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Winter Kitchari

This is a recipe based on the principles of India's ancient traditional holistic lifestyle - Ayurveda. Kitchari (a rice and lentil porridge) is even more comforting during these cold months of winter. Cooked with warming spices and seasonal vegetables, this recipe yummy for your tummy! Serves: 2 Ingredients 1/2 cup white rice (preferably short-grain OR parboiled rice) 1/2 cup split mung beans Seasoning:  2 Tablespoons ghee 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 3-4 cloves 1 Tablespoon fresh ginger root, peeled and minced 1/2 jalapeno, minced 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric 1 teaspoon sea salt (or as required) 1 cup peeled and chopped carrots 4 1/2 cups boiling water 1 cup frozen green peas, thawed   Instructions Using a colander, rinse lentils and rice under...

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