Healthy Barley Porridge Recipe | Talbina Recipe

Talbina is made from ground barley that has many healing properties. It is mentioned in Tibb-e-Nabawi his great work on “The Prophetic Medicine”. Talbina is a broth made from barley flour together with the husks, and it is similar to barley water,  but the difference is that barley is cooked with whole barley but talbina is cooked with ground barley . Therefore it is more beneficial because it can be digested easier and the nutrients are penetrated into the system quicker. Talbina is one of the best breakfast in the world.

Healthy food. Nutritious and energetic breakfast for kids. Based on personal experience with my 5 year old 🙂

I have shared an easy and quick Barley porridge recipe in a step by step method with a detailed pictures below.

In a vessel pour milk.

Add ground Barley. stir constantly.

Heat for 10-15 minutes till the milk boils while stirring the porridge with a spoon continously.

Pour the hot porridge in a bowl and finally add honey as per your taste.

Topped with dates your talbina is ready to serve.


  • 250 ml cup milk
  • 2 tbsp talbina/ Barley
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1-2 dates


  • Talbinah [with milk/water& honey]
  • Add 2- 3 tablespoon oh barley in 250ml of milk/water. Heat for 10-15minute till the milk/water boils while stirring the porridge with a spoon continuously. Pour the hot porridge in a bowl & finally add honey as per your taste, your talbinah is ready.

Health Benefits

  • Talbina reduces the cholestrol level
  • control the high blood pressure
  • Helps in loss of body weight
  • Reduces extra fat
  • Removes fat from the abdomen cures obesity
  • Helps in digestion
  • Give strength to the body
  • Blocks agents of breast cancer, colon, esophagus, skin, and stomach
  • Removes arterial plagues that accumulated in arteries.




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