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Red Lentils with Kitchari Spice Mix

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Ingredients:

Directions:

Wash and rinse dal (soaking is optional).

In a saucepan, melt the ghee or oil over low-medium heat. Stir in the Kitchari Spice Mix and heat until the seeds begin to pop. Add the drained dal and stir, coating the lentils in the spices. Add the water and cover. Simmer for 20–30 minutes or until the dal is soft to taste, stirring occasionally.

Generally balancing for all doshas, this simple red lentil recipe is good to keep on hand for a quick and easy Ayurvedic meal.

Serves 2–3

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