1 cup barley, diiered
1 lkarge onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, chopped
4 slices of ginger
2 cans whole tomatoes, peeled & cut into chunks
2 carrots chopped
1 small can kideny beans
1 teaspoon curry powder (optional)
4 stalk of celery cut into small pieces
2-3 potatoes peeled & chopped
5 cups water
Place barley in large Pyrex bowl, add water, cover with plastic wrap and nuke for 20 minutes on full power. May need 10 more minutes until barley is cooked.
Saute onion, garlic, ginger & curry in nonstick pan.
Continue to saute adding the remaining ingredients; bring to a boil and turn to a simmer.
Simmer 30-45 minutes until potatoes & carrots are cooked. You may have to add more water.