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Barley Upma

Barley Upma
Barley Upma
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  • Serves2 Person(s)
  • CategoryVeg
  • Cuisine TypeIndian
  • Good for breakfast
About this Recipe

Barley Upma is a perfect healthy and a quick breakfast recipe. Plattershare gave me this wonderful ingredient "OoMugi Barley" from GoIndiaOrganic under "Belly Nirvana" programme. What a wonderful grain to work with!!! This premium Japanese barley has super taste and is enriched with loads of benefits. Barley is full of fibers, helps lowers cholesterol, helps loose weight, assists digestive health, promotes healthy blood sugar levels, reduces the risk of cardiovascular forth and so on.

Ingredients & Quantity
  • OoMugi Barley - 1 cup
  • Chopped Onions, capsicum, beans, carrot - 1/2 cup each
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • White Split Urad dal - 1 tbsp
  • Salt - As per taste
  • Curry leaves - For garnishing
How to cook?
  1. Soak barley grains in 1-2 cups of water for 1-2 hours. Pressure cook till 2 whistles.
  2. In a pan, heat 1 tsp oil, splutter mustard seeds, roast split urad dal till it turns brown.
  3. Saute onions along with all vegetables. Add salt as per the taste and cook for 5 min.
  4. Add cooked barley grains and mix well. Cover the pan and cook for 5-6 mins.
  5. Lastly squeeze lemon juice and serve hot. Garnish with curry leaves. Enjoy a healthy breakfast!!!
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