Black Barley, also known as purple hull-less barley with entire bran layer intact. When cooked, it maintains its glossy rich dark sheen and has a unique nutty flavor and pleasantly chewy texture.
It is wonderful in soups, stir fries and salads or as alternative to rice, or as a hot breakfast cereal with honey, cream, and a pinch of salt.
Cooking Instructions: Wash, rinse, soak overnight and drain. Add 5 cups of water/broth/ cup of barley, bring to boil. Lower the heat, cover and simmer for 40-45 minutes or until tender, Drain excess liquid if required.
1 cup dry barley yields 3 cups cooked Barley