Friday, March 4, 2016


Barley is a delicious whole grain that can be used in number of ways like in soups, porridge, salads idly or dosa..Drinking barley water on regular basis helps keep away many health issues and nourishes our body. Its also supports in weight loss, lower cholesterol and controls diabetes. Now coming back with recipe, barley oats idly is one of the healthy breakfast for people who look of weight loss. You can also poha in this recipe to make the idly super soft. My family just love this and I make sure monthly thrice I do this :)


1 Cup Barley.

3/4 Cup Idly rice.

1/4 Cup Urad dal.

1/2 tsp Methi seeds.

1/2 Cup Oats

Salt to taste.

Soak barley, idly rice and urad dal separately for about 6 hours. Make sure you rinse the barley minimum 3 times. Grind urad dal first followed by rice. Just as the way you make for normal dosa or idly batter. Then grind barley and oats adding required amount of water in mixer. Combine the grind ed batter and mix well adding salt.  Let it ferment for 10 hour. After that its ready to make idlies by steaming in idly maker for about 15 min. Serve hot with ur favourite chutney or sambar.
With the same batter you can also make cute little paniyarams :)