Iahas-Steamed Artichoke with Lemon Butter Dip

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

Chinmayi Kulkarni

Chinmayi is a Nutritionist turned Marketer, with Masters in both Marketing and Nutrition. Her focus is to combine her knowledge to understand and evangelize Ayurveda.

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