Ojas is said to have the smell of burnt rice. Here, dates also build ojas. When cooking rice for Vata constitution, make sure you add enough water till the rice seems bloated. Otherwise, the rice will continue to absorb liquid from the colon and cause constipation. Add oil to this recipe for a late autumn calming energy boost.
Ayurvedic Cooked Apples (with Cloves) Start the day with a stewed apple to build an appetite for lunch, stimulate regular bowel movements, increase vitality and alertness, and provide a light but satisfying start to the day.