You may have heard about the Colorado Soup diet. Theirs is a version of India’s Kitchari, shown below. Kitchari is the comfort food and often recommended for recovering from illness. Cook the 1/2 cup basmati rice and 1/2 cup mung beans or lentils according to directions. Rinse and the place in a pot with 2 1/2 cups water. Add seasonings: 1 tablespoon each (of cumin, coriander and turmeric) and 1 – 2 onions cooked to translucent. Serve with 2 tablespoons yogurt.
Coriander seeds come from the cilantro plant. Some persons have a cilantro allergy.