How to cook barley quickly and tasty: a very budget-friendly idea

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How to cook barley deliciously. Source: klopotenko.com

Barley is one of the most budget-friendly and yet delicious cereals that can be successfully cooked with meat, mushrooms, stew, and even potatoes.

Ukrainian TV presenter Kostiantyn Hrubych shared a delicious recipe for barley with potatoes on his YouTube channel(Kostyantyn Grubych).

Pearl barley recipe with potatoes


  • barley - 1 cup
  • onion - 2-3 pcs.
  • potatoes - 2-3 pcs. (Optionally, you can add celery root)
  • oil (for frying)
  • salt, pepper
How to cook pearl barley correctly and for how long

Method of preparation:

1. Soak the barley for several hours in advance, then put it on the fire to cook. Add salt to the groats.

2. Meanwhile, dice the onion and grate the potatoes on a coarse grater.

3. First fry the onion until soft, then add the potatoes. If desired, grate 1 clove of garlic. Also add pepper and salt.

How to cook delicious barley with potatoes

4. When the barley is 90% done, mix it with the potatoes. Put the groats on top of the potatoes. Leave to simmer for 5 minutes over low heat.

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