Urad Dal Kitchari | Banyan Botanicals

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Urad Dal Kitchari

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In a large bowl, cover the urad dal with water and soak overnight or for 6–8 hours. Once soaked, drain the dal and wash three times with clean water, then set aside.

In a large saucepan melt the ghee over a low flame. Add the Kitchari Spice Mix and stir over low-medium heat until the seeds pop (around 20 seconds). Add the dal and rice, and stir until covered in the spice mix. Next, add the water and other veggies (optional). Stir gently and cover. Bring to a boil and then turn down to a simmer. Cook over low-medium heat for 20–25 minutes.

Add salt, and taste for doneness. The consistency should be that of a thick soup. If necessary, add more water and simmer for 5 minutes more or until beans and rice are soft to taste. Garnish with fresh cilantro and enjoy!

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