You will need
    • 1 Cup pearl barley
    • 1 litre of water for soaking
    • 2 liters of milk for cooking
    • 1/2 tablespoon granulated sugar
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 2 tablespoons butter
    • 2 tablespoons of cream.
To the porridge of pearl barley turned out delicious, barley need in the evening soak in water. And not the eye, and in accordance with strictly defined proportions. To one Cup of barley with a volume of 200 ml is necessary to take one liter of water. To stand in water grits needs at least 10-12 hours.
In the morning the water should be removed, and the barley, pour the milk. The milk should be heated to about 40 degrees. A pot of warm milk, and cereals need postaviti on fire and start to cook porridge. Cover the pan with a lid is not necessary.
You need to wait until the milk boils. Then boil the impending mess five to seven minutes. Then the pot should be removed from heat and cover with lid. After that, a pot of porridge you need to put in another pan, larger in which to pour water. This big pot is put on fire. Thus, you are going to cook barley porridge and not just on the fire, and in a water bath.
This is to ensure that the porridge is not burnt, the milk did not run away. In addition, for porridge, cooking in a water bath, you don't need to be constantly monitored. This is important, because it needs to cook 6 hours. As boiling water is added in a large pan. In the middle of the cooking process you should add in the cereal, sugar and salt.
Your barley porridge is ready when it becomes thick enough and acquire a beautiful beige color with a pale yellow tinge. After that it should remove from heat, cover and let stand for 15 minutes. Then shift into another bowl, add butter, mix well.