Ayurvedic Kitchadi {Recipe}

Kitchadi is a delicious and healing for the digestive system food made with cooked split peas (mung dal) and basmati rice. It has been used in Ayurveda and traditional Indian cooking for centuries due to its medicinal properties.

You can play around with the amount of spices and herbs used to flavor to your liking. Enjoy!


Servings: 3-4

Prep Time: 10 min

Cook Time: 20 min

  • 1 cup split yellow mung dal, rinse well and drain

  • 1 cup basmati rice, rinse well and drain

  • 1" piece ginger root or 1/2 tsp ground ginger

  • 1⁄4 tsp black mustard seeds

  • 1⁄2 tsp ground turmeric

  • 1⁄2 tsp ground coriander

  • 1/4 tsp ground cumin

  • Sea salt and pepper to taste

  • 4-6 cups of water depending on desired consistency