Advice 1: How to cook barley porridge

Unfortunately, in our time, have forgotten how to cook barley porridge. But it was my favorite cereal of Peter the great! And this is no accident. Because barley is rich in protein, proteins, it relieves fatigue, gives energy boost. And when properly prepared is very tasty.
Porridge from barley loved Peter
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.
Useful advice
With the oil in barley porridge, you can add a little cream, this porridge will be more delicious.

Advice 2 : How to cook a delicious barley porridge

Barley- it is nothing like whole grain barley. As a porridge made from natural cereals, barley is very rich in various nutrients and complex vitamins. For some reason, the real fans of this cereal. This is due to the complexity of its preparation and is not quite rich taste. Therefore, in the modern world barley porridge has become unpopular because of its long cooking. But still there are many ways to prepare a quick and delicious barley porridge.
How to cook a delicious barley porridge
You will need
    • pearl barley - 2 tbsp;
    • butter - 50 g;
    • salt - 1 tsp;
    • water.
Take a prepared pan and pour a completely arbitrary amount of water. Salt water is not necessary. Bring to the boil and in the boiling water carefully add about two cups of pearl barley. Cereals should be dry, do not pre-soak it in water. Once the water boils again, allow the barley to cook it five to seven minutes. During this time don't forget to stir it periodically so she settled on the bottom of the pan.
After this, fold the cereal on a sieve or in a colander and allow to drain all the water. At this time, rinse the pot and again fill it with water, but now, not an arbitrary amount, but only three and one-half cups. No longer need, otherwise the cereal can get a little watery. Then add the water one tablespoon of butter and one teaspoon of salt. Mix all, again bring water to boil and put into it of prepared pearl barley.
Simmer until then, until cereal has absorbed all the water. Usually it takes at least thirty to forty minutes. Once in the pan no more water, remove from the heat. Now you need to use the oven. Put it in a pot of porridge on the fire and leave it for a while. Let it there stand at least two to three hours. During this time, your mess will have a good upreti and this will make it more soft and crumbly.
At the end of cooking you will make a fabulous mess. Grain upon grain, and very tasty that you will prepare her for several days in a row. It is great as a side dish to any meat dish. You will be pleasantly surprised at how easy is to cook a delicious barley porridge. And most importantly, you will not have to wait long and no cereal at night or for eight hours to soak is not necessary.
Useful advice
After you get the cereal from the oven, you can put the piece of butter, then dish will turn out just divine.
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