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ayurveda detox fruit compte

This simple apple compote is part of a simple ayurvedic detox plan as recommended by your Ayurvedic Nutritionist.



  • 4 locally grown organic apples (pears and plums are also suitable for this recipe)
  • A pinch cinnamon
  • A pinch nutmeg
  • A pinch cardamom 
  • A pinch powder ginger (or 1 slice fresh ginger for Vata)
  • 1 clove
  • 2 tsp ghee or butter (especially good for Vata or as instructed by your Ayurveda practitioner)



  • Wash and peel the apples or selected fruits.
  • Slice the apples in small cubes. 
  • In a pot heat butter or ghee. Add the spices and stir on low flam until fraguant – just a few seconds
  • Add the apple (or fruit) cubes. Stir for 1-2 minutes until well covered with spices.
  • Add hot filtered water just enough to cover the fruits. Bring to a boil. Lower the flame and let to simmer for 15min (or until soft) with a closed lid. 
  • Remove from the fire, leave to cool a few minutes. Blend if you wish to obtain a smooth consistency – adjusting the water content to taste. 
  • The detox fruit compote is ready to enjoy !


View more Ayurvedic recipes here.

Elena Beurdeley

Ayurveda Practitioner (Nutrition & Lifestyle) DipANC(Ayur) |DipPrac(Ayur)
Massage Therapies – DipAMT(Ayur) | Traditional Thai Massage
Yoga Instructor (Hatha | Yin | Trauma Informed)
The Ayurveda Centre – Athens


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