This recipe will appeal to all lovers and non-lovers of barley, which is unfairly bypassed. But it is so useful, it has so many vitamins and nutrients that we need. Delicious and hearty dish, easy to prepare, suitable for lunch and dinner.
Prepare all the necessary products. If the barley was not supported previously in water for 2-3 hours, then offer to cook it this way. First, rinse the grits. Then cover with cold water and put on the fire. After the contents of the pan boil for 1-2 minutes, drain the hot water and pour again with cold water, a little salt and cook until tender.
Separate the meat from the bones and cut into small pieces. Put the chicken pieces in a preheated frying pan with vegetable oil. Season with salt, add your favorite spices and, stirring occasionally, simmer until all the juice has evaporated
While the meat is cooking, finely chop the onion, grate the carrots on a coarse grater and cut the tomatoes into small cubes. In a frying pan, which already starts quite a bit to brown the meat first, send the onion, fry for a few minutes, then carrots - also cook a couple of minutes. Last of all, put the tomatoes and garlic, simmer until the tomato slices are a little soft.
Add hot (a must! add water, cover the pan with a lid and simmer for 20 minutes. Then add sour cream and boil for 2-3 minutes. Add finely chopped herbs (any that you like-parsley, dill, cilantro) and simmer for 2-3 minutes. Then add to the pan with chicken-sour cream-vegetable mixture is ready barley, pre-washed with hot water. Cook for a couple of minutes, cover the dishes with a lid and leave to languish for 5 minutes.