There are many different recipes pickle. I will offer you a pickle rich, meat broth without potatoes, based of course pickles with cucumber brine and barley, which gives it a unique taste. Great weekend lunch solution for the whole family.
Soak the pearl barley overnight. Cook vegetables. Onions to chop. Chop the rutabaga and carrots into strips.
In a saucepan, pour vegetable oil and fry the onion until transparent, add carrots-fry for three minutes, add the rutabaga-fry for another three minutes, then add the swollen pearl barley.
Add to the pot 1.5 liters of ready-made meat broth (I have lamb), salt. The meat from the bones, and to disassemble into serving pieces, add to the pot. All together cook on low heat for 20 minutes, from the moment of boiling. Cucumbers cut.
After the time the boiling point to increase and add cucumber brine, sliced cucumbers, cook 5 minutes after boiling. The density of the brine is adjusted by the amount of added liquid ingredients, according to your preferences. Serve the soup hot with sour cream.