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Homemade Strained Barley Water Recipe, Clear Fluid Recipe

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homemade strained barley water recipe | clear fluid diet | barley water clear liquid diet | barley water after surgery is a liquid diet with minimal nutrition to support body needs. Learn how to make barley water clear liquid diet.

To make homemade strained barley water, combine the barley and 1½ cups of water in a deep non-stick pan, mix well, cover with lid and cook on a medium flame for 12 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Strain the mixture using a strainer. Add the salt and mix well. Serve immediately.

Barley water after surgery is often recommended as part of a clear fluid diet for those recovering from surgery as they have an intolerance for food. Such a fluid diet is recommended as it is less irritating to the digestive tract and thus beneficial.

Barley water clear liquid diet gives just minimal nutrients along with water to the body. Since the barley is strained, there is very less protein in this diet. Such a diet is usually recommended only for 2 to 3 days after surgery.

This clear fluid diet is also useful for those suffering from vomiting and diarrhoea as it provides them with water soluble nutrients. Sipping on barley water, with its pleasant taste and mild hints of saltiness, helps to overcome nausea. You can keep some on your desk and keep sipping on it instead of plain water. Babies in the early weaning stage can also have this water.

Tips for homemade strained barley water. 1. Though we have added salt in this recipe, you can avoid it if advised by your doctor. 2. The cooked barley can be used to make barley soup for other members of the family.

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Homemade Strained Barley Water Recipe, Clear Fluid Recipe recipe - How to make Homemade Strained Barley Water Recipe, Clear Fluid Recipe

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     1Makes 1 cup
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Ingredients

For Homemade Strained Barley Water
2 tbsp barley (jau) , washed and drained
salt to taste , optional
Method

For homemade strained barley water

    For homemade strained barley water
  1. To make homemade strained barley water, combine the barley and 1½ cups of water in a deep non-stick pan, mix well, cover with lid and cook on a medium flame for 12 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  2. Strain the mixture using a strainer.
  3. Add the salt and mix well.
  4. Serve immediately.

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What is barely?

  1. This is what barley looks like. Barely is a healthy cereal that is not used in everday Indian cooking. It's extremely cheap to buy and also available at chemists shops. 
  2. Place the barley in a bowl of water. You can see that there is dirt from the barley and you need to clean it in water till clear. 
  3. This is what clean barley looks like.
  4. Drain it.

What is homemade strained barley water made off?

  1. What is homemade strained barley water made off? homemade strained barley water is made from 2 simple ingredients : 2 tbsp barley (jau) , washed and drained and salt to taste.

Making homemade strained barley water

  1. To make homemade strained barley water recipe | clear fluid diet | barley water clear liquid diet | barley water after surgery | in a deep non stick pan put 2 tbsp barley (jau) , washed and drained. See above on details of washing barley. Barley is diabetic and pregnancy friendly. A high fiber diet for years has been paired with reduced risk of heart disease. The fiber (2.73 g) from barley helps reduce blood cholesterol levels. Additionally folate, potassium and magnesium also work together to support a healthy heart The B vitamins (thiamineriboflavin and niacin) along with magnesium and potassium have been identified in supporting nerve health and lowering high blood pressure. When you have barley with lemon juice it reduces the glycemic index. See here for 9 benefits of barley and why you should eat it.  
  2. Add 1½ cups of water.
  3. Mix well.
  4. Cover with a lid.
  5. Cook on a medium flame for 12 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Below is an image of the barley cooking at 8 minutes.
  6. Barely cooked for 12 minutes.
  7. Strain the barely water.
  8. Add salt to taste.
  9. Mix homemade strained barley water | clear fluid diet | barley water clear liquid diet | barley water after surgery | well.
  10. Serve homemade strained barley water | clear fluid diet | barley water clear liquid diet | barley water after surgery | immediately.

Health Benefits of strained barley water

  1. Homemade Strained Barley Water – a post surgery clear fluid diet.
  2. With fewer nutrients, this barley water is a good way to make for fluid needs in the early days by patients who have undergone surgery.
  3. It can also be sipped on after vomiting. It helps to keep nausea at bay. 
  4. You can make you choice whether you want to add or avoid the use of salt.
  5. It is a good choice for babies at 6 months in early days of weaning. However, remember to avoid the addition of salt for them as their kidneys are not developed at that age. 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per cup
Energy161 cal
Protein5.5 g
Carbohydrates33.4 g
Fiber1.9 g
Fat0.6 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium4.3 mg

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Homemade Strained Barley Water Recipe, Clear Fluid Recipe
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 on 05 Jun 21 12:08 PM


Depicting every step in pictures is a novel way of recipe communication. Tarla Dala recipes are the BEST!!!
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07 Jun 21 08:30 PM
Homemade Strained Barley Water Recipe, Clear Fluid Recipe
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 on 02 Apr 21 01:24 PM


Yes, very useful and easy, Thanks
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02 Apr 21 02:58 PM
Homemade Strained Barley Water Recipe, Clear Fluid Recipe
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 on 24 Nov 17 10:15 AM


I was recommended this recipe by my friend to overcome nausea in 1st trimester... It is really pleasing, though I liked it only with salt.