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How to Make Lemon Rice with Cashews, Peas, Ghee & Cumin

SERVINGS: 4
PREP TIME: 60 MINUTES
SKILL LEVEL: EASY

PREPARATION: STEAMED, BOILED
FOR OCCASION: KID-FRIENDLY, ON-THE-MEND

INGREDIENTS


SKILL LEVEL: EASY
1/4 c
1/2 c
2 whole
1 c
1 c
1/2 tsp
1/2 tsp
1/2 tsp
1/2 tsp

PREPARATION OF THIS HEALTHY RECIPE

1. Dry roast the cumin and mustard seeds until they begin to pop.

2. In a separate pot, roast rice and cashews in the ghee until slightly browned.

3. Add 2c water and spices then bring to a boil, cover, and simmer 25 minutes.

4. Add the peas and continue simmering another 10 minutes or until rice is tender.

5. Squeeze lemon juice over the rice and carefully transfer to another bowl. Be careful not to stir the rice, or the grains will break.

How Does This Ayurvedic Recipe Improve Wellness?

CLINICAL AYURVEDIC REVIEW

The buttery rice and sweet peas are complemented by lemon's sourness. Cumin adds a savory note to the luxurious feel. This simple yet exotic dish is topped with crunchy roasted cashews. This is a satisfying dish that feels good in the body.

Comforting and soothing

The sweetness of the rice, ghee and sweet peas and the 'deep flavored' cashews make it comforting to eat, and satisfying. On a rainy day in Fall, this dish will comfort and soothe you. This dish is easy to make, you don't need much time and you might already have most of the ingredients in your kitchen.

Ojas building

Rice, cashews and ghee are all ojas building foods. They are sweet in taste and heavy and oily in quality. Ojas builds resiliency and longevity and is perfect for Vata people.

Lubricates, relieves dryness

Ghee is the perfect lubricator, it oils the body from the inside out and has many health properties (you could add a link to a ghee article). The sour taste from the lemon juice helps the body excrete fluids into the digestive organs, which helps to relieve dryness. The salt in this dish helps to retain water in your body.

Balanced for Easy Digestion

The spices cumin, turmeric and mustard seeds will aid with digestion. Cashews are heavy in quality and can be more difficult to digest. Cumin, turmeric and mustard seeds are all pungent spices and will bring more blood flow to your digestive organs. Cumin also stimulates peristalsis due to its bitter and aromatic qualities.

AYURVEDA'S GUIDE TO VITALITY & WHOLESOME NOURISHMENT

Your Ayurvedic diet is tailored to your individual body and your specific imbalances. With an Ayurvedic diet you feel joy and satisfaction because what you are eating truly nourishes and balances you. Disease results from diets and lifestyles that are incompatible with your nature. By eating a personalized diet matched to your body, you experience optimal health. See How it Works.

Is Lemon Rice with Cashews, Peas, Ghee & Cumin Good for My Ayurvedic Diet?

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INCREASES
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Increases These Biocharacteristics (Gunas)

Functional Ayurveda helps you assess imbalances through 20 main biocharacteristics (gunas). Aggravating these characteristics weakens your body and causes imbalance. By knowing which characteristics are habitually imbalanced in your body, you will be able to identify and correct imbalances before you get sick. Every characteristic has an opposite which balances it (i.e. hot balances cold). You restore balance by favoring diet and lifestyle choices that increase the opposite characteristic.

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EASY

ABOUT EASY BIOCHARACTERISTIC

Easy refers to anything easy to digest, or digests quickly.

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CLEAR

ABOUT CLEAR BIOCHARACTERISTIC

Clear refers to anything that cleanses or flushes out wastes, or that digests ama.

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LIQUEFIED

ABOUT LIQUEFIED BIOCHARACTERISTIC

Substances that thin fluids (lower viscosity of blood plasma). These may include blood thinners or mucolytic herbs.

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HOT

ABOUT HOT BIOCHARACTERISTIC

Hot is identified by increased body temperature, metabolism, or inflammation.

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TASTES
Taste Help

The 6 Tastes

Taste is used to sense the most basic properties and effects of food. Each taste has a specific medicinal effect on your body. Cravings for food with certain tastes indicate your body is craving specific medicinal results from food. Taste is experienced on the tongue and represents your body's reaction to foods. Sweet taste causes physical satisfaction and attraction whereas bitter taste causes discomfort and aversion. Kapha should use less sweet taste while Vata and Pitta would benefit from using more sweet taste. One of the first signs of illness is that your taste and appetite for food changes. The six tastes are sweet, sour, salty, pungent, bitter, and astringent. Do you crave foods with any of the tastes below?

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SOUR

ABOUT SOUR BIOCHARACTERISTIC

Sour refers to anything fermented or acidic.

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DOSHAS
Dosha Help

The Three Doshas / Body Types

According to the biocharacteristic theory of medicine, people tend to get sick, over and over again, due to habitual causes and imbalances that are unique to the person. Your body type summarizes this tendency, showing you the 'type' of conditions and imbalances that frequently challenge your health & wellness. Using body type, you can also identify remedies likely to improve your strength and resiliency. Your body type identifies physical and mental characteristics as well as your personal strengths and weaknesses. The calculation of your body type is based on your medical history.

The 3 functional body types (doshas), are Catabolic (Vata), Metabolic (Pitta), and Anabolic (Kapha). Catabolic individuals tend to break down body mass into energy. They are easily stimulated, hyperactive, underweight and dry. Metabolic individuals tend to burn or use energy. They tend to be rosy-cheeked, easily irritated, focused, driven, and easily inflamed. Anabolic individuals tend to store energy as body mass. If they store too much energy, they could gain weight easily and have congestion. Anabolic people tend to be stable and grounded.

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PACIFIES
Kapha pacifying Vata pacifying
AGGRAVATES
Pitta aggravating
HAS THE FOLLOWING
Subtaste:
Aromatic

AROMATIC

Herbs or spices with volatile essential oils that present strong aromas. Aromatic oils shock, refresh and numb tissue, with the end result of relaxing, opening and clearing stagnant fluids in tissues.

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Bland

STRONG BLAND

Bland means doesn't have much taste. In Chinese medicine, bland taste refers to afood without little macronutrients, such as cabbage, radish or bok choy.

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Acrid

ACRID

Acrid taste is a combination of bitter and pungent tastes. Example include radish, turnip, and coffee.

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Crunchy

CRUNCHY

Makes an audible noise when you eat them. Can provide fun texture variation.

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Tissue (dhatu):
Blood Plasma Lymph

BLOOD-PLASMA-LYMPH

Plasma (Rasa Dhatu) includes plasma, white blood cells, and lymph.

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Reproductive

REPRODUCTIVE

Reproductive tissue (Shukra/Artava Dhatu) includes male and female reproductive organs.

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Nerves

NERVES

Marrow tissue (Majja Dhatu) includes bone marrow and nervous tissue.

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Fat

FAT

Fat tissue (Meda Dhatu) includes adipose tissue and sebum (skin oil).

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HERBAL ACTIONS
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Medicinal Benefits, Uses & Herbal Actions of Lemon Rice with Cashews, Peas, Ghee & Cumin
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Experiences vary according to the person and constitution. Individual results may vary. The list of herbal-actions below has not be approved by the FDA and should not be used to treat a medical condition.

Quenches Thirst

QUENCHES-THIRST

An herb or substance that relieves thirst.

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Warms Abdomen

WARMS-ABDOMEN

Warms the muscles and organs of the abdomen, stimulating digestion and metabolism.

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Nauseating

NAUSEATING

Brings about feelings of unease and discomfort in the stomach, often accompanied with the involuntary urge to vomit.

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Carminative

CARMINATIVE

Stimulates the release of gas. Helpful for bloating or cramping abdominal pain. Propels food downward. Carminatives typically expel gas by relaxing the muscles of the intestines.

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Relieves Burning

RELIEVES-BURNING

Herbs that soothe a burn or reduce an internal burning sensation, such as aloe vera.

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General Laxative

GENERAL-LAXATIVE

Promotes a bowel movement. General laxative is an umbrella term that refers to several different types of laxatives.

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Stool Softener

STOOL-SOFTENER

Softens hard and difficult to eliminate stool. Stool softeners are the safest and most gentle type of laxative. Examples include warm milk with ghee.

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Relaxes Eyes

RELAXES-EYES

Eases tension in eye muscles, so the eyes feel less strained, often by supporting the liver.

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Strengthens Resolve

STRENGTHENS-RESOLVE

Increases determination and courage by reducing stress and building strength.

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Stimulates Front Of Brain

STIMULATES-FRONT-OF-BRAIN

Creates a feeling of awareness or tension in the area in the forehead. Activates the frontal lobe - the area responsible for motor function, emotional expression, thinking, and decision making.

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Wakes You Up

WAKES-YOU-UP

Invigorates the body and nervous system, increases energy.

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Satisfies Stomach

SATISFIES-STOMACH

Provides a sense of gratification and fullness in the stomach.

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Stimulates Energy

STIMULATES-ENERGY

This category groups thyroid and adrenal stimulating herbs.

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Builds Stamina

BUILDS-STAMINA

Promotes strength, endurance and resistance in the body. Rebuilds weak tissues after a time of depletion.

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Nutritive

NUTRITIVE

An herb that is strengthening and nourishing.

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Diaphoretic

DIAPHORETIC

An herb that induces sweating, often by dilating blood vessels close to the skin.

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Refreshes Skin

REFRESHES-SKIN

Flushes the lymphatic system to cool, awaken, and revive the skin.

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Flushes Sinuses

FLUSHES-SINUSES

An herb that relieves sinus congestion by flushing out mucus.

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Warms Chest

WARMS-CHEST

Warms the chest and lungs, clearing mucus and allowing for clear breathing. Often these herbs are hot, aromatic, and pungent.

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Soothes Throat

SOOTHES-THROAT

Soothes throat discomfort, including from a sore or ticklish throat.

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Irritates Throat

IRRITATES-THROAT

Creates abrasive feeling in the back of the mouth. May stimulate coughing.

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Clears Sinuses

CLEARS-SINUSES

Cleanses sinuses by draining excess mucus, allowing for clear, easy breathing.

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Calms Heart

CALMS-HEART

An herb that literally calms the heart. These herbs are helpful in the treatment of anxiety, sadness, depression, or other emotional imbalances in the heart. Related to the Chinese Herbal Category 'calms spirit.'

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Warms Head

WARMS-HEAD

An herb that increases sensations of heat and warmth in the head.

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Warms Ears

WARMS-EARS

Stimulates peripheral circulation to warm extremities, including the ears.

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Cardiac Stimulant

CARDIAC-STIMULANT

Herbs that increase the heart rate. Useful in cardiovascular health, blood stagnation, and subjective feeling of heaviness in the chest area.

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Alterative

ALTERATIVE

Restores the proper function of the body by cleansing the blood and balancing blood chemistry. In Ayurveda terms, they pacify Pitta in rakta. They were traditionally used to revitalize and detoxify after a long winter.

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Diuretic

DIURETIC

Herbs that promote urine formation, thereby flushing the kidneys and urinary tract while eliminating any excess water retention. As diuretics reduce water retention, they are often used to reduce blood pressure.

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Cholagogue

CHOLAGOGUE

Cholagogues stimulate the production & release of bile from the liver & gallbladder. This refreshes and cleanses these organs, as well as increases bile in the small intestines.

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Relieves Tension

RELIEVES-TENSION

An herb that releases tightness, constriction, and rigidity in a muscle.

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Muscle Relaxant

MUSCLE-RELAXANT

Herbs that relax muscles. Helpful for chronic pain or tension as well as healing from physical trauma.

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Constituents:
Flavonoids

FLAVONOIDS

Flavonoids are a colorful type of polyphenol. As all polyphenols, they have a strong antioxidant effect. Many flavonoids have an anti-inflammatory, and/or antiallergen effect.

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Rutin

RUTIN

Rutin is a flavonoid with anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties. Commonly used to treat conditions such as varicose veins, hemorrhoids, and high blood pressure.

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Aromatase Inhibitor

AROMATASE-INHIBITOR

Blocks estrogen synthesis by inhibiting conversion of progesterone and testosterone into estrogen.

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Polyphenols

POLYPHENOLS

Polyphenols are powerful antioxidants seen in many fruits and vegetables. There are more than 8,000 types.

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, Protein, 5a Reductase Inhibitor, Zinc, Sodium,
Magnesium

MAGNESIUM

Helps muscles relax. Laxative.

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Phytates

PHYTATES

Phytates prevent absorption of nutrients. They are commonly found in all seeds, including nuts, grains, and beans. Sprouting greatly reduces phytate content, as well as long, slow cooking with vinegar.

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John Immel, the founder of Joyful Belly, teaches people how to have a healthy diet and lifestyle with Ayurveda biocharacteristics. His approach to Ayurveda is clinical, yet exudes an ease which many find enjoyable and insightful. John also directs Joyful Belly's School of Ayurveda, offering professional clinical training in Ayurveda for over 15 years.

John's interest in Ayurveda and specialization in digestive tract pathology was inspired by a complex digestive disorder acquired from years of international travel, as well as public service work in South Asia. John's commitment to the detailed study of digestive disorders reflects his zeal to get down to the roots of the problem. His hope and belief in the capacity of each & every client to improve their quality of life is nothing short of a personal passion. John's creativity in the kitchen and delight in cooking for others comes from his family oriented upbringing. In addition to his certification in Ayurveda, John holds a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Harvard University.

John enjoys sharing Ayurveda within the context of his Catholic roots, and finds Ayurveda gives him an opportunity to participate in the healing mission of the Church. Jesus expressed God's love by feeding and healing the sick. That kindness is the fundamental ministry of Ayurveda as well. Outside of work, John enjoys spending time with his wife and 7 kids, and pursuing his love of theology, philosophy, and language.

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cashews provoke all doshas?
- Emily Wishnick, Philadelphia, PA , 12-24-13 (Reply)
Here is the link to the cashew page of this site: https://www.joyfulbelly.com/Ayurveda/ingredient/Cashews/104 Lots of good info!
- David McKaig, Swannanoa, NC , 01-08-14 (Reply)
2 whole lemons? really?
- Peony Maeda, Eugene, OR , 10-07-15 (Reply)
Yes on the 2 lemonds it has a distinct sour taste.
Here is a link to Kapha reducing recipes - https://www.joyfulbelly.com/Ayurveda/recipes/dosha/Kapha?lnk=326Every ingredient in the recipe doesn't have to be ok for Kapha for it to be a Kapha reducing recipe. It's the combination and synergy of ingredients that make it Kapha reducing.
- Kimberly Kubicke, Asbury park, NJ , 06-27-16 (Reply)
A wonderful refreshing rice dish. The instructions are a bit unclear so I made this in the instapot. I sauted the cumin, mustard seeds and turmeric without any liquid then added to them the ghee and coated the rice with the mixture. I added some salt and water and turned the instapot on to the rice setting. when it was finished (12min) i quick released it and added the peas. I let it sit for 5mins. I then added the ghee roasted cashews and combined it all. Before serving I added the lemon juice. I ended up adding juice of 3 lemons and then adjusted the seasoning. It was served over red lettuce and arugula . Big hit at the office lunch today!
- Gina Phelps, Warrenton, VA
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, 10-01-20 (Reply)
So good! I left out the peas, added some dried Basil and topped with sauted carrots zucchini. Great meal.
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