How to make Barley Risotto -

Barley replaces Arborio rice in this risotto and the result is very tasty

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Barley (jau), Olive oil (ऑलिव आइल)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Vegetable Jhalfraezi Kumror Chhokka Guar Ki Sabzi Khoya Matar

Barley Risotto

Barley Risotto Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 8-10 hour

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Barley Risotto Recipe

  • Barley (jau) , soaked for 8 hours and cooked 1 1/2 cups

  • Olive oil 1 tablespoon

  • Butter 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic , chopped 6-8 cloves

  • Onion , finely choppoed 1 medium

  • Button mushrooms 4-5

  • White wine 1 cup

  • Dried shiitake mushrooms , soaked, squeezed and sliced 7-8

  • Salt to taste

  • Processed cheese 50 grams

  • Black peppercorns , crushed to taste

  • Fresh cream 1/2 cup


Step 1

Heat olive oil and butter in a deep non-stick till butter melts. Add garlic and sauté well.

Step 2

Add onion, mix well and saute till translucent. Quarter button mushrooms and add to the onion mixture.

Step 3

Add white wine, mix well and cook for 1-2 minutes. Add shitake mushrooms and mix well. Cover and cook for 4-6 minutes.

Step 4

Add cooked barley and mix well. Add salt. Grate processed cheese directly into the barley mixture and mix well.

Step 5

Add crushed black peppercorns, mix well and cook for 1-2 minutes. Add fresh cream and mix well. Cook for 1 minute and take the pan off the heat.

Step 6

Transfer into a serving bowl, sprinkle crushed black peppercorns and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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