Barley breakfast porridge

Barley breakfast porridge

Barley is versatile, it is used in soups, served as a side dish, or as a separate dish. Usually, this cereal needs to be soaked overnight to speed up the cooking process. Today we have barley breakfast porridge with butter. Despite the long cooking time, the porridge will be an excellent option for a tasty and healthy breakfast. Special attention should be paid to this porridge by people who follow a diet or a healthy lifestyle, as barley is a dietary product and at the same time very nutritious. In this case, you can do without adding butter.
5 from 1 vote
Cook Time 30 minutes
Soaking time (min.) 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine European, Russian
Servings 1 person
Calories 183 kcal


  • 1 mix bowl
  • 1 pot


  • 1 cup barley
  • 2.5 cups water
  • 25 g butter
  • 1 pinch salt


  • Prepare the specified ingredients.
    Ingredients for barley breakfast porridge
  • Rinse the cereal thoroughly until the water becomes clear. Fill with a large amount of cold water (optimally 3-4 cups) and leave overnight.
    1 cup barley
  • Drain the water, rinse the cereal again and put it in a pot. Pour fresh water and put on the fire.
    2.5 cups water
    Barley in water
  • Bring to a boil, add a pinch of salt, reduce the heat and cook with the lid on until done. As the liquid evaporates, the grains will increase in size. Periodically check the porridge so that it does not burn.
    1 pinch salt
    Barley, salt
  • When all the water has evaporated and the grains have become soft, turn off the heat and let the porridge stand for another 20 minutes. If desired, you can add a little sugar. You can put butter in the pot at this stage and wait for it to melt, or you can decorate the porridge with butter portion-wise directly on the plate.
    25 g butter
    Boiled porridge
  • Barley porridge is ready. Enjoy your meal!
    Barley breakfast porridge


Calories: 183kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 0.3gFat: 20gSaturated Fat: 13gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 54mgSodium: 549mgPotassium: 11mgFiber: 0.2gSugar: 0.02gVitamin A: 625IUCalcium: 7mgIron: 0.04mg
Keyword healthy, homemade




Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe Rating