Barley useful properties

August 12, 2017 17:59 | Drug Plants

barley and barley cereal made from barley.These grains contain a significant amount of fiber, is very useful for people who are inclined to corpulence.

barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) - an annual herbaceous plant of the family of cereals.Inflorescence - four or hex spike.

Barley - a very ancient culture, in ancient Babylon sowed six-row barley, scientists have unearthed the pantry with grain near Cairo, its age of about 5,000 years.In Iranian Kurdistan archeologists found two-row barley grain, whose age is 7000 years.In Russia, the barley was known at the end of X century.Currently barley is one of the main grain and forage crops.

Calorie content and chemical composition of "Pearl barley."

Here are the contents of nutrients (calories, protein, fat, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals) per 100 grams of edible portion.
Nutritional value
Calories 315 kcal Protein 9.3 g

Fat 1.1 g Carbohydrates 66.9 g

Dietary Fiber 7.8 g Water 14 g

mono- and di-saccharides 0.9 g Starch 65
7 g
0.9 g saturated fatty acids 0.3 g
unsaturated fatty acids 0.49 g

Vitamins Vitamin PP
2 mg Vitamin E 3,7 mg
Vitamin B1 (thiamine) 012 mg
Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) 0.06 mg
Vitamin B5 (pantothenic)
0.5 mg Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) 0.36 mg
Vitamin B9 (folic) 24 mcg
Vitamin E (TE) 1.1 mg
Vitamin PP (niacin equivalent) 3.7 mg

Macronutrients Calcium 38 mg Magnesium 40 mg

Sodium 10 mg Potassium 172 mg

Phosphorus 323 mg 77 mg

Iron 1.8
mg Zinc 0.92 mg
Copper 280 mcg Manganese 0,65 mg

12.5 mcg Chromium 60 mcg Fluorine

Molybdenum 12.7 g
Cobalt 1.8 g Nickel
20 mcg
Titanium 16.7 g

Energy value "pearl barley" is 315 kcal.

glass of 250 ml = 230 g (724.5 kcal)
glass of 200 ml = 175 g (551.3 kcal)
Tablespoon ( "uppers" except liquids) = 25 g (78.8 kcal)
Teaspoon ( "uppers" except liquids) = 8 g (25.2 kcal)

The Barleycorn large amounts of carbohydrates (about 76%), proteins and 16% fat, a significant amount of fiber, enzymes, vitamins,vitamins A, D, E.

Useful properties

in barley grain found substances that have a detrimental effect on bacteria.In folk medicine, a decoction prepared from barley, which has emollient properties, helps with hoarseness and cough.When mastitis and inflammation of the skin healers recommend a poultice of barley malt (specifically germinated and then dried grain).The aqueous extract of barley malt healers advised to drink for coughs, gastrointestinal diseases, diseases of the kidneys and urinary tract.Barley malt extract is recommended for diabetics as it lowers blood sugar.

Rules cooking cereals

• Groats necessarily iterate through, separating the impurities-pebbles, pieces of land and others.

• Wholegrain cereals soak (except oatmeal).

• Crushed small grains do not need to be soaked.

• Cereals before cooking definitely sauté.

• Do not interfere with cereals during cooking.

• Cook on low heat, allowing the weight evenly warm, absorb moisture and evaporate it evenly from the entire surface.

• You can put on a plate porridge gently without destroying its structure that emerged on the fire while cooking.

• Porridge is good arch, spraying oil.

pearl barley is added to rassolnik in mushroom soup, porridge with onions and vegetables.

best food in the morning - it's barley porridge .It is equally absorbs all the bile, pancreatic juice, improves peristalsis, removes radionuclides, residues of herbicides, fertilizers and other toxins, delayed in our blood for long years of abnormal operation of the digestive tract.

Groats iterate through removing impurities.Thoroughly rinse it under running water and soak overnight in a volume of 1: 4.In the morning, drain the water and rinse the groats in running water and sauté in a frying pan.Then pour it into the pan with a pre-cooked vegetable broth, with spices and flour of antiparasitic grains (wild rose, chestnut, grapes, flax and others.) And dried vegetable seasonings.

number of vegetable broth 1: 3.Add salt to taste.

Spices - allspice, black pepper, coriander, ginger, saffron, cloves, cinnamon, dried dill, or his family, parsley seed, etc. Adds whatever you like..

barley porridge with sour cream

before cooking grits can fry, it will give it a distinctive taste.

Krupa - 67, water - 160, sour cream - 100, sugar - 20.

Cook crumbly barley porridge.Cooled, sour cream, sugar and fed.

barley porridge with onions

Krupa -67, water - 160, lard - 20, onion - 30.

pearl barley washed with warm water (40-50 ° C), the water is drained, and the rump again washed with hot water(60-70 ° C).Water bring to a boil, add salt, pour cereal and cook crumbly mess, as usual.Onions finely chopped, lightly fried with bacon and add to the porridge.