Bori cha (Korean Toasted Barley Tea)

Servings: 8

Ingredients

1

pound

dried barley

For 1/2 Gallon of Tea

1/2

cup

toasted barley

8

cups

water

Procedure

Toasting Barley

Place dried barley in a stir fry pan with no oil over medium heat.

Cook (toast) until golden brown, stirring constantly.

Place toasted barley in a storage container and keep in a cool dry place until use.

Making tea

Full Flavored:

Bring water to a full boil, add barley and reduce heat to low.

Simmer for ten minutes then remove from heat.

Strain into a pitcher or other container and let cool.

Serve warm or refrigerate and serve cold.

Lighter Flavor:

Place barley into a re-usable tea bag.

Bring water to a boil then remove from heat.

Add bagged barley and let steep until desired strength is reached.

Tips

Tip: For single servings, put 1 tablespoon of the toasted barley into a re-usable tea bag for ease of use.

Author Notes

Properties (Chinese/Korean Food and Herbal Pharmocology)

Nature :

Cool

Taste :

Sweet, Salty

Acts on Organ :

Stomach, Spleen

Healing Effects :

Relieve summer heat, indigestion and excessive perspiration;
cure pain when urinating;
harmonize the stomach.

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients.

Serving size: 1/8 of a recipe (8.6 ounces).

Percent daily values based on the Reference Daily Intake (RDI) for a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients.

Amount Per Serving

Calories

20.36

Calories From Fat (5%)

1.11

Calories From Protein (13%)

2.55

Calories From Carbohydrates (82%)

16.7

Calories From Alcohol (0%)

0

% Daily Value

Total Fat 0.13g

<1%

Saturated Fat 0.03g

<1%

Monounsaturated Fat 0.02g

Polyunsaturated Fat 0.06g

Cholesterol 0mg

0%

Sodium 7.8mg

<1%

Potassium 28.36mg

<1%

Total Carbohydrates 4.23g

1%

Fiber 0.99g

4%

Sugar 0.05g

Net Carbohydrates 3.24g

Protein 0.72g

1%

Vitamin A 1.27IU

<1%

Vitamin C 0mg

0%

Calcium 9.01mg

<1%

Iron 0.21mg

1%

Vitamin E 0.03mg

<1%

Vitamin D 0IU

0%

Thiamin 0.04mg

3%

Riboflavin 0.02mg

1%

Niacin 0.26mg

1%

Vitamin B6 0.02mg

1%

Folate 1.09mcg

<1%

Vitamin B12 0mcg

0%

Pantothenic Acid 0.02mg

<1%

Vitamin K 0.13mcg

<1%

Phosphorus 15.18mg

2%

Magnesium 10.02mg

3%

Zinc 0.16mg

1%

Copper 0.05mg

3%

Manganese 0.11mg

6%

Selenium 2.17mcg

3%

Alcohol 0g

Caffeine 0mg

Water 237.31g

0%

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