Breakfast Kitchari

This recipe should make enough Kitchari for one day's meals. 
Course Breakfast, Replace Phase


  • sauce pan


  • 1 c. mung dal or mung beans
  • 1 c. quinoa or basmati rice
  • 1 handful raisins
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh ginger minced
  • 1 Tbsp. ghee or coconut oil
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon powder
  • ¼ tsp. cardamom powder
  • ¼ tsp. clove powder
  • 1 handful fresh berries
  • ¼ c. milk may be dairy, seed, or nut
  • chia seeds, hemp seeds, flax seeds optional


  • Soak the raisins overnight in 3 cups of water. Separately soak the grains and beans overnight in water, as well.  
  • In the morning rinse the grains and beans, reserving the water they were soaked in.
  • In a pot, combine the grains and rice with the raisins and the water that the raisins soaked in.
  • Bring the mixture to a boil and add the fresh ginger. Reduce the heat and simmer for 20 minutes, until the grains are cooked.
  • Add the remaining ingredients except for the milk, which will be used to cool off the hot cereal, and stir to combine. 
  • Take the pot off the heat and add the milk. Serve.