Soto Ayam

soto ayam

 

 

Hmmm……this food are my fav. With rice or no rice…taste like heaven for me…lol……It made from chicken. There are lots of soto ayam varian in indonesia. Different regions have their own variation of it, for instance:

  • Soto Ambengan, originated from Ambengan, Surabaya (West Java). Soto Ambengan is famous for its delicious koya topping.
  • Soto Banjar originated from Banjarmasin (South Kalimantan), recipe here
  • Soto Kudus, from Kudus (West Java)
  • Soto Medan, from Medan (North Sumatera)

and many more.

 

Ingredients :

  • half chicken
  • 100 g rice vermicelli, soak in hot water until tender, let it drain, set aside.
  • 100 g bean sprout
  • 100 g cabbage, shredded
  • 1000 ml water
  • 3 cm galangal
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 lemongrass, take only white part
  • 3 kaffir lime leaves
  • salt, sugar and pepper to taste

Additional:

  • 1 lime
  • fried shallot
  • celery
  • 2 tbs canola oil
  • 2 boiled egg

Grounded ingredients :

  • 1 shallot
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp ginger powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 5 candlenuts

Methods :

  1. Boiled chicken with galangal, bay leaves and lemongrass until chicken tender. Set aside. Shredded the chicken.
  2. Heat oil in a pan. Stir fry grounded ingredients until the fragrant come out. Put into chicken stock. Let it boil.
  3. Reduce the heat. Add salt, sugar and pepper. Let it boiled again.
  4. How to serve: Put rice vermicelli, bean sprout, cabbage, boiled egg and shredded chicken in a bowl. Pour hot chicken stock into the bowl. Spread fried shallot and celery on the top and add lime juice. If you like it spicy, you can add sambal/hot chilli.
  5. You also could eat it with warm rice.
soto ayam

 

ENJOY!!!

Soto Banjar

soto banjar

 

Soto Banjar is one of legendary food from Banjarmasin – South Kalimantan. It’s so tasty and really nice to have at the winter time. But in Banjarmasin, you could easily find it in hawker market everyday. Also, it’s one of my childhood memory when my family was living there for years.

 

Ingredients

  • 3 L water
  • 1 kg chicken
  • 1 tsp ginger powder
  • 1 tbs salt
  • 3 cardamom
  • 1 cinnamon
  • 6 cloves
  • 1 tsp nutmeg powder
  • 1 tsp pepper

Grounded ingredients:

  • 1 shallot
  • 5 cloves garlic

Additional:

  • Rice Cube
  • 100 g rice vermicelli
  • 6 potato cakes
  • 4 boiled eggs

Garnish:

  • 1 green onion
  • 1 tbs celery
  • 1 tbs fried shallot
  • lime juice
  • sweet soy sauce
  • soy sauce
  • sambal

Methods:

  1. Boil chicken with salt, bay leaves and ginger until tender. Let it cool. Shredded the chicken. Set aside.
  2. Take the chicken stock and put all the ingredients. Let it boil. And continued cook for about 15 minutes.
  3. Arrange rice cube, rice vermicelli , potato cakes and egg in a bowl.  Pour the hot soup. Add the garnish as you like.
  4. Ready to eat.

 

soto banjar

 

SOTO SULUNG

Soto Sulung

 

Ingredients:

  • 300 gram beef
  • 300 gram beef lung
  • 1500 ml water

Grounded ingredients:

  • 8 cloves shallot
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 5 candlenuts
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tbs salt

 

  • 4 kaffir lime leaves
  • 2 lemongrass
  • 3 cm ginger
  • 1 tsp sugar

Additional:

  • 3 hard boiling egg
  • 1 green onion, thinly slices
  • 2 celery, thinly slices
  • 3 tbs fried shallot
  • 2 lime

Method:

  1. Boil water in a pan. Cook beef meat until tender. Set aside, let it cool and cut diced. Keep the beef stock. While you can boil beef lung in separate pan. Cook until it tender. Set aside, let it cool and cut diced.
  2. Add lime leaves, lemon grass and ginger into beef stock. Stir fry grounded ingredients until fragrant come out. Pour it into beef stock.
  3. Add beef meat and beef lung diced into beef stock.
  4. Cook for about 20 minutes.
  5. Add salt, pepper and sugar to taste.
  6. Serve soto with boiled egg. (you can add lime juice, sweet soy sauce and chilli if you like)
  7. Ready to serve with hot steam rice.

 

 

 

Soto Sulung1

 

 

soto sulung2

Beef Bone Soup

Beef bone soup is one of my kiddos favorite. Even my youngest one who are fussy eater, he could ate this a lot. It’s just simple, looks like a bit of oxtail soup. But I make a bit modification in it.

Ingredients:

500 gr beef bone

2 cardamom

1 star aniseed

3 cloves

salt and pepper to taste

for broth:

1 whole carrot

1 potato

1 whole celery stalk

Ground:

2 cloves shallot

5 cloves garlic

for filling:

1 celery stalk, cut into small pieces

2 carrot, cut into small pieces

for garnish:

celery leaf cut into small pieces

fried shallot

Methods:

1. Make broth: Bring to boil beef, whole carrot, whole celery stalk and potato until beef tender.

2. Put all the ground ingredient, cardamoms, star aniseed and cloves.

3. Put into the pot small carrot and celery stalk. Cook for about 20 minutes.

4. Put salt and pepper to taste.

5. Put in a bowl, garnish using celery leaf and fried shallot.

6. Ready to serve.