Barley Drink

Barley Drink

(Serves 6)

1 cup of uncooked barley
1 cup of preserved sugared winter melon
2 tbsp rock sugar
10 cups of water
3 strips of pandan leaves (tied into a knot)

1. Wash the barley.
2. Mix the washed barley, pandan leaves and 10 cups of water into a medium-sized pot and bring to a boil.
3. After the barley has turned semi-soft (about 30 minutes), add in the rock sugar and winter melon.
4. Boil for a further 30 minutes, cool and it is ready to drink.

Good For:

Barley water is in supporting the kidneys especially in times of stress. It is also used as a therapeutic water for those who have kidney and bladder ailments as well as helping the body cooling effect.


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