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Indian Curried Barley Pulao


Energy (kcal)- 155

Protein (g) - 2.5

Carbohydrate (g)- 23.5

Fat (g) - 3

Khyati's Health-O-Meter Says:

Barley is a complete healthy package of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Barley claim's to be an excellent source of molybdenum, manganese, dietary fiber, and selenium, and a good source of copper, vitamin B1, chromium, phosphorus, magnesium, and niacin. Indian spices have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties too, thus making this recipe a high antioxidant meal.


  • Barley (raw) - 3 tbsp
  • Onion, diced - 1/4th 
  • Ground allspice - ½ tsp
  • Ground turmeric - ½ tsp
  • Curry powder - 1/4th tsp
  • Salt - as per taste
  • Ground black pepper - ½ tsp 
  • Vegetable broth/ plain water - 1 cup
  • Oil - 1/2 tsp

Step 1 Add oil in a large skillet placed over medium-high heat.  Step 2 Add the onion and barley; cook, stirring frequently until the onion begins to soften, about 5 minutes.  Step 3 Stir in all spices: turmeric, curry powder, salt, and black pepper.  Step 4 Pour in the vegetable broth, and bring to a simmer.    Step 5 Cover skillet with a lid, and reduce heat to low; simmer until the barley is tender, about 30 to 40 minutes. Fluff the pilaf with a fork, and gently stir. Serve hot.

Indian Curried Barley Pulao - BY KHYATI RUPANI

10 FEB 2018


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