We are still in first place guys! You rock! Today’s reminder to vote comes with a simple mono-diet recipe, kitchari. https://iamyogawarrior.com/2021/jennifer-peck
Kitchari is a staple meal in Ayurveda. It is often used for an Ayurveda cleanse. It is a complete protein, easy to digest, destroys and digests toxins in the body. Ayurveda teaches us the importance of a gentle Kitchari cleanse 1-2 times a year. More to come on cleansing soon!
Serving size 2.
¼ cup Mung beans
3-4 cups Water or chicken/veggie broth – less water makes it more rice like, more makes it soupier.
½ cup Basmati Rice
3 T. Ghee
1 T. Kitchari spice mix or
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp coriander
1 tsp fennel
1 tsp turmeric
1 tsp pink Himalayan salt
1 tsp hing
Optional items for toppings or garnish:
Seasonal vegetables: celery, carrot, asparagus, chard, dandelion greens etc…
1-2 T. lemon juice
Cilantro, parsley or chives
Soak mung beans for 1-4 hours. Drain and rinse.
In a saucepan, combine water/broth, ghee, spices and mung beans. Cook on medium for 40-50minutes.
Add rice to pan and any vegetables desired (or cook vegetables separately) Cook until tender.
Top with lemon juice, herbs, ginger, sesame or any other fun topping.