Lemon Barley Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings6
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Lemon juice1 Kilogram
 Sugar1 1⁄2 Kilogram
 Water1 2⁄3 Kilogram
 Barley flour12 Gram
 Lemon essence2 Teaspoon
 Kms3⁄4 Teaspoon (A Preservative, Potassium Metabisulphate)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1021 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.03 g0.05%

Saturated Fat 0.01 g0.03%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1.7 mg0.1%

Total Carbohydrates 266 g88.7%

Dietary Fiber 0.87 g3.5%

Sugars 254.2 g

Protein 0.84 g1.7%

Vitamin A 0.7% Vitamin C 127.8%

Calcium 1.5% Iron 0.71%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

1. Ensure that you have a sufficient number of lemons to yield 1 kg of lemon juice. Wash the lemons, cut and extract the juice. Measure the juice and take the rest of the ingredients in suitable proportions.
2. Mix the barley powder with cold water to a paste.
3. Heat the rest of the water, and when slightly warm add the barley paste gradually, and continue to boil for 1-2 minutes.
4. Now add the sugar, 3 tablespoons of lemon juice, and boil on slow heat until the sugar gets dissolved. When the sugar has fully dissolved, remove from fire, filter (to remove the scum) and allow to cool.
5. When the syrup is thoroughly cooled, add the rest of the lemon juice along with the essence.
6. Mix the preservative with some water, add to the lemon barley, and bottle.
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