Soto Betawi (Jakarta)

Soto Betawi 

– 1/2 kg beef lung
– 1 ltr fresh milk
– 1 tomato, dice
– 1 spring onion
– 1 celery
– 2 tbs canola oil
Grounded ingredients:
– 1 shallot
– 5 cloves garlic
– 3 candlenuts
– 1 tsp pepper
– 3 kaffir lime leaves
– 2 lemongrass
– 1 cinnamon
– 2 cardamom
– 1 star annised
– 1 tbs salt
– 1 1/2 tbs sugar
– 1 tsp chicken powder
– Crackers
– Carrot and cucumber pickles  (1 carrot & 1 cucumber, cut dice, mix with 2 tbs sugar, 1/2 tbs salt and 2 tbs vinegar in warm water, let it for about 1 hr or more) .
– fried shallot
– warm rice
Preheat oil in a pan. Stir fry grounded ingredients, kaffir lime leaves and lemongrass. Set aside.
Boil beef lung in 2 lt. water until tender. Let it cool and then cut dice.
Boil 1 lt. water, then add beef lung, stir fry ingredients, star anise, cardamom, cinnamon, sugar and salt. Cook for about 30 minutes.
Add fresh milk and chicken powder. Let it boil.
Ready to serve.

Taoge Goreng (Betawi/Jakarta) / Fried Bean Sprout

Toge Goreng


Toge goreng is one of indonesian traditional food, usually find in Jakarta and Bogor. Even the name is fried bean sprout, it doesn’t mean the food is fried. Only the tofu that was fried actually. It has rice cube, egg noodle and bean sprout of course with sauce made from oncom and tauco (all made from soy bean).  The taste should be salty, sour and sweet. As Indonesian food has rich flavour.

Let’s just try it out!

Toge Goreng 2