This is my favorite barley soup. I prefer to make it with oats, but it can be done with barley as well, just it takes longer to cook it. According to your taste, add more or less of anything. This is the way we like it. It's suppose to be thick.
- Put water, onions,grated carrot and potato in a pot and bring to a boil.
- Add turmeric, tomato paste, chicken cubes,dried limes, salt and pepper.Pierce the dried limes so they release the flavor.
- Boil for 10 minutes.
- Add the oats and stir often.
- Boil for another 15 minutes and just before finishing add lemon juice and parsley.