Sunday, 19 June 2011

Barley Pongal

This is another healthy recipe...easy to make and yummy to eat..............just very simple recipe as similar to rice pongal....As barley is a very healthy i felt like trying this pongal as before I tried crushed wheat pongal,,which turned out very well......this time also I was sucessful to give my family a good dish,,,,,,I am so happy to share this recipe with everybody..

Whole Barly 1 cup
Split Yellow Moong Lentil 1/2 cup (washed)
Cumin Seed 3-4 tsp
Pepper corns 1tsp
Green Chilly 2 sliced
Dessicated Coconut 1/2 cup
Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
mustered 1/2 tsp
cooking oil 2TBSP
Few curry leaves
Finely chopped ginger 1 inch
few Cashew Nuts broken for garnishing
salt to taste
1/2 tsp of lemon juice
Ghee for serving and frying nut
water to cook

Heat oil in a pressure cooker, add chopped ginger,cumin seed and green chilly,fry for 2 min then add curry leaves,mustered and turmeric..after a min add yellow moong lentil and barley fry for 2-3 mins then add pepper corn,Dessicated Coconut,salt lemon juice and mix well everything...

Add around 6-7 cup of water(use the same cup which is used to measure barley) give a good stir...

cover with the cooker lid after 5-6 whistle turn of the heat....Once the cooker is the lid...

mix everything well and transfer it to a serving bowl....

The Barly pongal is ready!!! you can Garnish with Curry leaves and Green chilly and add some ghee if you need. It is best eaten fresh and Hot!!, You can also serve it with Coconut Chutney, or Onion/Tomato Raita.


  1. Healthy,nutritious and filling pongal,inviting..

  2. I could have this right now ~ sounds so delicious!
    US Masala

  3. Very delicious n healthy pongal..

  4. Healthy pongal...looks yumm n delicious..:)

  5. A healthy pongal...packed with nutrients!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner