These dynamic 3 hours will consist of: making ghee, the oral and hands on history of this tradition + learning about medicinal herbs and spices.
We will be learning about the importance of fat for our bodies and how we can view fat as a medicine through the intake of ghee, an ancient medicine that originates in India. 2,000-5,000 B.C In addition, participants will learn how to extract herbs into ghee, thereby amplifying their medicinal properties.
Everyone will take home 2oz of organic, grass fed homemade medicinal ghee, a recipe of how to curate and cook with this fat.
This immersion will be facilitated by Sandeep Agarwal and Nalini Agarwal of Pure Indian Foods
Sandeep and Nalini are the co-founders of Princeton, N.J.- based Pure Indian Foods, which makes grass-fed, organic ghee and sells traditional organic Indian foods. Their interest in dairy history grew out of Sandeep’s family’s fifth generation ghee business (started by his great-great-grandfather in 1889) and the culturally significant role that dairy plays within his Indian heritage. The Agarwal’s have brought the Ayurvedic Medicinal Ghee concept to a culinary level by introducing unique herb/spiced ghee products sold as food, which has been recognized by The New York Times.