PEARL BARLEY VEGAN RISOTTO-AYURVEDIC DIET RECIPE

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PEARL BARLEY VEGAN RISOTTO-AYURVEDIC DIET RECIPE

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  • 2019-03-22

Pearl Barley in Ayurvedic diet is one of most nutritious food one should add in their diet. Barley benefits our health a lot and is extremely useful for diabetes, pcod, pms problems, helps in relieving water retention, reduces cholesterol and is rich in magnesium and vitamin B6.

Effect on dosha:

  • Pearl Barley is good to balance Pitta and Kapha but increases Vata
  • Qualities of Pearl Barley- Light, diurectic
  • Ayurvedic Qualities (Dravya Guna)
  • Taste (Rasha)- Sweet
  • Potency (Vipaka)- cooling
  • Post Digestion juice (Virya)- Sweet
  • Calories: 250 (approx)
  • Carbohydrate: 18 gm Protein: 17 gm Fat: 5 gm

Ingredients:

  • Pearl barley 30 gms
  • Soya nuggets 30 gm
  • Ghee (Clarified butter)- 1 tsp
  • Mixed vegetables finely chopped- 1 cup (carrot, peppers, onion, broccoli and any other seasonal vegetables)
  • Button Mushroom- 1 cup
  • tomato- 1/2 cup sliced
  • Ginger and garlic finely chopped
  • Salt and pepper
  • Water-1 cup

Method:

Soak the pearl barley in cold water for 1-2 hours. Sieve the water and keep it to dry for 15-20 minutes Soak the soya nuggets in lukewarm water for half an hour. Squeeze the water out once it has become soft and chop them in small pieces In a cooker boil mushroom and tomato in 1 cup of water with salt. Once it is cooled, grind the mixture with water you used to boil. In a pan add ghee, sauté the finely chopped veggies,ginger, garlic, soya chunks and pearl barley, add a bit of salt and pepper and italian herbs (basil, rosemary, parsley, oregano). Add the mushroom and tomato broth to the pan and let it cook for 10- 15 minutes till it has become gooey. Garnish with coriander