Vegan and Ayurvedic recipe made with yellow split mung beans and basmati rice stewed together with a mix of spices.
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Considered to be a very healing and detoxifying dish, Kitchari is a stew made of rice, mung bans and digestive spices.
Very simple to make and ready in a little over 1 hour, it is really a cosy and tasty meal, packed with nutritious ingredient. Vegan and gluten-free it provides healthy carbs, protein and fat.
Ingredients (serves 2):
- 100 g split mung beans
- 100 g basmati rice
- 4-1/2 cup of water
- 1 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp turmeric
- 1/4 tsp fennel seeds
- 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
- 1 tbsp ghee
- 2 cm fresh ginger
- ground black pepper
First thing first soak rice and beans in filtered water for 30 min. Then rinse until water runs clear.
In a saucepan melt the ghee, add the spices and toast them on low heat until fragrant (a couple of minutes).
Add in beans, rice, water and salt, cover with a lid and let simmer for about 30 min. If too thick, add more water for a thinner texture.
Serve it up and enjoy!
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