Adapted from: Erinn Butulis

Prep time: 10 minutes / 3 hours (if soaking beans)

Cook time: 20 minutes

Total time: 30 minutes / 3 hours 20 minutes

Serves: 4-6


1 cup basmati rise, rinsed

1 cup split yellow Mung beans, soaked for 3 hours and rinsed

4 cups chicken or vegetable stock

¼ tsp. cinnamon

¼ tsp. coriander

¼ tsp. turmeric

¼ tsp. cardamom

¼ tsp. salt

1 tbsp. oil of choice

For Spice Blend:

2 tbsp. shredded coconut

1 piece ginger

½ cup cilantro


1 tomato, diced OR 1 cup pepper, dice

½ cup cilantro

protein of choice (egg, chicken, or meat) (optional)


1. Brown spices in oil.

2. Add rice, Mung beans, and stock.

3. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer for 20 minutes.

4. Add spice to blend. Note: You can emulsify in a blender, or hand mince.

5. Top with tomato, pepper, additional cilantro, and protein. Enjoy!

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