Friday, March 12, 2010
Ayurvedic Cream of Wheat (Recipe)
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Baking time: 30 minutes
Serves: 8 - 10 people
1 cup cream of wheat
1 medium cucumber
1/4 cup (fresh grated or dry powder) coconut
½ teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons canola oil
1 bunch of cilantro
1 green jalapeno (chopped)
1 tablespoon ginger (fresh grated)
*Heat a pan with olive oil and add cream of wheat. Roast the cream of wheat on a medium low heat for 10 minutes until the cream of wheat becomes slightly brown. *Remove from heat and let cool to room temperature.
*Wash, peel and grate cucumber. In a big mixing bowl add roasted cream of wheat, grated cucumber, ginger,coconut, cilantro, green jalapenos and salt. Mix all ingredients very well and let sit for 20 minutes.
*Before baking add baking soda to the mixture.
*Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease the baking dish and pour in the mix, and bake for 30 minutes. Serve and enjoy when warm.
Kapha constitutes should eliminate coconut, increase ginger and jalapeno. Pitta constitutions should eliminate jalapeno and reduce ginger. Vata constitutions should add more coconut and cilantro.
Yum Yum! Enjoy!
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