Beet Curry

Serves 3-4

For a delicious way to enjoy the many health benefits of beets, try this beet curry recipe. Fresh, home-cooked foods are highly recommended by ayurveda as a means of promoting health and longevity.


  • 2 tablespoons ghee
  • 2 teaspoons Maharishi Ayurveda Vata Churna
  • ¼ teaspoon anise seeds
  • ¼ teaspoon fennel seeds
  • ¼ dried thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 6 small beets (12 oz.)
  • 4 small carrots
  • 1 large yam
  • 2 cups water
  • ⅓ cup yogurt
  • Salt
  • Freshly-ground black pepper


  1. Peel and cut the vegetables into small cubes.
  2. In a large pot, heat the ghee and sauté Vata Churna and seeds for 30 seconds. Add vegetables, thyme, bay leaf and water. Bring to a boil, cover, and simmer for 45 minutes on low-medium heat, stirring occasionally.
  3. Remove bay leaf, season with salt and pepper and stir in yogurt.