Friday, June 29, 2007

Barley Soup


1.Spring onion 2 cups (sliced and cut into pieces)
2.Garlic 1 tbsp (chopped)
3.Barley 1 cup
4.Carrot 1 cup (cut into small pieces)
5.Small celery root peeled and diced
6.Cucumber 1/2 cup chopped
7.Lemon juice 1 tbsp
8.Black pepper 1 tbsp
9.oil (olive oil) 2 tbsp
salt to taste
10.Water 4 cups
11. Corn flour 1 tbsp


1.Heat oil in a large pan over medium heat.
Add spring onion and cook 5 minutes until softened.
2.Add garlic and saute.
3.Add barley and water.Bring soup to a boil.
Reduce heat,cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
4.Add carrots,celery and cucumber
Stir on low flame until barley and all vegetables are tender.
5.Take one tbsp.of corn flour and mix it with little water.
Just add this into the soup for thickening.
6.Just before serving add lemon juice,black pepper and salt to taste.

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