffron.
The authors, grounding their philosophy in the Ayurvedic principle of the three doshas, or bodily energies, skillfully demonstrate the positive, negative, or neutral effect an herb or spice has on each dosha and, as a result, the influence it potentially has on a person’s overall constitution. Understanding how each food contributes to digestion is key to balanced overall health, and this unique book provides the recipes and guidance needed to help you make informed choices on what you put in your body.
With recipes for Bengali tomato chutney, sesame chiki, and many other delicious favorites, Sakahari is the perfect resource for yoga students, Ayurveda pupils, health practitioners, Indophiles, or those looking to make their diets more plant-based.