Ingredients for ayurvedic spicy fruit dish (chai herbs and palm sugar)
- 250 g dried fruits (apricots, [wild] figs, plums, cranberries, apple, dates)
- ½ l water
- ½ tsp chai herbs
- 2 tbsp Gula Java Brut coconut blossom sugar (palm sugar), Amanprana
Lies Ameeuw is an Ayurvedic therapist with a deep knowledge of Ayurvedic and Indian herbs and spices. Her interest in the relationship between the body and spirit sparked her interest in our diet. In 1999 she founded an Ayurveda school. The upshot is that she now knows everything there is to know about Ayurvedic cuisine. Nutrition plays an important role in Ayurveda, and it is interwoven with the use of herbs. There are six tastes in Ayurveda - sweet, sour, salt, pungent, bitter and astringent.