To make Barley Cucumber Salad - – ½ cup Pearl Barley – 1¼ cup Water – 1 cup Cucumber finely chopped – ¼ cup Red onions finely chopped – ½ cup Tomatoes seeds removed and chopped – 3 tablespoon Cilantro finely chopped – 3 tablespoon Mint finely chopped
– Roast the barley in a pan until golden brown and aromatic. This takes about 5 to 6 minutes in medium heat. – Add the water and let it come to a boil. – Once the water comes to a boil, simmer and cover the pan. Let the barley cook until all the water has evaporated and the barley is soft. This will take about 25 to 30 minutes.
– If you feel that the barley is still not cooked and the water has all evaporated, add a little bit more water and cook further. – Let the barley cool down to room temperature.