These foods can be digested easily and are highly recommended after a c section. Lower the heat and simmer for 1 hour.
Clean lotus root and rinse well slice and set aside soak in water with a splash of vinegar to keep it from browning bring chicken stock to a boil.
Indian confinement food recipes for cesarean. The improved recipe has additional herbs such as tai zi shen yi mu cao zhi qiao and should be listed on your confinement food menu for your first week of confinement. Add lotus root and honey dates. Add tomato paste and lentils.
Spicy foods are a no no and greasy fatty food items are to be kept away making many women crave these foods even more. Here are some interesting recipes with fenugreek almonds garlic and dahl ingredients which indians believe can increase supply of milk in postpartum women. Moong dal vegetable khichri.
Add garlic and ginger and sauté 5 more minutes. Following an indian diet after pregnancy comes with its own caveats. However once the delivery is done it does not mean you can immediately get back to eating whatever you want.
Add the red beans and cook at high heat for 15 minutes. Proteins are also known to reduce the baby blues and maintain the sugar levels of the new mothers. Over medium high heat oil a soup pot add onions and sauté for 5 minutes.
Add 4 cups of water and stir to deglaze the pot. Continue to simmer for 2 hours. Add iron rich foods into your diet.
Sheng hua tang for c section 生化汤 is a improved formula recipe for mothers who have cesarean delivery. North indian confinement period diet includes mainly of ladoos parathas and kheers which are prepared with broken wheat ajwain methi millet besan fennel gond edible gum taken from the bark of trees dry fruits sesame semolina aliv seeds turmeric and fenugreek. Some protein rich foods include dairy foods chicken peas meat dried beans nuts fish and eggs.
Add spices and salt sauté 5 minutes more. Indian confinement recipes part 1 click next for nutritional recipes. All of these foods are easily digestible and best for the confinement period.
Some foods to accommodate in your diet are. Iron intake is important primarily in confinement diet because women lose a lot of blood during the process of caesarean. Traditionally new mums in india are offered specific foods during confinement the first 40 days after childbirth.
Mandua finger millet ka halwa. Methi fenugreek leaves puris. The improved soup recipe is good for healing wounds and has a function of expelling gas after childbirth.
Chicken dairy foods meat fish eggs and nuts. What iron does is that it maintains a level of haemoglobin in the body and also regain blood that was lost during the childbirth.