Dosha benefits: Vata 

Ingredients:

  • Rice flour 1 cup
  • Jaggery 1 cup
  • 4 tbsp Coconut pieces
  • Sesame seeds ½ tsp
  • 1/2 cup black-eyed peas
  • Pinch of Cardamom powder
  • Plantain leaves few
  • Water 2 cups

Recipe:

  • Wash and soak the rice for couple of hours. 
  • Strain the water and spread to dry for 30 minutes.
  • Grind to a fine powder in a mixer.
  • Soak and then boil the black-eyed peas.
  • Boil 2 cups of water and dissolve jaggery in it completely.
  • Now add the boiled black-eyed peas, rice flour and keep stirring. Cook the paste until soft, dough-like consistency is formed.  Take out the vessel from the flame.
  • Add a pinch of cardamom powder to the mixture.
  • Now take a small amount of the mixture prepared and place it over the small pieces (approximately 5-inch in diameter) of plantain leaf.
  • Pat it lightly to spread evenly in round shape of approximately 4-inch diameter.
  • Steam cook for ten minutes over medium flame with the plantain leaves.

Ayurveda Tip:

  • Cardamom is a sweet spice, has a sweet aroma and is used in desserts. It is tridoshic and helps balancing all 3 doshas – Vata, Pitta & Kapha

Note: The information in this article is intended for your educational use only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health providers with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition and before undertaking any diet, supplement, fitness, or other health programs.

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