The beauty of kitchari is in its adaptability for different diets, tastes and temperaments. It can be simple and satisfying or complex and rich.

Kitchari supports stable blood sugar levels so energy and mental clarity are balanced throughout the day. While simplicity is the magic of kitchari, it combines well with just about anything and offers a delicious way to take care of your body.

A simple staple food in India for thousands of years, kitchari makes the perfect recovery food! And our signature mix is truly a blend with benefits!

 

We have carefully selected the following ingredients in our Comfort Kitchari for their unique and powerful healthy benefits.

Split-yellow Mung Dal

The easiest to digest of all legumes Mung dal is an excellent source of protein, dietary fiber, antioxidants, phytonutrients, and vitamins and minerals such as potassium and calcium.

  • reduces inflammation
  • lowers cholesterol
  • reduces risk of heart disease
  • supports healthy pregnancy
  • promotes weight loss
  • aids digestive health

Red lentils

A mini version of a mean, red lentils come in small pods and are rich in protein, dietary fiber, iron, folate, copper, manganese and phosphorus.

  • stabilizes energy levels
  • promotes weight loss
  • supports balanced blood pressure
  • lower cholesterol 

Millet

A highly nutritious, sustainable staple food that grows well in harsh climates and is prized for its high levels of protein, dietary fiber, potassium. vitamin B, iron, zinc, and magnesium.

  • supports heart health
  • aids digestion
  • removes toxins from the body
  • boosts the immune system
  • helps prevent gallstones.

Quinoa

Contains all 9 essential amino acids, making it a complete protein. Quinoa is high in fiber, manganese, phosphorus, folate, iron, zinc and potassium. It is also a good source of plant compounds and antioxidants. 

  • boosts metabolic health
  • stimulates weight loss
  • prevents kidney stones
  • promotes healthy circulation
  • reduces constipation and hemorrhoids
  • reduces risk of heart disease

Turmeric

A flowering plant belonging to the ginger family, turmeric and its most active compound, curcumin, is a potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant.

  • protects the body against free radicals 
  • reduces inflammation
  • relieves chronic pain
  • boosts immune system
  • helps heal the gut
  • fosters healthy digestion

Cumin

Meaning “that which helps with digestion,” cumin is one of the most mentioned herbs in ancient texts. It has been used for cooking and holistic healing throughout human history.

Fennel

 

A sweet, anise-flavored herb, fennel contains high levels of vitamins and minerals such as calcium, vitamin C, dietary fiber, selenium and anethol.

  • boosts bone health
  • improves skin health
  • supports the immune system
  • aids in healthy digestion
  • natural anti-inflammatory

Coriander

For centuries coriander has been cultivated across cultures for its detoxifying, antiseptic, antifungal, and antioxidant properties.

  • reduces skin inflammation
  • relieves skin disorders coriander
  • reduces nausea, vomiting, indigestion
  • relieves joint pain

Ginger

Ginger root has been used in Eastern medicine and cooking for thousands of years. It can be consumed fresh, powdered, dried as a spice, in oil form, or pressed as juice.

  • phenolic compounds relieve gastrointestinal (GI) irritation
  • reduces nausea, especially morning sickness and motion sickness
  • promotes healthy digestion 
  • relieves muscle fatigue and soreness 

Cardamom

A therapeutic Ayurvedic herb found in a small pod with black seeds inside, cardamom acts as an antimicrobial while boosting cardiovascular health and blood circulation. It is one of the most expensive spices on the planet.

  • soothes GI problems like constipation, colic and diarrhea
  • fights depression and boosts mood
  • relieves muscle spasms
  • eases nausea and vomiting.

Cinnamon

A spice that comes from the inner bark of the cinnamomum verum tree, cinnamon is loaded with antioxidants and has potent anti-inflammatory properties.

  • promotes balanced metabolism
  • lowers blood sugar levels
  • contains compounds that may slow neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimers and dementia

Black pepper

Used largely as a flavoring agent, the active ingredient piperine in black pepper enhances the absorption of certain nutrients

  • stimulates the secretion of digestive enzymes 
  • increases effectiveness and absorption of curcumin (turmeric) by 2000%

Nutmeg

With strong antibacterial properties, active compounds, and myristicin, nutmeg is used in small amounts to help with the prevention and healing of many known ailments.

  • reduces insomnia 
  • aids digestion
  • relaxes muscles
  • natural aphrodisiac 
  • helps combat asthma 
  • helps improve memory

Pink Himalayan salt 

One of the purest salts you can find on the planet, it has up to 84 trace minerals required by the human body.

  • promotes PH balance in the cells
  • increases bone strength
  • stabilizes body's sleep cycle
  • regulates blood sugar
  • promotes absorption of nutrients