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Tri-doshic Mung Dahl and Quinoa Kitchari Recipe

Although Kitchari is not a necessity to have an Ayurvedic diet, it can definitely be a healthy staple for those that choose.  In fact, more days than not, I find myself creating (and craving) this dish on a daily basis.  The reason why I LOVE this dish so, is because of the versatility in taste, ingredients, and health properties that it possesses.  Kitchari can vary quite a bit in quality depending on the spices, oils, veggies, dahl and grain used.  Some Kitchari recipes may be perfect for a cleanse, while others may be more building, and therefore more useful in rejuvenation therapy.   Some may be beneficial for the Fall season and others better for Summer.  And, as you will see with this particular Kitchari recipe, some can be very sattvic (balanced) by nature, and therefore useful for all times! Continue reading »

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Vata Kitchari Recipe

Vata kitchari cookingKitchari is the Ayurvedic dish that traditionally consists of basmati rice, split mung beans (aka mung dahl), Indian spices and a variety of vegetables.  Although this is a very simple meal, it can be made quite versatile depending on the ingredients used.  There are cleansing kitchari recipes for times of detoxification, rejuvenating kitchari recipes for times of building strength, kitchari recipes for specific doshic imbalances and kitchari recipes for specific seasons.  It is endless really!  One thing they all have in common is that they are well-cooked to a mush, making them easy-to-digest, highly nutritious and profoundly nourishing. Continue reading »

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