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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 102.5
  • Total Fat: 0.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 1.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 26.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.2 g
  • Protein: 0.8 g

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Roasted Barley Tea - Mugicha

Submitted by: VEHAMILTON1
Roasted Barley Tea - Mugicha

Introduction

This is a popular drink called "Mugicha" in Japan. It is noted for cooling down the body in hot weather, for cleansing the system, treatment for hemorrhoids, inflammatory arthritis and breaks up congestion, phlegm and other symptoms of colds and flues.
It can be served hot or on ice.
This is a popular drink called "Mugicha" in Japan. It is noted for cooling down the body in hot weather, for cleansing the system, treatment for hemorrhoids, inflammatory arthritis and breaks up congestion, phlegm and other symptoms of colds and flues.
It can be served hot or on ice.

Number of Servings: 2

Ingredients

    1/4 c (1 oz) Roasted Barley
    1 1/2 Pint Pure Water
    Honey to taste
    Lemon to taste

Directions

ROASTED BARLEY
Rinse barley in a strainer and towel dry. Heat a cast iron skillet until a drop of water sizzles when dropped into pan. Add barley to the skillet and dry roast, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon until it turns golden brown. Cool and grind. Add the ground barley back to the skillet. Roast again until fragrant and very dark. Be careful. Do not burn.
Cool. Store in a tightly covered container until ready to use.

TEA
Bring water to a boil. Warm your tea cups and tea pot by filling them with hot water. Add barley to the boiling water. Reduce heat and simmer for 5-6 minutes. Strain and drink immediately. Flavor with honey or lemon as desired.

May be refrigerated for up to 5 days.

Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user VEHAMILTON1.






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