Ayurvedic Aahar : Traditional Recipes from Ayurveda

With COVID, there is a lot of effort to stay healthy and be more immune to seasonal and common ailments. A lot of our immunity and ability to protect ourselves falling ill is dependent on the food we eat. 

Ayurved and other Indian medical systems of medicine has a vast treasure of knowledge covering all the aspects of health and nutrition. Recently they published a booklet about the tradition based AYUSH food recipes, which not only help in recovery from the disease but also help in prevention of
many disease conditions. Check out this link for detailed recipes and health benefits 

We have gone through the book and here are our top 5 favorite Ayurvedic recipes that keep you healthy.


Amla is an excellent source of Vitamin C, hence it helps to boost immunity, metabolism and prevents infections, including cold and cough. This cooling drink is useful in acid peptic disorders, constipation, anemia and eye strain.

RASALA (Medicated Curd) :

RASALA is a rejuvenating, appetizing, carminative a probiotic & strength
promoting food. It is useful in inflammatory bowel diseases(IBS) such as crohn’s disease and colitis. It is recommended to take in summer and autumn. It is good for general debility and emaciation.


Kharjuradi Mantha is THE TRADITIONAL ENERGY DRINK. If you are habituated to MONSTERS or RED BULLS, you should try this once. You can also try this a post workout drink. Rich in electrolytes such as potassium, magnesium, calcium and in an instant energy source and a body coolant. Rich in vitamin B6. It is gluten free so great alternative for celiac disease during flares and due to its fibre contents, good alternative for colitis, hemorrhoids .

ARDRAKA PAKA (Ginger Barfi)

Made of ginger, jaggery and other spices, Adraka Pak helps in improving appetite and digestion. Useful in prevention and management of sore throat, cold and cough.


Beetroots have been associated with numerous health benefits, including improved blood flow, lower blood pressure, and increased exercise performance. It is useful in case of constipation and anemia.

Closing Words:

Our health depends on the type of food we eat. So always be knowledgeable about the food you eat. If you are obese, diabetic or have blood pressure. It's more that important to learn about the ingredient and how they affect you. Even the above mentioned recipes are not special. Be sure to check the complete book from Ayush site to learn about the recipe , preparation process and contra indications. 


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