Kitchari Spice Mix


Kitchari Spice Mix


Kitchari, pronounced kich-ah-ree (sometimes spelled khichadi or khichdi), is a delicious yet simple porridge-like blend of beans & rice. It is often referred to as Indian comfort food and has the added benefit of supporting the body in cleansing and healing. Kitchari is so nourishing that it is one of the first foods give to children and is also used to heal the sick and provide sustenance during detoxification & deep spiritual practices.


+ Good for everyone & all dosha types

+ Easy to digest

+ Facilitates detoxification

+ Strengthens agni (digestive capacity)

+ Nourishes mind & body

Ingredients (4 servings)

+ 1 cup basmati rice

+ ½ cup yellow mung daal

+ 1 tablespoon Kitchari Spice Mix

+ 1.5 tablespoon ghee (or coconut oil)

+ 6 cups water

+ optional: 1-2 cups veggies


In a medium saucepan warm the ghee. Add the Kitchari Spice Mix and sauté for one to two minutes. Then add the rice and mung dal and sauté for another couple of minutes. Next, add 6 cups of water and bring to a boil before turning heat to low, covering and cooking for 30-45 minutes. Stir now and then to prevent sticking. If adding vegetables, stir them in half way through cook time. The ideal consistency is similar to oatmeal so add more water if needed. Allow to saucepan to cool slightly before serving.

Add To Cart