Barley Upma

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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.
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Prep Time2 hours
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time2 hours 15 minutes
Served As: Breakfast
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Savoury
Calories 402 kcal
Servings 2


  • 1 cup Barley I used OoMugi Brand
  • 1/2 cup Onions chopped
  • 1/2 cup Capsicum chopped
  • 1/2 cup Beans chopped
  • 1/2 cup Carrot chopped
  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1 tbsp Urad dal white split
  • Salt as per taste
  • Curry leaves for garnishing


  • Soak barley grains in 1-2 cups of water for 1-2 hours. Pressure cook till 2 whistles.
  • In a pan, heat 1 tsp oil, splutter mustard seeds, roast split urad dal till it turns brown.
  • Saute onions along with all vegetables. Add salt as per the taste and cook for 5 min.
  • Add cooked barley grains and mix well. Cover the pan and cook for 5-6 mins.
  • Lastly squeeze lemon juice and serve hot. Garnish with curry leaves. Enjoy a healthy breakfast!!!

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Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 402kcal | Carbohydrates: 82g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 38mg | Potassium: 705mg | Fiber: 20g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 6540IU | Vitamin C: 56mg | Calcium: 65mg | Iron: 5mg

Richa Gupta
Richa Gupta

I love to explore healthy way of cooking in my kitchen. I share my creations on my YouTube channel "Healthy Kadai"

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