Easy Steamed Broccoli
Preparation time: 15 minutes, concurrent with the rest of the meal.
Good for any season.
Sattvic, calms pitta and kapha, neutral effect for vata.
1. Wash and cut into spears:
1⁄2 lb. broccoli
2. Steam the broccoli in a colander placed over the cooking pasta.
Check in 5 minutes. When the broccoli is a beautiful bright garden green, lift the colander out of the pot, and place the broccoli in a serving bowl.
3. Dress with:
a squeeze of fresh lemon juice
1 Tbsp. ghee (optional, calming for vata)
Amadea Morningstar is the author of The Ayurvedic Cookbook, Ayurvedic Cooking for Westerners, and The Ayurvedic Guide to Polarity Therapy. For more information, visit www.AyurvedaPolarityYoga.com.