Stocking a Sattvic Pantry

My friend Monica is interested in Sattvic cooking. She asked me,

I want to start a Sattvic kitchen. How do I go about doing this?

The question has several answers. This blog post covers information about stocking your kitchen. The next blog post will cover about what kinds of vessels are used in sattvic kitchen.

In general, sattvic kitchen stocks ingredients that are cruelty-free. Your fridge should ideally hold vegetables, fruits, and milk that are locally grown.  You might want to choose nut-based or cereal-based milk if you have no cruelty free milk available close to you.

Here is a list of things you need to toss out of your kitchen to make it Sattvic:

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What can you stock your pantry with?

Essentials:

  • Non-fluoridated water
  • Wild or brown Rice (grain and flour)
  • All-purpose flour or maida
  • Farina or Rava or Suji
  • Oats
  • Wheat (flour)
  • Millet (grain and flour)
  • Flat rice
  • Raw cane sugar
  • Jaggery
  • Mung beans
  • Toor dal
  • Garbanzo beans
  • Pink salt
  • Mango powder or Amchur
  • Turmeric powder
  • Coriander seeds
  • Fenugreek seeds
  • Cumin seeds
  • Sesame seeds
  • Peanut
  • Flax seeds
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Coconut oil
  • Red Chilies

Fresh stock:

  • Yogurt
  • Vegetables
  • Fruits
  • Coconut
  • Cilantro
  • Curry leaves
  • Lime or lemon
  • Ginger

Condiments:

  • Cardamom
  • Cashew nuts
  • Raisins
  • Saffron
  • Cloves
  • Ginger powder

You can make thousands of delicious, filling and healthy recipes with the ingredients from a kitchen stocked with these items!

Here is a sample menu:

Multigrain Pizza

 

Turmeric Rice

 

Banana cake

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Enjoy your new Sattvic kitchen!