Ayurvedic Sesame Bliss Balls for Cleansing
Sesame bliss balls are not only delicious and require no baking – they also contain ingredients that help cleanse and detoxify the body. Bliss balls are part of the daily menu at the Chopra Center’s Perfect Health program that Debra took back in 2009.
1 cup toasted sesame seeds
½ cup golden raisins or regular raisins
2 teaspoons ground ginger powder
2 inches fresh ginger root, peeled and chopped
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1½ teaspoons ground cardamom
2½ tablespoons ghee*
Place all ingredients in a food processor and mix together until well incorporated. Roll into 1-inch balls.
*Ghee is clarified butter but contains many healing and culinary properties that plain butter does not:
Ghee is salt free and lactose free.
Since ghee won’t burn at high temperatures, it’s great for sautéing. It also doesn’t have to be refrigerated.
Ghee is an excellent from of fat for the body, and is especially beneficial for the liver, kidneys, and brain.