Thursday, July 15, 2010

Barley and Masala Beetroot


Ingredients:
  • Pearl Barley – 100 g
  • Beetroot – 1
  • Yellow onion – 1
  • Tomato – 1
  • Garlic cloves – 2
  • Red chili powder – ½ Table spoon
  • Fennel seeds – ½ Tea spoon
  • Grated coconut – 1 Table spoon
  • Salt as needed
  • Oil – 1 Table spoon
  • Mustard seeds – ¼ Tea spoon
  • Split channa dal – ¼ Tea spoon
  • Turmeric powder – ¼ Teaspoon
  • Curry leaves – few
 Method:
  • Soak barley in water for about 4 to 5 hours. Drain soaked water and wash with fresh water. Pressure cook for about 4 to 5 whistles.
  • Coarsely grind fennel seeds with coconut and keep aside.
  •  Chop beetroot, onion, garlic cloves and tomato into small pieces.
  • In a pan heat oil and add mustard seeds. When they pop up add split channa dal and fry for few seconds.
  • Add onion and a pinch of salt. Fry until onion becomes slightly brown.
  • Add curry leaves, beetroot, tomato, red chili power and turmeric powder. Toss them well.
  • Add ground mixture, adjust salt and close the lid. Cook until it is done.
  • To this add cooked barley, toss and simmer for few minutes.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.

24 comments:

  1. That is simply lovely, beautiful and mouth watering, wow, what a combo, great idea dear.

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  2. Wow! you come up with nice innovative dishes with barley, looks really good.

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  3. wow ,what a tempting n healthy dish ...very creative one dear ...simply superb

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  4. wow ,what a creative dish ..looks awesome dear ...you rock

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  5. Very interesting recipe with barley .I do not know much recipes with barley except porridge and a few more .Thank for sharing as I really want to include barley in my cooking for its health benefits

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  6. Love Barley with beetroot...Nice Idea...

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  7. awesome recipe ... full of healthy ingredients.

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  8. wow krishna, masala barley beetroot looks delicious. Love the color.

    First time here. You have a lovely recipe collection. Added you in my blogroll

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  9. so colourful.....cute photo...nice recipe

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  10. Woww dear, wat a fantastic dish, very unique and creative, also i tried ur fenugreek sprouts chutney by adding more garlic, will post my version soon in my space, thanks for sharing..

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  11. wow what a pretty colour, simple and delicious but never thought of using barley till now...must be really good for health as well

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  12. Very rare combo..looks so colorful...

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  13. Wow wat a colourfull and delicious recipe...very tempting.

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  14. வாவ்வ் வேணி ரொமப் சூப்பராகயிருக்கு...பார்லியுடன் பீட்ரூட் சேர்த்து செய்வது நன்றாகவே இருக்குமென நினைக்கிறேன்..பார்லி ரெசிபில கலக்குறீங்க....

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  15. havent tried barley yet.. great combo!
    colorful!

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  16. That looks so vibrant...very interesting recipe indeed

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  17. Great combo and looks great dear...

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  18. looks colorful and delicious..never tried making sabzi with beet root...this looks awesome..Have a nice weekend dear..tk care!

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  19. bb's looks delious liked the addition of barley good one da

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