Barley salad | How to make Barley salad

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ByBetterButter Editorial
Created on 28th Sep 2015
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About Barley salad

A healthy and very tasty salad alternative that you can prepare for a light dinner also.

The delicious and mouthwatering Barley salad is a famous dish of European and is very much popular in the whole worldwide. This dish is often reserved for any special occasion like parties or festivals. Barley salad is the best option for you when you want to eat or cook something really perfect. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every age group. The flavorful and saporous ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Barley salad. BetterButter Editorial shared this Barley salad recipe which is perfect to serve for 2 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you to know how to make the delicious Barley salad. It is not a typical restaurant style recipe but a simple homely comforting recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. It is an easy and simple recipe that is perfect to make in a jiffy for a weekend lunch or dinner. Try this delicious Barley salad recipe at your home and surprise your family and friends.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time10mins
  • Serves2People
Barley salad

Ingredients to make Barley salad

  • 200 grams barley
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 8-10 red cherry tomatoes cut in half
  • 1/2 cucumber finely chopped
  • 1 small carrot finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar
  • A dash of black pepper
  • 8-10 basil leaves to garnish
  • Handful of crumbled feta cheese (optional)
  • Salt to taste

How to make Barley salad

  1. Take a pan, pour in 3 cups of water along with the barley and salt. Let this simmer and cook for 40-45 mins till the barley is tender. You can precook this and keep aside before preparing this dish.
  2. Once the desired result is achieved, drain the barley and keep aside to cool.
  3. In the meantime, take a bowl and put in the tomatoes, carrots, cucumber, onion, and feta cheese. Mix well together then add in the barley and mix again.
  4. In a separate bowl, pour in the olive oil and vinegar along with pepper and salt according to taste. Give this dressing a good stir.
  5. Pour the dressing on top of the barley salad and toss well. Now cover the salad with a plastic wrap and keep it in the refrigerator.
  6. Tastes best when served cold.

Reviews for Barley salad (4)

Swasti Biswasa year ago

Tav Sharan kaura year ago
thanks. sounds really good. I m gonna try this out.

Rupali Kalea year ago

Neha Ranade2 years ago