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Indian Curried Barley Pilaf

Difficulty:Easy

Ingredients

  • ■   8 oz pearl barley
  • ■   salt
  • ■   4 oz ground black pepper
  • ■   chicken broth
  • ■   8 oz raisins

Description

1/4 cup butter 1 onion, diced 1 1/2 cups pearl barley 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric ¼ teaspoon curry powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper 3 1/2 cups chicken broth 1/4 cup slivered almonds ¼ cup raisins (optional) Melt butter in a large skillet placed over medium-high heat. Add the onion and barley; cook, stirring frequently, until the onion begins to soften, about 5 minutes. Stir in the allspice, turmeric, curry powder, salt, and black pepper. Pour in the chicken broth, and bring to a simmer. Cover skillet with lid, and reduce heat to low; simmer until the barley is tender, about 30 to 40 minutes. Fluff the pilaf with a fork, and gently stir in the slivered almonds and raisins. Recipe and photo from allrecipes.com

  • 1. Melt butter in a large skillet placed over medium-high heat.
  • 2. Add the onion and barley; cook, stirring frequently, until the onion begins to soften, about 5 minutes.
  • 3. Stir in the allspice, turmeric, curry powder, salt, and black pepper.
  • 4. Pour in the chicken broth, and bring to a simmer.
  • 5. Cover skillet with lid, and reduce heat to low; simmer until the barley is tender, about 30 to 40 minutes.
  • 6. Fluff the pilaf with a fork, and gently stir in the slivered almonds and raisins.
  • 7. Recipe and photo from allrecipes.com

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