Three potent roots, known as the Trinity Roots, are essential for cleansing, sustaining, and producing energy in the body. The beneficial effect of each of them separately is amplified when they are cooked together.

Benefits of Garlic

  • Cleanses the system and flushes out toxins
  • Helps to lower cholesterol levels because of the anti-oxidant properties of Allicin, the sulphur-containing compound found in garlic
  • Anti-bacterial and anti-parasitic properties
  • Protect the skin from the effect of free radicals

Benefits of Onion

  • Universal healing food
  • Purifies and builds new blood
  • Recommended for colds, fever, laryngitis, and diarrhea
  • Increases mental clarity

Benefits of Ginger

  • Treats diarrhea
  • Removes excess gas
  • Aids in digestion
  • Detoxifies and disinfects
  • Reduces nausea
  • Treats the flu

TRINITY RICE

2 tsp. ground cumin
1 tsp. coriander powder
1 tsp. turmeric powder
2 onions, chopped
2 cloves, garlic – peeled and sliced
1 inch ginger root, peeled and grated
1 cup basmati rice
1/2 – 3/4 cup ghee
1 tomato, peeled
4-5 cups assorted chopped vegetables

Rinse basmati rice, thoroughly. Sauté spices in ghee until fragrant. Add onion, garlic and ginger (“trinity roots”) and stir slowly until onions begin become translucent. Then add tomato, assorted vegetables and rice, along with 4 cups of water. Cover and let simmer on a low heat, checking frequently. Add water as necessary. Cook until vegetables are soft and rice is done. Serves 4.

Experience this warming and healing meal at home this winter. And experience our amazing food at Sat Nam Fest Joshua Tree this April!