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International Yoga Day 2021 will be celebrated worldwide on June 21. The day is designed to raise awareness of the many benefits of practicing yoga for people around the world, according to the United Nations. Practicing yoga certainly has a number of health benefits, including mental and physical relaxation, and building strength and flexibility. When yoga practice is combined with healthy food intake, it can work wonders! On International Yoga Day, learn how to stay fit with yoga and what to consume before and after yoga sessions.

Yoga is ideally practiced early in the morning and on an empty stomach. However, one can consider grabbing fresh fruits and nuts before hitting the mat. It is also recommended to allow 2-3 hours between the meal and the session; This will help your body function better when you are doing the asanas.

After the session, our bodies may begin to crave food, but we are not allowed to eat right away. We have to give our body about 30 minutes to acclimate again. Then you can opt for healthy foods like a banana and oat smoothie, moong dal paneer chili or an egg wrap. A very important factor is to stay hydrated at all times.

Here are some recipes to try for your post yoga session.

1. BANANA OATS SMOOTHIE:

Ingredients:

1/4 cup oatmeal

1 no banana (chopped)

1 cup of cottage cheese (simple)

1 teaspoon of cold-pressed virgin coconut oil

1/4 teaspoon cinnamon powder

Method:

1. Place the oatmeal in the bottom of a blender and pulse a few times until finely ground. Add the banana, cottage cheese, cold-pressed virgin coconut oil, and cinnamon powder

2. Mix until smooth and creamy. Enjoy immediately!

(Also Read: 5 Desi Drinks For Your Post Yoga Session)

2. MOONG DAL PANEER CHILA:

Ingredients:

1 cup of Green Moong Dal (soaked)

1 no green chilli (chopped)

1/4 teaspoon turmeric

1/2 cup carrot (grated)

1/2 cup paprika (finely chopped)

1/2 cup onion (chopped)

2 tbsp coriander (finely chopped)

Salt to taste

4 teaspoons of cold-pressed virgin coconut oil

100 grams of paneer

Method:

1. Mix soaked moong dal.

2. Add the chopped onion, carrot, paprika, green chilli, turmeric and salt. Mix well.

3. To continue, place a teaspoon of cold-pressed virgin coconut oil on a non-stick pan, take a ladle full of batter and spread it over the pan in a circular motion. Cook on a slow heat for two minutes. Turn over and fry the other side until light brown. Garnish with coriander leaves and grated paneer.

4. Serve hot with mint and coriander chutney.

(Also Read: International Yoga Day 2021: Date, Topic, Meaning and Foods to Support Yoga Practice)

3. EGG WRAP:

Ingredients:

3 egg whites

1 teaspoon of cold-pressed virgin coconut oil

1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds

1/2 cup onion (finely chopped)

1/2 cup tomatoes (finely chopped)

1/2 teaspoon garam masala

1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder

1/2 teaspoon chili powder

1/2 teaspoon green chilli (chopped)

1 tbsp coriander (chopped)

Salt to taste

1 chapati

Method:

1. Heat the cold-pressed virgin coconut oil in a thick-bottomed pan and add the cumin.

2. When the seeds crack, add the onions and cook on a high heat for 1 to 2 minutes.

3. Add tomatoes and 2 tablespoons of water, mix well and cook on a low heat for 2 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly.

4. Add garam masala, turmeric powder, chilli powder, green chilli pepper and 1 tablespoon of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Now beat the egg over it, add salt, coriander leaves and a tablespoon. Water and mix well and cook on a medium heat for 1 to 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.

5. Egg bhurji is ready.

6. Take the chapatti, spread the Egg Bhurji on top and make a quick and tasty wrap.

7. Can be served with mint and coriander chutney or tomato salsa.

(Also Read: 7 Healthy Drinks To Help You Practice Yoga)

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Happy International Yoga Day 2021!

About the author: Sheryl Salis is a nutritionist and diabetes educator.

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