How to make Barley Risotto with Mushrooms -

Barley replaces rice in this delicious mushroom risotto.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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

Main Ingredients : Barley (जौ), Oyster Mushrooms (ओयस्टर मशरूम )

Cuisine : Italian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Barley Risotto with Mushrooms

Barley Risotto with Mushrooms Recipe Card


Italian cuisine has developed through centuries of social and political changes, with roots stretching to antiquity.  Italian cuisine is simple and a number of dishes having only four to eight ingredients.  They rely mostly on the quality of ingredients rather than elaborate preparation.
Noteworthy changes in Italian cuisine happened with the discovery of the New World and the introduction of potatoes, tomatoes, bell peppers and maize, which are now an integral part of this cuisine.  Italian cuisine is known for its regional diversity each with a distinct taste.  This cuisine today is probably one of the most popular in the world.

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Barley Risotto with Mushrooms Recipe

  • Barley 1 1/2 cups

  • Oyster Mushrooms soaked 5-6

  • Button mushrooms sliced 18-20

  • Extra virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons

  • Onions chopped 1 cup

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Vegetable stock 2 1/2 cups

  • Parmesan cheese 50 grams

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Milk 1 1/2 cups

  • Red capsicum A few thin strips


Step 1

Heat extra virgin olive oil in a deep non stick pan, add onions and garlic and saute. Toast barley in another non stick pan.

Step 2

Roughly chop oyster mushrooms. Add button mushrooms and oyster mushrooms to the onion-garlic mixture and saute.

Step 3

Add barley and mix. Add most of the vegetable stock, little by little, cover and cook.

Step 4

Slice Parmesan cheese thinly. When the barley is almost done, add salt, crushed black peppercorns and remaining stock. Cover and cook till fully done.

Step 5

Add milk and parmesan cheese and mix well. Cook till soft. Serve hot garnished with thin strips of red capsicum.

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