Balancing Pitta Dosha – Green Beans with Ginger

Try balancing pitta dosha with this green beans with ginger recipe.


  • 3 cups green beans (cut into ½-inch pieces)
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 tablespoons (tbsp.) ghee
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  • 2 tbsp. fresh ginger, minced
  • ½ tsp. mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp. turmeric
  • A pinch of hing (asafetida)
  • Salt to taste
  • Lemon juice

*These measurements are only a suggested guide. Please customize any recipe to use more or less to suit your personal needs.

How To Prepare This Dish:

  1. Add green beans and a pinch of salt to boiling water and stir.
  2. Cook to preferred tenderness, then turn off the heat.
  3. Pour green beans into a strainer and place the pan back onto the warm stovetop
  4. Add the ghee and the mustard seeds into the warm pan and allow the ghee to melt.
  5. The mustard seeds should begin to pop, then add the ginger, turmeric powder, and hing.
  6. Once the fragrant aroma begins to fill the room, carefully pour the green beans back into the pan, salt to taste, and give them a quick stir.
  7. Finish with a tiny splash of lemon juice over top & enjoy!

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