A delicious and nourishing winter or spring recipe suitable for all constitutions. Vata can be more generous on the rice add a pinch cumin and replace olive oil with ghee. Kapha will have minimise the rice and oil, and prefer more spinach. Pitta will prefer lime to lemon.
Kitchari means mixture, generally mung beans and rice are used. Kitchari is the ideal dish for gentle detoxification and to reduce bodily inflammation. It is both nourishing and easy to digest giving our digestive system well needed rest so that the body can deploy its energy elsewhere.
This detox rice and lentil soup, is a traditional medicinal recipe. It is light, nourishing and easy to digest. It enables our digestive system to rest and to facilitates elimination of accumulated toxins.