Barley and Barnyard Millet Upma


Barnyard Millet (kuthiravali) – 1/2 cup
Barley rava – 1/2 cup
Carrot – 1
Beans – handful
Capsicum – 1
Potato – 1
Green chillies – 1
Ginger – 1/2 inch
Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
Udad dal – 2 tsp
Hing – 1/4 tsp
Jeera seeds – 1 tsp
Curry leaves – handful
Coconut oil – 2 tsp

For Garnish:
Grated coconut – 2 tsp
Lime juice


Wash Barley rava and barnyard millet and keep aside.
Chop potatoes,beans,carrot,capsicum into small pieces.
Heat cooker. Add coconut oil .Once oil is hot, add Udad dal,mustard seeds,jeera,hing,curry leaves,finely chopped ginger and fry well.
Add chopped vegetables and fry for a minute or two.
Add barley and barnyard millet and fry for a minute.
Add turmeric and salt and 2.5 cups water and bring it to boil.
Cover the cooker and keep it for 3 to 4 whistles.

Once the steam is released, open the cooker and keep the pan open for 10 minutes.
Add grated coconut and lime juice and mix well with fork.

We can add fried peanuts ,cashews for crunch.


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