A Super Healthy Salad Recipe For Non-Gym Goers

All things healthy and super delicious, Chef Utkarsh Bhalla, Sly Granny, shares his signature barley salad recipe for the health-conscious bride.

Are you one of those people who just can't get themselves to workout? If yes, this salad recipe is just what you need! A bowl of goodness, without compromising on deliciousness, feel free to binge on, all weekend.

Find the detailed recipe for Barley Salad, down below:

  • Ingredients:

½ cup Barley

1 Orange, segmented

½ Pomegranate

1 tbsp Roasted peanuts

1 tbsp Hung curd

4-5 Mint leaves, chopped

1 tbsp Orange reduction

1 tbsp Tomato tempering

2 tsp Salt

1 tsp Cracked pepper

4-5 Fried Curry leaves

1 tsp Brown onion

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For Tomato Tempering

30 ml Oil

1 tsp Mustard seeds

3-4 Curry leaves

½ Chopped Onion

½ Chopped Tomato

1 tsp Kashmiri chili powder

1 tsp Salt

Method for Tomato Tempering:

1. Take oil in a pan and add mustard seeds and curry leaves, and let it crackle.

2. Add chopped onions and sauté until translucent.

3. Add tomatoes and spices. Cook for 20-25 minutes at low flame.

4. Store under chiller

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For orange reduction

1 cup Orange juice

1 tsp Sugar

1 Cinnamon

Method for orange reduction:

1. Put everything in a pan and heat at a medium flame, till it reaches a syrup-like consistency.

2. Store it in the refrigerator in a sterilized glass jar.

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  • DIRECTIONS FOR SALAD:

1. Rinse and soak the barley for at least 2 hours. Boil the barley with a tsp of salt, and rinse again to remove excess starch. Once done, strain and chill.

2. In a mixing bowl, make the dressing by adding hung curd, tomato tempering and orange reduction.

3. Toss in the chilled barley, add an orange segment, season, and give it a mix.

4. Mix in the pomegranate and mint leaves.

5. Garnish with brown onion, fried curry leaves and a sprig of mint.

Ready, set, eat!

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