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Steamed Artichoke with Lemon Butter Dip

This simple recipe for steamed/boiled artichokes with a lemon garlic butter dipping sauce is a fantastic snack or appetizer perfect for lazy days and great for health.
Artichokes are high in antioxidants such as vitamins C and A, and they also make a great fiber-rich diet for the gut.

Good for Kapha Dosha

Prep Time: 5 Min
Total Time: 50 Min
Serves: 4 Person


  • 1 artichoke
  • A pinch of garlic salt
  • 1/3 tsp onion powder
  • 3 Tbsp melted butter (unsalted)
  • 1 ½ Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • Salt to taste


  1. Take a big pot and add 5 cups of water and 1tbsp salt. Bring it to a boil.
  2. Cut the artichoke stem smooth and even so that it can be appropriately placed ( stand up position) while steaming.
  3. Place the artichoke in a steaming basket/stand in the pot; if you don’t have a steaming basket, set the artichoke upright in the water.
  4. Reduce to low heat and cook for 35-45 minutes, or until the outer leaves easily come off and are tender.
  5. For butter dip, melt the butter in the microwave or on the stovetop, then add garlic salt, onion powder & lemon juice and mix it well.
  6. Serve the artichoke with butter lemon dip. Pull a leaf off, dip it into the butter mixture and enjoy.

Serving Suggestions

Serve this Steamed Artichoke dish with a side dish, such as an antipasto salad or crunchy green beans, or as an appetizer for the main course.

Check out the Ayurvedic benefits of ingredients used in this recipe