Nepali Barley Sattu Cereal (Nepali Granola)
Author: Barbara Hansen
  • 1/2 pound barley flour; see * Note
  • 1/4 Cup raisins
  • 1/4 Cup raw cashews; coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 Cup shredded fresh coconut
  • 1/4 Cup sugar
  • 2 1/2 Tablespoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
  1. * Note: Barley flour is available in health food stores. You can use packaged flaked coconut, if desired.
  2. Dry-roast the barley flour in a heavy skillet over medium heat, stirring, until lightly toasted but not browned, 10 minutes. Cut the raisins, cashews and coconut into tiny pieces the size of a rice grain. Combine the raisins, cashews, coconut, sugar, cinnamon and cardamom with the toasted barley flour. Serve this in bowls as a cereal. To eat, add cold or hot milk, or mix it with plain yogurt.
  3. This recipe yields 8 to 10 servings.
Each of 10 servings: 140 calories; 3 mg sodium; 0 cholesterol; 3 grams fat; 1 gram saturated fat; 28 grams carbohydrates; 3 grams protein; 3.67 grams fiber.

Comments: Dry and powdery, sattu is handy for campers. Add liquid when eating to turn it into a moist cereal.

Source: The Los Angeles Times
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