- 1/2 cup sooji
- 1/2 cup barley
- 1/2 cup curd – whisked
- 1 tsp enos fruit salt
- 1 green chilli – finely chopped
- 1/4 cup water or more if needed
- 1 tsp mustard seeds
- salt to taste
- 1 tsp white urad dal – split
- 1 tsp chana dal
- 1 tsp cooking oil
Barley rava idlis make for a great breakfast. Rava idli is popular throughout South India and northern Sri Lanka. The addition of barley to this dish not only makes it tastier, but also exponentially healthier. A main reason why idlis are loved so much is that they are simple and easy to make and they pair well with practically any breakfast condiment. Spread jam, chutney, butter, on your idli or with a side of sambar and enjoy while they’re piping hot.
Many may not be very familiar with the health benefits of barley as it’s not the most popular grain of this age. But you might want to start making barley a permanent part of your diet because of the stupendous health benefits and nutritional value it possess. Barley is high in fiber and perfect for regulating bowel movements and aiding in digestive health. It also has eight essential amino acids which meet the body’s entire protein requirement.
How to make Barley Rava Idli
The majority of barley in the world is used as animal feed.