Recipe for Energy

Need a little pep in your step?  Yogi Bhajan gave us this yummy recipe that he said would be useful for headaches or relieving the feeling of heaviness in your head.  If you feel sleepy unnecessarily, it can help give you energy.  Parsley helps with digestion and balancing hormones in addition to its many benefits for the kidneys.  For an extra boost, Yogi Bhajan recommended eating the following recipe with yogurt.

Parsley Pilau from Foods for Health and Healing

1 cup basmati rice

1 cup parsley

2 cups unskinned chopped potatoes

2 onions

2 tsp. oregano seeds

1 tsp. ground red pepper (or add more to taste)

1 tbsp. turmeric

1 tsp. black pepper

2 crushed bay leaves

1/2 cup ghee

Sautee onions in ghee.  Add spices and cook until browned.  Then add rice, potatoes, parsley and stir.  Add water (to steam the rice), cover, and cook for 15 minutes.  Serves 4-6.

Try it and let us know what you think!

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