Ash-E Jow (Iranian Barley Soup)
1 c Dried barley
1/2 c Dried green or red lentils
6 c Water
2 md Onions, diced
2 T Olive or sunflower oil
1 T Dried mint or parsley
1 t Turmeric
1/2 t Ground black pepper
1) Put everything into a pot and then bring to a gentle boil.
2) Simmer for 1 1/4 hours, stirring occasionally.
3) Serve with feta cheese and salad.
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