‘When the diet is wrong, medicine is of no use. When the diet is right, medicine is not needed.’-Ayurvedic proverbIncreasingly sedentary lifestyles, and the dominance of processed foods in our diets, has led to a spike in a range of diseases in recent times. Our ancestors, however, had a firm understanding of the connection between eating right and staying well. They saw Ayurveda as all that is conducive to long-term health and well-being—a balance between food, body, mind and soul.To help make Ayurveda an integral part of your life, Sonal Chowdhary and Dr Asghar have put together a host of nutritious and wholesome recipes that take into account Ayurvedic principles even as they incorporate modern influences, international cuisines and global ingredients. Also included are the fundamentals and norms regarding doshas, cooking and seasonal routines as distilled from various classical Ayurvedic texts.An accessible and essential cookbook for harmony and holistic health, The Ayurvedic Kitchen aims to empower you with the information you need to create energy and mind–body balance.