For many, the concept of food combining – the idea that some foods digest well together while others do not – is entirely new, and somewhat foreign. But according to Ayurveda, it is an essential part of understanding how to eat properly. Continue Reading >
Cover toor dal (pigeon peas) with water and soak overnight. Drain soak water and rinse thoroughly in clean water. Place beans in a pan with one cup water. Simmer covered for 35 minutes or until dal is tender.
Rinse rice, drain, and set aside. Heat oil in large saucepan. Add onions, chili powder, and salt, cooking until translucent. Stir in rice and add coconut milk, pigeon peas, and stock. Cover and simmer over medium high heat for 10-15 minutes.
Add bell pepper and continue cooking, adding more stock if necessary, until rice is cooked through. Fold in scallions and thyme, season with salt and pepper.
Let cool, garnish with lime wedges and extra scallions and enjoy!
This hassle-free toor dal is warming and nourishing, and only requires a handful of ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen! Add more water if you prefer the dal like a soup, or leave it as-is for a thicker version. Serve with a spoonful of ghee on top and enjoy! Continue Reading >
Aromatic spices are tempered in ghee and drizzled over creamy urad dal in this flavorful, protein-packed dish. Split black lentils are the perfect choice for balancing vata, and digestive spices like ginger, turmeric, and cumin make this recipe even better for supporting healthy agni. Continue Reading >
An alternative to the classic kitchari, this recipe combines creamy urad dal with basmati rice and agni strengthening spices. Keep this vata balancing kitchari on hand during times of cleansing, or when you’re looking for a simple and delicious Ayurvedic meal. Continue Reading >
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