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vegetarian diet for weight loss

Barley Vegetable Soup

30 Jun 2018 1430 Views

Barley vegetable soup is a low calorie dish and helps aids weight loss. Barley in the dish provides high percentage of manganese and selenium. Barley maintains blood pressure and it is heart healthy.Vegetables in the dish further increases its nutrition value and it increases the fiber content of the dish and hence helps digestion.


  1. Soak  barley ,lentils and split peas overnight - then wash and rinse it.
  2. Now boil pulses for 30 minutes.  Add mixed herbs.
  3. Grate half of the vegetables and finely chop the other half.
  4. First add the chopped vegetables and cook for 30 minutes. And then add the grated vegetables and cook for 15-30 minutes.
  5. Add a salt and pepper as per taste.
  6. Serve hot or next day after the flavours has infused.


Lentils 10g

Carrots 10g

Split peas 10g

Celery stalks- 4

Cabbage 10g

Onion 15g

Barley 15g

Mixed herbs - 1 tsp

Water as required

Salt , pepper to taste

Nutritive Value

Energy :114Kcal

Protein :5g

Carbohydrate :20g

Fat :0.5g

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