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Korean Barley Tea (Bori Cha)


Korean Barley Tea (Bori Cha)

Korean Barley Tea (Bori Cha)

Naomi Imatome Yun
This light, nutty tea is served year-round with Korean food. Healthy and mild, it can be served hot, warm, or cold.

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes


  • 2 Tbsp roasted barley*
  • 8 cups water


  1. In a small pot, bring barley and water to a boil.

  2. Reduce to simmer, cover, and cook for 20 minutes.

  3. Serve immediately or store in the refrigerator and serve cold.

(Serves 6)

*If you cannot find the roasted barley, you can make your own by toasting barley in a saute pan over medium heat for 5-10 minutes, or until the grains turn a dark brown color.

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