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posted Aug 4, 2012, 1:27 PM by Weall Nepali   [ updated Aug 4, 2012, 1:41 PM ]

Sherpa Style Lamb Barley Soup

Lamb and barley soup is cooked and eaten in the high Himalayas of Nepal. This soup helps the people in the Himalayas to stay warm and healthy. 
Sherpa Lamb Soup



Barley-1 cup
Lamb-1 lbs 
Mushrooms, thinly sliced-4 cups
Chopped tomatoes-1 cup
Spinach–1/4 lbs
Onions- 1cup chopped
Soy sauce-3 tablespoons
Garlic paste-1 teaspoon
Ginger paste -1 teaspoon
Turmeric-1 teaspoon
Butter-3 tablespoons
Salt and pepper as per taste
Lamb broth -5 cups (you can use water instead of broth)
Cumin and coriander powder- 1 teaspoon 
Red chili powder- ½ table spoon


Cut into 1/4-in. thick slices (half inch long)

Wash and break into small pieces

In a bowl marinate lamb with salt and pepper

Heat the pan 

When pan is hot add butter 

When butter melts add onions and cook till light brown

Add marinated lamb and cook it till it turns golden brown 

Add mushroom and in low flame 

Add garlic, ginger, and turmeric stir for a minute 

Add tomatoes, soy sauce, and broth

Turn on the heat to hot and let the mixture boil

When it comes to boil add barley and stir well

Lower the heat and cook for about an hour

When barley grains and lamb come to desired consistency of the soup add spinach

Stir and cook for one minute

Lamb and barley soup is ready to serve 

Serve hot and enjoy!