Barley Sauté

Ingredients

  • 1 cup barley
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh parsley, minced
  • 2 teaspoons fresh basil, minced
  • 2 tablespoons red bell pepper in small slices
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric
  • ½ teaspoon mustard seeds
  • ½ teaspoon fenugreek seeds
  • ½ teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Directions

  1. Bring water to a boil. Add barley and reduce to low heat.
  2. Cover and cook for 40 minutes or until water is cooked out.
  3. In a separate frying pan, heat olive oil.
  4. Add mustard seeds; when they begin to pop add cumin and fenugreek and cook for about one minute.
  5. Then add fresh ginger, turmeric and red pepper.
  6. After 3 minutes add the cooked barley. Cook for several minutes and garnish with parsley and basil.
  7. Add salt to taste.

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