“At-talbina gives rest to the heart of the patient and makes it active and relieves some of his sorrow and grief” – The Prophet Muhammed (Bukhari 7:71#593)
Barley, Chickpeas, Maize & Cocoa.
1. Reduce cholesterol level
2. Reduce stomach burning
3. Soothes heart ailments.
4. Blood sugar is released slowly, thereby beneficial in diabetes.
5. Reduce blood pressure.
6. Beneficial in kidney diseases
7. Food supplement for weak people
8. Supplies protein, minerals and dietary fibers necessary for growth of children.
9. Good for skin
Saatto: Add water/milk, sugar/goor/honey according to taste. Steer and eat. Fruit pulp e.g. mango, banana can be added. At Talbina: 1 cup Talbina, 5 cup water. Boiled and reduced to three-quarters. Add milk or yogurt.
Yemeni Soup: 1 cup Talbina, ½ cup dried lentils, 6 cups of water, 3 small diced onions, 2 tablespoons olive oil, 1 tsp. tumeric, ½ tsp. ground black pepper, 1 cup cooked chickpeas, ½ cup small diced cooked beef. Fry onions in hot olive oil until golden. Combine in a saucepan with all the other ingredients except for the chickpeas and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 1 – 1½ hours stirring occasionally. Add chickpeas and meat near the end of cooking time.