Food, Post partum, Postpartum Recipes

Recipe: Milahu Kuzhambu / Pepper Sambhar

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Milahu Kuzambu or pepper sambhar is very popular among the pathiya samayal. Loaded with pepper corns and curry leaves, its very good for health and aids in digestion. Also we add garlic pods, which helps in clearing gastric troubles and increases milk production in lactating moms. We use gingelly oil for this, but you can

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Post partum, Postpartum Recipes, Recipes

Ghee-Garlic Rice

garlic

This is one awesome and simple (postpartum) recipe. It aids lactation! I so loved it…wondered why wait for postpartum to have this;):P Ingredients: 1 cup boiled rice 1-2 tbsp ghee (preferably home-made) 5-6 garlic pods (or as desired) Steps: Heat the ghee in a pan. Chop the garlic and fry in ghee til golden brown.

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Post partum, Postpartum Recipes, Recipes

Menthiyam (Fenugreek) Dosa

Fenugreek-methi-seeds

This is a postpartum recipe from my mother. It has methi seeds in it which is supposed to help increase breast milk production and aid lactation. Also classified as galactogogues. Ingredients: 1.5 cups rice 1 tbsp Methi/Fenugreek seeds 1/2 cup Urad dal (optional) Traditionally they would not use Urad dal since dals we thought to

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