Updated: May 13
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Kitchari is a dish that soothes the digestive system
because it is so easy to digest. It gives you vitality, strength and nourishment.
Kitchari is the food choice for a mono diet, or when doing a cleansing programme like Panchakarma. But it can be eaten when your digestive system needs a rest, a break. In Ayurvedic way of life, a mono cleanse diet is done once a week, using kitchari and fennel tea. It is said that a weekly mono diet with Kitchari, not only detoxifies but also contributes for the de-aging of the cells.
1/2 cup basmati rice
1 cup mung dal (split yellow)
6 cups (approx.) water
1/2 to 1 inch ginger root, chopped or grated
A bit of mineral salt or Himalayan pink salt (1/4 tsp.)
2 tsp. ghee
1/2 tsp. coriander powder
1/2 tsp. cumin powder
1/2 tsp. whole cumin seeds
1/2 tsp. mustard seeds
1/2 tsp. turmeric powder
1 pinch asafoetida (hing)
Handful of fresh cilantro leaves
For Vata or Kapha conditions: add an extra pinch of ginger powder
For Pitta: leave out the mustard seeds