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Wednesday, 21 March 2012

Barley Upma--A healthy snack

This Upma I prepared few days back..but it was there in the draft only...now a days I am busy with my home work and as I told u that I am busy with my body art work...lots of patterns I did...will be making different website for that and will be uploading all my dezines.....so now let us move on to the recipe...as we were bit bored with eating the same kind of upma...so I thought of preparing this healthy and tasty snack few days back..
This is as simply as the normal upma....only I have given a twist with barley...just I hope all will try this...

Perl Barley 1 1/2 cup
Onion sliced
Green Chilly 2-3(Cut in to pieces long in length)
Tomato 2(diced)
boiled green peas 1/2 cup
boiled french beans 1 cup(cut in to pieces)
Cooking oil or coconut oil 2 TBSP
Split Gram lentil 2TBPS
Lemon juice 1tsp
Mustered 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves 5-6(optional)
salt to taste and 1/2 tsp of sugar.
Fresh chopped coriander for garnishing
fhresh shredded coconut for garnishing

cook the barley in a pressure cooker by adding 3-4 cups of water till soft( 4-5 whistles)...

Heat the oil add Split gram,fry till it turns light brown then add Green chilly,sliced onion and fry for a min,then add mustered,curry leaves,fry for 10 second,then add tomato and fry till it is tender then add boiled vegetables and mix well now add,salt sugar,lemon juice,water,give a good stir and finally add the cooked barley and give a good stir.Once everything mixed properly let it cook for 3-4 mins then turn of the heat...
Upama is ready to serve.......Garnish with fresh chopped coriander and shredded coconut before serving...



Teena Mary said...

Interesting recipe!!! Its really new to me!!!

Priti said...

Yum ..looks so gud ...wonderful recipe

Hema said...

I've never tried pearl barley, the upma idea sounds great..

Sravs said...

Delicious and healthy one !! Quiet interesting too !!

Ongoing event CC:Vegan Diet - Plant Based Food

Hari Chandana said...

Healthy and delicious recipe.. looks too good !!
Indian Cuisine

Kalpana Sareesh said...

very healthy n int one!!

Prathibha said...

Delicious n healthy upma...yumm

Maayeka said...

Very healthy and innovative recipe..bookmarked ..

maha said...

looks yumm n tasty..nice colour...healthy upma 2..

Kanan said...

this is looking delicious. 1st time here and yo have nice recipes

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