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Curd and Sugar A Cooling Health Shot

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cooling foods ayurveda,  stomach cooling foods , cooling foods for pitta , curd with sugar benefitsCurd and sugar is savored and liked by everybody. This combination has many health benefits. Here goes the list of health benefits of this cool shot

How to prepare?

Cool curd rice for summer

Ingredients:
Rice: 1 cup
Water : 3 cups
Thick curd: - 3 cups
Finely chopped coriander leaves – ¼ cup
White grapes (slit into halves) – 1 cup
Broken Cashews – ¼  cup
Curry leaves – 15
Red chilly – 2
Mustard – ¼ tea spoon
Asafetida – 1 pinch
Sugar – ½ spoon
Ghee – 2 tea spoon
Oil – 2 tea spoon
Salt to taste

Medicinal properties of Curd- as explained in ayurveda

According to ayurveda the properties of curd are described as follows.

1. The curd is sour (amla) to taste.

2. It absorbs water from intestines (hence called as Grahi). By the virtue of this property it is widely used to treat diarrhea and dysentery.

3. It causes heaviness when used in excess and may cause constipation.

4. It mitigates vata dosha, increases kapha and pitta. Curd should not be used in diseases where blood is vitiated by doshas.

5. Regular consumption of this in pure form increases body fat and may cause obesity.

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