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Benefits of cooking with ghee, oil and milk- An Ayurveda view
Oil and Ghee are widely used in Indian cuisine. Milk is commonly used to prepare sweets and puddings. Texts of ayurveda enumerate benefits of cooking with these ingredients.
Benefits of cooking food with ghee: The foods which are cooked using ghee help to increase body energy and alleviate vata and pitta. Hence ghee is predominantly used in diseases which arise due to vata and pitta.
Benefits of cooking food with oil: Consumption of foods cooked with oil alleviates vata. But these foods vitiate pitta , rakta (blood) and increase body heat.
Benefits of cooking with milk: When cereals like wheat, rice etc are cooked in milk, the preparations help to normalize pitta and kapha. Consumption of milk cooked preparations increase body strength, quality and quantity of semen and also helps to maintain good health.
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Texts of Ayurveda recommend various herbal preparations to increase the stamina, energy and potency of men. Musalyadi churna is one such preparation. Ayurveda Acharyas mention about this preparation in Yogaratnakara an age old text of Ayurveda.
Garlic is used in almost all cuisines to add flavour to dishes. The medicinal properties of garlic have been very well explained in Ayurveda. Lots of researches are going on to identify the medicinal values of garlic.
We see Carrots which are of different sizes and shapes. Carrots have special healing properties. These properties are due to its nutritional components like beta carotene. Carrots are rich in anti-oxidants and contain plenty of minerals and vitamins. The rich fiber content of carrot helps body to lose weight.
Texts of Ayurveda recommend various drinks to address health conditions naturally. These drinks will be usually easy to digest and pacify vitiated doshas. Mantha means mashed or well blended. The drink which is prepared by blending the ingredients well and diluting is known as Mantha. Here is an ayurvedic drink recipe which is nourishing and also cooling.