Kitchari

Kitchari is a traditional Ayurvedic cleansing and healing dish.

Ingredients

  • ½ cup mung beans

  • ½ cup short grain brown rice

  • 4 cups water

  • 1 tsp cumin seeds

  • 1 tsp mustard seed

  • 3 Tbsp coconut or olive oil

  • 1 Tbsp grated ginger

  • 1 tsp turmeric

  • ¼ tsp sea salt

  • 1 piece of kombu seaweed

  • Veggies – carrots, kale and asparagus, chopped Cilantro, fresh for garnish, chopped

Ingredients

  1. Soak mung beans for 3 hours, or overnight.

  2. Wash rice.

  3. Place olive oil/ coconut oil into a saucepan and add mustard seeds and cumin.

  4. Cook until they release their aroma.

  5. Add turmeric, mung beans and rice.

  6. Add water, ginger, and kombu.

  7. Cook 50-60 minutes.

  8. Add veggies and cook until tender.

  9. Remove kombu.

  10. Garnish with cilantro.

Serving size 1 cup