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Eastern Warm Salad with Pearl Barley

Eastern Warm Salad with Pearl Barley
6 servings

600 g of packaged Makfa pearl barley

1 onion

3 carrots

2 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil

100 g of roasted almonds

60 g of roasted pistachios

a bunch of cilantro

Juice of 1 lemon

1 tsp of ras-el-hanut mix


freshly ground black pepper

1 hour 5 minutes

Pearl barley

Additional properties For kids


1. Soak the pearl barley overnight in warm water. Next day strain the water, cover the grains with fresh water, add salt and cook for 45-50 minutes until ready.

2. Peel and cube the onions and the carrots. Heat the olive oil in a frying pan on medium heatr and fry the vegetables for 10 minutes.

3. Add the pearl barley and the nuts and continue keeping warm for a couple more minutes.

4. Ladle the salad into plates, add cut cilantro, the lemon juice and the ras-el-hanut mix. Add salt and pepper, mix and serve.

Cuisine Middle East cuisine
Dish type Soups and Salads