Laura's Barley Tea (With Cardamom)

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READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 8
YIELD: 8 Cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Boil Water in Large Saucepan.
  • Wash Barely in Cold Water and Drain it.
  • Put it into the Boiling WATER, and Simmer Actively about Half an Hour, until Water is a Lovely Deep Pink, and Cloudy.
  • Either Strain it, or Let it Stand, and Then Pour Off the Clear Liquid.
  • IF DESIRED: you can add Another Quart of Water to the Barley, and boil again, Combining the Liquid from Both.
  • You Should End up with about 8 cups of Barely Tea - but you can make it Stronger or more Dilute, as you Wish.
  • With Mortar & Pestle, Grind Seeds from Cardamom Pods quite fine, and add to the Hot Tea.
  • Serve Hot with Honey or sugar if wanted.
  • Store the Extra in the Refrigerator to heat Whenever you need it over the Nest Couple of Days.
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