Chick Pea, Mushroom and Barley Salad with Balsamic Dressing

Chick Pea, Mushroom and Barley Salad with Balsamic Dressing

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Name the texture, name the flavour, and you are sure to find it in this exciting salad. From cucumber for a juicy crunch, and kabuli chana for a mealy touch, to barley and mushrooms for chewiness and sun-dried tomatoes for tang, this Salads features a wide assortment of ingredients, further enhanced with a tongue-tickling dressing of peppy vinegar, refreshing lemon juice and olive oil – which does the balancing act. Enjoy the Chick Pea, Mushroom and Barley Salad with Balsamic Dressing chilled, to relish an exciting crunch and to avoid sogginess.

Chick Pea, Mushroom and Barley Salad with Balsamic Dressing recipe - How to make Chick Pea, Mushroom and Barley Salad with Balsamic Dressing

Soaking time:  15 minutes   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

1 cup soaked and boiled kabuli chana (white chick peas)
3/4 cup sliced mushrooms (khumbh)
1/2 cup thick cucumber sticks
1/2 cup barley (jau)
1/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes
1/2 cup finely chopped spring onion whites and greens

To Be Mixed Into A Dressing
1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
1 tbsp olive oil
1/2 tbsp. lemon juice
salt and freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch) to taste

Method
    Method
  1. Combine the barley and 1 cup of water in a pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  2. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Drain and keep aside.
  3. Combine the sun-dried tomatoes and enough hot water in a bowl and soak it for 15 minutes. Drain and keep aside.
  4. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and toss well.
  5. Add the prepared dressing and toss well.
  6. Refrigerate for 1 hour and serve chilled.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy177 cal
Protein6.1 g
Carbohydrates26.6 g
Fiber7.4 g
Fat5.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium40.7 mg

Reviews

Chick Pea, Mushroom and Barley Salad with Balsamic Dressing
 on 16 Jun 18 09:06 PM
5

Will the mushrooms be raw or cooked in this ??
Tarla Dalal
18 Jun 18 08:50 AM
   Hi Sushmita, We have used raw mushrooms.
Chick Pea, Mushroom and Barley Salad with Balsamic Dressing
 on 23 Nov 16 10:49 AM
5

no i will try.....
Chick Pea, Mushroom and Barley Salad with Balsamic Dressing
 on 10 Aug 15 01:59 PM
5

I had some barley at home and I dint know what to make from it.SI I thought you website must be having some recipe for sure..And believe me I never thought barley could taste soo good..I thought why not give it a try..The addition of balsamic vinegar in the dressing enhances the taste of this salad..Above all its healthy too..A very unusual salad..Would definitely make this one for a party..
Chick Pea, Mushroom and Barley Salad With Balsamic Dressing
 on 08 Jun 12 03:17 PM
5

Chick Peas and Veggies taste great with Balsamic vinegar.