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Healthy Recipes for Monsoons

Healthy Recipes for Monsoons


The appetite-robbing days of summer are gone, and the monsoon weather tempts you to gorge on bhajiyas, chaats, samosas, vada pav, sweets, and ever-larger helpings at mealtimes. After all, you must make up for lost time! But temper that hearty appetite with a dose of caution – monsoon is the time when diseases, particularly related to your digestive system, are rampant. In this article, we have listed some recipes for monsoons, which are amazing and effective home remedies as well!

Monsoon reduces the immunity of our body, making us susceptible to diseases which are commonly associated with this season. So, you need to keep your body resistant against diseases by boosting your immunity.

While you must take regular precautions like boiling water and scrupulously avoiding street food or food prepared in bulk, click here for tips to boost your immunity in monsoons.

Diet tips for monsoon

Listed below are some tips to stay healthy in the rainy season:

  1. Drink a glass of warm water mixed with a teaspoon of honey on an empty stomach every morning. This flushes out the accumulated toxins.
  2. Freshly prepared radish juice is the best remedy for cold.
  3. A pinch each of rootstock pipli and rock salt mixed in warm water reduces cough.

Homemade Recipes for Monsoons

The following recipes for monsoons are effective home remedies that can improve your digestive disorders.

Recipe 1: For Colic pain/Stomach upset

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup Rice
  • 4 cups of Water
  • 2-3 Pipli
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger powder
  • A pinch of rock salt
  • 1 tsp cow’s ghee

Method:

  • Cook rice with a recommended quantity of water. Add freshly ground ginger powder or crushed ginger and salt.
  • Powder pipli and fry it in a spoon of cow’s ghee and add it to gruel.
  • Serve it hot.

Benefit:

This dish is light so can be easily digested. Plus, it helps to relieve colic pain.

Recipe 2: Rehydrating Broth

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup Rice
  • 4 cups of Water
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger paste
  • Salt as per taste
  • 1/2 tsp Jeera powder
  • 1/2 cup Pomegranate juice
  • 1 tsp Honey

Method:

  • Cook rice with recommended quantity of water along with ginger paste, jeera powder and salt.
  • Add pomegranate juice and honey when the gruel is warm.

Benefit:

This gruel rehydrates the body and supplies energy. This recipe soothes inflamed walls of the intestine and regularises bowel movements.

Recipe 3: For Anti-Flatulence

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup Rice
  • 4 cups of Water
  • 1/2 tsp Haritaki powder
  • Roots of pipli or long pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger paste
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 Asafoetida powder

Method:

  • Cook rice, haritaki powder, roots of pipli and water together.
  • Add salt to it. Consume it warm.

Benefit:

This recipe helps to relieve flatulence and regularises bowel movement. Enjoy these recipes for monsoons to stay free of any ailments!

Some precautions coupled with care can help you to enjoy the monsoon. For a FREE consultation with Health Total experts, call toll-free 1800-266-0607. Have a healthy and safe monsoon!

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