easy vegan

Kitchari Recipe

Vegan, gluten-free, one-pot Indian rice-lentil porridge.


– Cumin seeds – Ground coriander – Turmeric – Mixed vegetables – Mung dal – Rice – Chopped cilantro

Step 1

Rinse ½ cup of rice and 1 cup of dal separately at least 2-3 times to get rid of dirt and excess starch.

Step 2

Heat oil in a large skillet. Then, add the mustard seeds, cumin seeds, and ground coriander and give it a quick stir.

Step 3

Add minced ginger and turmeric and cook for about 15-20 seconds. Add the the vegetables and sauté quickly.

Step 4

Then, add the rice and vegetables along with water and a pinch of salt. Bring all of this to a boil.

Step 5

Then, reduce the heat and cook covered, on low heat, for about 30 minutes.

Step 4

Once the right consistency has been achieved, season with additional salt and garish with cilantro. Serve hot.

Perfect for weeknight dinners and make ahead!