Kitchari

Kitchari is a traditional Ayurvedic cleansing and healing dish.  #fuelyoself

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1⁄2 cup mung beans
1⁄2 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
1⁄4 tsp sea salt
1 piece of kombu seaweed (optional)
Veggies – carrots, kale, asparagus, mushrooms…whatever your heart desires,
chopped
Cilantro, fresh for garnish, chopped


Soak mung beans for 3 hours, or overnight.

Wash rice. Place olive oil/ coconut oil into a saucepan and add mustard seeds and cumin. Cook until they release their aroma. Add turmeric, mung beans and rice. Add water, ginger, and kombu. Cook 50-60 minutes. Add veggies and cook until tender. Remove kombu. Garnish with cilantro.


In a pinch?
Soak mung beans for 3 hours, or overnight. Wash rice. Place olive oil/ coconut oil into a slowcooker and add mustard seeds and cumin. Add turmeric, mung beans and rice. Add water, ginger, and kombu. Add veggies and cook on low for 6-8 hours. Remove kombu. Garnish with cilantro.