1.Combine meat and onions in large pot. Bring to boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer until meat is tender, about 30-35 minutes.
2. Place 2 cups water and all spices in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Bring to boil, cover and simmer 15 minutes, until 1 cup water is left. Strain, reserve liquid and discard spices.
3. Add spiced water, quaker oats and tomato paste to the meat. Bring to boil, simmer until oats are cooked through, and creamy. If the soup is thick add additional water, cook for 5 more minutes, if the soup is thin. Season with salt and pepper.