Barley (Jav)  Daliya

Barley (Jav)  Daliya

Barley contains good amounts of B-complex vitamins, vitamin E, iron, zinc, magnesium, phosphorus and selenium, as well as small amounts of copper, manganese and calcium.

✏️Barley is an excellent source of fiber beta glucan which  lowers LDL (“bad”) cholesterol.

✏️Helps balance gut bacteria.

✏️Lowers blood sugar levels.

Also a super grain for winters to provide you with the necessary warmth.

Here is a simple barley daliya recipe

Ingredients
Barley (jav) Daliya

Barley daliya 1 cup

Onion chopped 1 medium

Carrot chopped 1 medium

Capsicum chopped 1 medium

Tomato 1 medium

Ginger 1/2 inch piece

Green chillies 1-2

Ghee 1tsp

Oil 1 tsp

Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

Mustard seeds 1tsp

Turmeric powder 1/4 tablespoon

Salt to taste

Method

📌Roast barley daliya with 1tsp ghee in a pressure cooker for 7-10mins on a slow flame, until a nice aroma starts coming in. Add 2-2 1/2 cup of water and cook on high heat for 2whistles. Let the pressure settle.

📌Chop ginger finely. Cut green chillies and onion, carrot, capsicum, tomato into large pieces. Heat oil in a non stick pan, add 1tsp mustard seeds and cumin seeds and sauté till light brown.

📌Add ginger, green chillies and onion and sauté till lightly coloured. Add the rest of the vegetables, saute for 5-7 mins, add cooked daliya to the pan and mix. Add turmeric powder, salt and mix well. Cook for another 5-7 mins, mix well and serve hot.

 

 

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