https://www.lakshmiayurveda.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/ginger-soup.jpg 1080 1080 Karin Lakshmi Gunthor https://www.lakshmiayurveda.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/la-logo.png Karin Lakshmi Gunthor2021-04-29 12:24:482021-04-29 12:24:48Ginger/Ardraka Soup Recipe
Who would like to join me for dinner? During the last few days I have spend most of my time in the kitchen focusing on cooking AMA (digestive toxin) decreasing and digestive fire promoting meals.
If you would like to read more about Ama and check if you might have Ama, see our free downloadable information on our website.
The soup of the day is a ginger/ ardraka soup
- Ginger is very commonly used in Ayurvedic cooking and Ayurvedic medicine preparations.
- Ginger clears AMA (digestive toxins) from the plasma and blood. It warms the digestive system, increases agni (digestive fire) and the secretion of enzymes. It clears colds and alleviates cough and breathing difficulties.
- Ayurveda uses dry ginger (Nagara) and fresh ginger (Ardraka).
- The Sanskrit word arkraka means moist and sunthi means dry.
- Dry ginger is warm in nature and fresh is more heating.
- Dry ginger is light and unctuous while wet ginger is more heavy, drying and sharp in nature.
- Deepana/ Pachana – improves digestive fire and digests Ama
- Agni deepana – enkindles agni
- Grahi – absorbes fluids from the intestine
- Vedanasthapana – alleviates pain
So many good reasons for you to join me for the ginger soup.
1. 1/2 cup of finely chopped ginger
2. 1/2 cup of grated carrots
3. 1/4 cup of grated cabbage
4. 1 tsp of Olive oil
5. 2 1/2 cups of vegetable stock
6. 1/2 sprig coriander leaves
7. 1/2 sprig curry leaves chopped
8. Salt and pepper to taste
9. Pinch of cinnamon and cumin powder
Super easy to make
Heat the oil in a sauce pan
Sauté the chopped ginger. Add the grated vegetables. Sauté until cooked
Add vegetable stock and bring to simmer. Cook for 10 more minutes
Add salt and pepper and seasoning
Garnish with curry and coriander leaves
Enjoy this super delicious and detoxifying soup.
With love Karin