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We’ve long been interested in pranayama, or the control of breath. So when we got the opportunity to get a short introduction to it from Mini Thapar Shastri, owner of Om Yoga Shala in Vasant Vihar, Delhi, we jumped. Mini first trained in Hatha Yoga in Kerala 18 years ago. Successive learning from masters in...

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Who doesn’t love a sprig of refreshing mint in their tea or salad? Especially when it’s fresh, organic mint is a treat for the senses. And you can make sure it’s organic by growing it at home.   What conditions does it need? Mint plants are perennial herbs; they grow all year through. They grow in direct and...

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Pickle me pink!

Posted in I Say Organic Home Made by  •  June 26, 2015

We’ve all been there. It’s a meal that doesn’t quite excite you, or it can stand to have an added edge – and you reach for a chutney or a pickle and slurp! The meal is now gone! That’s the magic of a great pickle (achar) or chutney – and in India, they often comprise an essential part of our meal. Pickled...

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The air is cool and pleasant just after sunrise in central Uttar Pradesh. It’s an hour or two before the sun actually breaks the tree line and starts beating down unbearably on the dry, pre-monsoon earth, but the organic farm is already awake and noisy. The cows start the symphony, and are joined by the dogs; flocks...

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Garam Masala Recipe

Posted in I Say Organic Home Made, Recipes we love by  •  September 26, 2014

This simple and easy recipe can be made from the comfort of your home.

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Kaddu ki Sabzi

Posted in I Say Organic Home Made by  •  September 16, 2014

Indulge in this healthy version of the traditional dish. Make it, taste it, and fall in love with organic kaddu ! Ingredients 1 kg Kaddu (pumpkin) 2 Whole Dry Red Chillies Kadi Patta (curry leaves) 1 teaspoon raai (mustard seeds) ½ teaspoon methi-daana (fenugreek seeds) ½ teaspoon turmeric...

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It's monsoon season and the best friend possible (apart from human ones!) is a cup of spicy, sweet masala chai. Soothing and healthy, masala chai goes with any weather, any snacks and anywhere. You can customize it with your special blend of spices or settle for what's easiest. It has no rules. Today, we're going to...

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Aam Ras

Posted in Healthy Snacks and Drinks, Recipes we love by  •  September 4, 2014

Alphonso mangoes give the Indian favourite Aam Ras its thick, luscious flavor. Try this delicious and easy recipe at home. Ingredients: 1 kg mangoes 1/2 litre milk (optional) 200gms powdered sugar or Jaggery Method: Wash mangoes. Peel and cut into small pieces. Keep the seeds aside in a little...

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This recipe is simple but needs some prepping and multi-tasking . Pretend you’re on a cooking show and get chopping !       Method Soak the rice in water for 30 minutes beforehand for faster cooking. This is an optional step.  Add 1 tablespoon of oil in a pressure cooker, on low flame. Add chopped veggies,...

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How to use: High Fibre Atta

Posted in More than cooking, Products by  •  September 4, 2014

Organic High Fibre Atta makes delicious and tasty rotis and more, but takes a slightly different preparation. Learn more below Product Name: Organic High Fibre Atta   Composition: Contains 50% bran (grain cover) of kathiya wheat in whole wheat flour Origin: Hamirpur, Uttar Pradesh Benefits: - Super...

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