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Pearl Barley in Clay Pots

Pearl Barley in Clay Pots
3 servings

3 bags of Makfa pearl barley in cooking bags

2 tbsp of soft butter

4 tbsp of roughly ground bread crumbs

1 tbsp of paprika

20 g of dried forest mushrooms

1/2 of red onion

250 g of pumpkin

2 celery stalks

5 tbsp of vegetable oil for cooking

75 g of sour cream

300 ml of meat or mushroom broth



1.5 hours

Pearl barley

Additional properties For kids


1. Pour water into the saucepan, bring to a boil. Shake the packets with the pearl barley, and lower them gently into the boiling water. Reduce heat and cook for 45-50 minutes until ready. Let cool and remove the pearl barley from the packets.

2. Melt the butter in a saucepan and fry breadcrumbs on medium heat for 3-4 minutes until golden. Remove from the heat and mix with the paprika.

3. Cover the mushrooms with water and set aside for 10-15 minutes.

4. Peel the red onion. Cube the pumpkin, the celery and the onion and fry them on high heat with vegetable oil until golden.

5. Wash the mushrooms, chop them coarsely and add to the fried vegetables together with the cooked pearl barley and sour cream. Add salt and pepper.

6. Place the vegetable mixture into baking pots or forms. Cover with the broth and sprinkle with bread crumbs with paprika.

7. Heat the oven to 180 °С and bake the pearl barley for 15-20 minutes. Serve.

Cuisine Russian cuisine
Dish type Entrees