Old Fashioned Lemon (Citrus) Barley Water

“I love this drink so couldn't believe it when I saw it wasn't on Zaar. This is from the back of a packet of Pearl Barley. You can also experiment with a mixture of other citrus juices such as lime or grapefruit.”
READY IN:
1hr 10mins
YIELD:
1 7/8 litres approx
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Rinse the barley well.
  2. Cover barley in a pot with cold water & bring to the boil, drain.
  3. Return barley to saucepan with the lemon rind & 10 cups water, cook slowly for 1 hour.
  4. Add the lemon juice & sugar and stir until sugar has dissolved.
  5. Strain and chill to serve.
  6. Discarded barley can be mixed with some dried fruit & nuts and warm milk and makes a great breakfast.

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