Cleanse and Detox Recipes - Featured on Good Morning Texas

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Sep. 10, 2014

Detox and cleansing recipes inspired by ayurvedic medicine. Featured on Good Morning Texas.


For kichri
Basmati rice 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , washed and rinsed
Yellow lentils 1 Cup (16 tbs) , split
Water 7 Cup (112 tbs)
Salt 1 Pinch
Fresh ginger 10 Gram , minced
Ghee 1 Tablespoon (Clarified butter)
Mustard seeds 1 Teaspoon (Whole ones)
Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
Turmeric powder 1 Teaspoon
Coriander powder 1 Teaspoon
Chopped zucchini 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Chopped carrot 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
For tea
Hot water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Turmeric powder 1 Teaspoon
Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
Fresh ginger 10 Gram
Coconut oil 1 Teaspoon
Honey 1 Teaspoon


For Kichri


1. Wash and soak the lentils in water for a couple of hours. Rinse again.


2. Heat ghee in a pot, add coriander and fennel seeds to the pot and let it sizzle until the seeds start to release their flavor.

3. Add the lentils, ginger, turmeric powder and coriander powder. Saute for a bit and then pour water. Bring to a boil and then let the lentils simmer for about half an hour.

4. Drop in the rice, zucchini and carrots. Bring everything to boil and then simmer for another 20 minutes or until rice is cooked through.

5. Cook to eveaporate the remaining water and completely soften the rice and lentils. Add more water, if desired and cook until everything is properly cooked.


6. Serve as it is and enjoy!

For Ron's Skin Brightning Tea


1. Take warm water in a mug. Add lemon juice, ginger, turmeric powder, honey and coconut oil.

2.Stir until coconut oil melts and gets well incorporated.


3. Drink first thing in the morning.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 1376Calories from Fat 241

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 28 g43.1%

Saturated Fat 14 g70%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 395 mg16.46%

Total Carbohydrates 224 g74.7%

Dietary Fiber 33 g132%

Sugars 15 g

Protein 62 g124%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet