A hearty barley and yogurt drink from north India. Great for diets. Add water or milk if its too thick.

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Ingredients

10
Original recipe yields 10 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Bring 6 cups of water, barley flour, and whole barley to a boil in a large saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer 1 hour. Remove from the heat and refrigerate until cold.

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  • Whisk the yogurt with 1/4 cup of water; stir into the cooked barley. Season to taste with salt. Serve chilled as a cool drink.

Nutrition Facts

143.6 calories; 6.7 g protein; 28.3 g carbohydrates; 1 mg cholesterol; 45 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 4 stars
11/22/2010
This is too thick to drink! It is more like unsweetened pudding! Once you get used to it the taste isn't too bad. I tried to add a spice to make it more appealing but wasn't satisfied. The lighting in my kitchen makes this look green but it really is more of a grayish brown color. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 1 stars
11/16/2010
it's like drinking grainy yoghurt or something. Maybe it could have potential as a soup. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
11/22/2010
This is too thick to drink! It is more like unsweetened pudding! Once you get used to it the taste isn't too bad. I tried to add a spice to make it more appealing but wasn't satisfied. The lighting in my kitchen makes this look green but it really is more of a grayish brown color. Read More
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Rating: 1 stars
11/16/2010
it's like drinking grainy yoghurt or something. Maybe it could have potential as a soup. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
11/22/2010
This is too thick to drink! It is more like unsweetened pudding! Once you get used to it the taste isn't too bad. I tried to add a spice to make it more appealing but wasn't satisfied. The lighting in my kitchen makes this look green but it really is more of a grayish brown color. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
09/08/2013
Sounds great I'll have to try it some day! Read More
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