Spicy Barley Soup

Spicy Barley Soup

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An evergreen favourite world over, this soup makes use of paneer made from low fat milk that reduces the calorie-count whereas barley, the key ingredient, perks up its fibre content. Ginger, garlic and mint add their unique flavour and add zing and spice to this soup.

Barley can be used in a variety of dishes like Barley Idlis , Barley and Moong Dal Khichdi , Coconut Barley Soup , Chick Pea, Mushroom and Barley Salad with Balsamic Dressing , Mixed Sprouts and Barley Soup and Barley and Corn Salad .

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Spicy Barley Soup recipe - How to make Spicy Barley Soup

Soaking time:  3 hours   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 servings
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  1. Combine the barley and enough water in a deep bowl, cover it with a lid and keep aside to soak for 3 hours. Drain and keep aside.
  2. Combine the barley and enough water in a deep non-stick pan, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 8 to 10 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Drain again and keep aside.
  3. Heat a deep non-stick pan and when hot, add the garlic, ginger, mint leaves and onions and dry roast on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  4. Add the green chillies, cabbage, carrot, capsicum and coriander and dry roast on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  5. Add 4½ cups of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 6 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  6. Add the barley, paneer, tomatoes, salt and pepper, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  7. Serve hot.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy59 cal
Protein2 g
Carbohydrates12.3 g
Fiber2.7 g
Fat0.3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium21.2 mg

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Spicy Barley Soup
 on 03 Jun 16 04:37 PM

Spicy Barley Soup.. this soup really wonderful in taste.. and different from other soups.. and has lot of crunch in every bite.. and feels very healthy..
Spicy Barley Soup
 on 28 Aug 12 09:39 AM

Clear mildly spiced soup with barley and veggies. Great for kids too. Low fat and easy to make.