Cleansing Kitchari - Basic Recipe
1 cup basmati rice1. Combine the rice with the mung beans and wash twice.
2. Place rice and beans into boiling water, adding the turmeric and asafoetida.
3. Cook over medium heat until the water is mostly absorbed.
4. Add one more cup of lukewarm water, vegetables, and optional spices if you're using them. The final dish should be a stew with a very moist and soft consistency.
Ayurveda for Women: A Guide to Vitality and Health
(Healing Art Press, 2000), by Dr. Robert E. Svoboda