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Barley Idli recipe | Recipe of Barley Idli | Jau ki idli with step by step instructions

 

Barley idlis kept in a white plate served with sambar and coconut chutney

 

Barley Idli recipe | Recipe of Barley Idli is a modified version of South Indian traditional and very famous dish our very own humble Idli

This idli recipe is an easy to digest and light on stomach. Barley Idli recipe | Recipe of Barley Idli is perfect for breakfast lunch or dinner

 

What is Barley?

Barley translates to Jau in Hindi. It has many benefits. Read on to know 9 Impressive Health Benefits of Barley here.

Since I haven’t ever used barley in cooking, so to begin with a simple recipe using Barley /jau, the first dish that popped into my thoughts was Idli.

To make these idlis, I have added Barley along with rice and urad dal to make idli batter. And to make them more attractive, I have decorated them with carrots and capsicum strips.

If you are looking for ideas to include Barley in your diet, try this soft, spongy Barley Idli Recipe which includes veges also.

A delicious South Indian breakfast recipe that is low oil and steamed,  made using pearl barley, rice and urad dal.

The consumption of barley in Summers is recommended as it regulates the body temperature and helps to cool.

Use this batter to make dosa or  uttapam also.

The Oomugi which are barley grains were sent to me by GoIndiaOrganic for reviewing their product.

As i have never worked with barley before, this was a challenge for me to incorporate it  and make something interesting with it.

I begun my association with barley by adding  this into idli batter, and to my surprise no one even came to know that barley/jau grains have been added to make Idli.

Lastly please check this very interesting recipe  Murmura/Puffed rice uttapam and Khotto idli from South Indian cuisine.

 

Barley Idli recipe | Recipe of Barley Idli

 

Method :

Wash and soak the parboiled/idli rice, urad dal & fenugreek seeds in a bowl in for 6 hours. Drain and keep aside.

Wash and soak the barley for atleast 6 hour in enough  water. Drain it afterwards and keep aside.

Combine the parboiled/idli rice, urad dal, fenugreek seeds and soaked barley in a mixer to a smooth idli batter using very little water.

Transfer the batter into a bowl, add the salt and mix well.

Cover it with a lid and keep the batter aside for fermentation for 6 to 8 hours or overnight.
After fermentation, mix the batter well once again. Now add eno. Mix well.

Grease the idli mould cavities with a little oil and pour spoonful of the batter into each of the idli moulds cavities.

Sprinkle a few mixed vegetables over each idli.
Steam in an idli steamer for 15-20 minutes or till they are cooked.

Serve these Barley/jau Idlis hot with Sambhar & coconut chutney.

 

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Barley Idli recipe | Recipe of Barley Idli

These idlis are easy-to-digest, wholesome dish that is perfect to have at any time of the day, for breakfast, evening snacks or dinner
Prep Time6 hrs
Cook Time30 mins
Fermentation time8 hrs
Course: Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Barley idli, Recipe of barley idli
Servings: 25 Idlis
Author: Lata Lala

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup barley jau
  • 1 cup parboiled rice/idli rice
  • 1/2 cup urad dal split black lentils
  • 1/4 tsp fenugreek methi seeds
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup chopped and boiled mixed vegetables carrot and capsicum
  • Eno fruit salt 1/2 tsp
  • For Serving
  • sambhar & coconut chutney

Instructions

  • Wash and soak the parboiled/idli rice, urad dal & fenugreek seeds in a bowl in for 6 hours. Drain and keep aside.
  • Wash and soak the barley for atleast 6 hour in enough water. Drain it afterwards and keep aside.
  • Combine the parboiled/idli rice, urad dal, fenugreek seeds and soaked barley in a mixer to a smooth idli batter using very little water.
  • Transfer the batter into a bowl, add the salt and mix well.
  • Cover it with a lid and keep the batter aside for fermentation for 6 to 8 hours or overnight.
  • After fermentation, mix the batter well once again. Now add eno. Mix well.
  • Grease the idli mould cavities with a little oil and pour spoonful of the batter into each of the idli moulds cavities.
  • Sprinkle a few mixed vegetables over each idli.
  • Steam in an idli steamer for 15-20 minutes or till they are cooked.
  • Serve these Barley/jau Idlis hot with Sambhar & coconut chutney.

 

Happy cooking

Regards ❤️
Lata

 

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