Curried Barley

 

2 1/4
cups water
2/3
cup quick-cooking barley
1/2
cup chopped onion
1/2
cup chopped carrot
1 1/2
teaspoons instant chicken bouillon granules
1
teaspoon curry powder
1
tablespoon toasted sliced almonds
1
tablespoon snipped fresh parsley

 

 

In a medium saucepan, stir together the water, barley, onion, carrot, chicken bouillon granules, and curry powder.  Bring to boiling; reduce heat.  Simmer the mixture, covered, about 20 minutes or until barley is tender.  Uncover; cook for 3 to 5 minutes more or until desired consistency.  Stir in almonds and snipped parsley.  If desired, garnish with fresh parsley.