This barley is split barley and it’s called halmaek. You can use whole grain barley, too.
Recipe for barley rice:
1 cup of uncooked rice, 1 cup of barley and 2½ cups of water
- Add the rice and barley to a pot and rinse.
- Add 2½ cups of water and cover. Heat over high heat until it boils. Stir with a spoon a few times.
- Simmer about 20 minutes over low heat.