Easy & quick comfort food; Lentils, rice, onions & garlic give this recipe the 'wow' factor while keeping it light. Inc. video.
Khichdi is one of India's most loved recipe and for some really good reasons; it is light and tasty and is a great tool for digestive health so much so that it is often the first recipe given to babies in India. It is great when one is feeling sick and needs light meals while recovering to avoid any digestive upsets.
Usually khichdi is made with boiling rice and lentils together and at the end, tempering is added to enhance the flavor and health benefits. Now, in my recipe, I go a step further to not just add more flavor but to also add more health boosting benefits of this recipe. My recipe includes good amount of onions, garlic and then spices to add more sulfur in the diet as sulfur is THE nutrient to prevent diseases like cancer and inflammation. It is also very important mineral for beautiful skin and hair, so add the onions and garlic as much as you like!!
1. 2 organic red onions
2. 1 whole garlic or more
3. Moong dal or any lentil - 1 1/2 cup
4. Rice (any of you choice or basmati) - 1 cup
Spices and oils -
3. Himalayan sea salt
4. Cumin seeds
5. Bay leaves
6. Organic coconut oil
Top It With -
1. Organic apple cider vinegar
Simple steps -
Watch the video/pics for step-by-step recipe and exact measurements.
For Those With Sugar Issues - Pair it with quinoa instead of rice.
Alright, this is it. Now, you can watch the video and go make this recipe. Let me know how you liked it. DO share with your pooches too - why give them 'plastic-food' when they can have all the protein, fiber, turmeric, healthy fat in one dish! Did you know that lentils are much easier on your dog's kidneys and stomach to digest? And that too, home-cooked and fresh off the stove! Imagine the difference between this and that of 'dog-food.' Ah, the Western concepts..!!
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