1. Combine the barley with 2 1/2 cups of water. Bring the water to boil, reduce heat and let simmer. Purple barley can take up to 1 1/2 hours to cook. Barley is ready when it's tender and chewy.
2. Finely chop the chard and mint.
3. Combine the chopped chard, kale flowers, mint and sesame seeds with the cooled barley in a large bowl.
4. With a mortar and pestle, crush the garlic into a paste with some salt. Add the garlic paste and lemon juice to the rest of the ingredients. Salt to taste. Mix well and serve.
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