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Delicious Immune-Boosting Recipes to Make with Pantry Essentials

by Rohit Bumrah Writter

We are being concerned about eating healthy more than ever. No matter how much we take protection on the outside, we have to build up our immune system from the inside. Most of today’s ailments are due to poor diet and lifestyle issues. While the shift is not instant, but it is certainly doable. Start with including more seasonal fresh fruits and vegetables, healing spices, wholefood grains in your diet. Check out these delicious immune-boosting recipes that you can cook for breakfast, lunch, and dinner:


Homestyle Khichdi: Add raw turmeric and ginger to make this light khichdi. These roots are anti-inflammatory and immune-boosting. Use basmati rice and red lentils to prepare this delicious dish. To temper, the spices, add olive oil in a tempering pan. Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves, and whole dried red chili. Once it starts crackling, pour the tempered spices over the Khichdi. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve with a side of lemon wedge.


Summer Beans Stew: Make this easy stew in a vegetable broth. Add boiled potatoes in homemade vegetable broth. Add coconut milk to add some texture and taste to the stew. Add a handful of baby spinach and kale leaves. Gently simmer for 12 minutes. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves. Serve it with basmati rice and whole wheat flatbreads. Use Daawat, which is the best basmati rice in India for this recipe.


Spiced Breakfast Porridge: Star-anise and cinnamon are anti-inflammatory spices that aid in the healing tissues. Add cinnamon, vanilla essence, nutmeg, clove, ground ginger to a steaming pot of steel-cut oatmeal. Top this bowl of porridge with stewed berries, unsweetened peanut butter, chia seeds, and a drizzle of raw honey.


Healthy Hummus: Lemon adds a boost of vitamin C and garlic has various anti-bacterial properties. The addition of carrots not only adds vibrant colour, but it also improves the immunity of the body. Drizzle with olive oil. Serve it with warm homemade pita bread. You can have it as lunch or a snack.


Ultimate Immunity Smoothie: Blitz orange juice, carrots, raw ginger, coconut water, blueberries, papaya, and mint in a food processor to make this anti-inflammatory, vitamin C, and beta-carotene rich smoothie, perfect for improving the body’s immunity levels.


Immune-Tea: To make this immune-boosting tea, add grated ginger, turmeric, garlic, star anise, cinnamon stick, and freshly cracked black pepper. Bring it to a gentle simmer. Turn off the heat and strain the tea with a mesh strainer. Before serving add a drizzle of raw local honey. You can store this tea in glass bottles in the refrigerator for up to 1 week. 

Keep cases of flu and other ailments at bay with these healthy, immune-boosting recipes. 


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