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Lose Weight with Kitchari- The Cleansing Diet

Updated on March 29, 2013
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Edie has been using Ayurveda, yoga and natural healing since 2001 and has a passion for health and healing naturally.

Cleansing Diet

For those of you that are feeling heavy here is a recipe for Kitchari~ the Cleansing diet. Used in Ayurveda to help with simplifying digestion and cleansing the body.

Cleansing Kitchari

1 cup white basmati rice

1 cup split mung dhal

2 tbs. ghee

½ tea. cumin

½ tea. coriander

½ tea. fennel

½ tea. turmeric

4 cups boiling water

Wash rice and beans until water runs clear. In a large pot heat the oil and sauté the spices for a few minutes. Add rice and mung beans. Saute over low heat for 3 minutes. Add boiling water. Stir, cover, and simmer gently over low heat for 35 minutes. Serve warm.


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