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I am back on my cleanse! Heyyyy!! I have been so excited about this! I love love LOVE eating super healthy!
Although I must admit this particular diet is more complicated than usual. I have to alternate my grains and proteins on a 3 day rotation. This means that if I have rice today I can’t have it again for another 3 days. Because of this, I have had to plan my meals with much care and well in advance, which I actually really like! Being organized is good for the soul I think. I think I will be continuing a weekly meal plan even after the cleanse is over….

Okay back to Kichiri! I dig kichiri! It’s super tasty, easy on the tummy and goes down so nice – enjoy!

Serves 2


1/2 cup green half moong beans
2 cups brown rice, washed and soaked for 8-12 hours
2 medium sized onions
1 tsp garam masala
2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
4 cups water


Place all ingredients in pot and stir. Bring to boil and reduce heat to low-medium. Cook for about 1 hour (checking and stirring on it every 10 minutes or so) or 20-25 minutes if you have a pressure cooker (checking and stirring every 5 minutes).

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