Sherpa Style Lamb Barley Soup

Preperation Time: 10-15 minutes
Cooking Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

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.


  1. Barley
  2. Lamb Meat
  3. Onion
  4. Tomato
  5. Ginger
  6. Garlic
  7. Turmeric powder
  8. Cumin Seed
  9. Lime juice
  10. Cumin & Coriander Powder
  11. Salt
  12. Water
  13. Butter
  14. Lamb Broth
  15. Chilli Powder
  16. Soy Sauce
  17. Mushroom


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!