Recipe: Appetizing Indonesian Sour Soup – Sayur Asem

Indonesian Sour Soup – Sayur Asem.

You can cook Indonesian Sour Soup – Sayur Asem using 19 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Indonesian Sour Soup – Sayur Asem

  1. It’s 1 handful of dried peanuts.
  2. Prepare 5 of long beans, cut about 4 cm long.
  3. Prepare 1 of medium size chayote, cut cube.
  4. You need 1 of sweet corn, cut into desired size.
  5. You need 200 gram of jackfruit.
  6. It’s leaves of Young melinjo.
  7. You need of Ground Spices.
  8. Prepare 2 pcs of big red chillies.
  9. It’s 6 of shallots.
  10. Prepare 4 of garlics.
  11. It’s 3 of candlenuts.
  12. It’s of Other ingredients.
  13. It’s 1,5 Litre of water.
  14. Prepare of Tamarind paste.
  15. It’s of Indonesian bayleaves (daun salam).
  16. Prepare 5 cm of Galangal, smashed.
  17. Prepare of Salt, sugar.
  18. It’s of Chilli padi (optional if you like spicy).
  19. You need of Mushroom seasoning powder.

Indonesian Sour Soup – Sayur Asem instructions

  1. Boil water with dried peanuts first as peanut takes the longest to cook, until soft. Peanuts make the soup sweet.
  2. Meanwhile, prepare all the ingredients for ground spices. Put garlic, shallot, chilli and candlenut in your blender to make a paste..
  3. After peanut is soft, put the spice paste, bayleaves, smashed galangal, tamarind paste, mushroom seasoning, salt, sugar. Put corn, jackfruits, chayote and cook until soft..
  4. Lastly put the long beans and young melinjo leaves the last as this vegetable just need a short time to cook. You can also add chilli padi in the soup (whole, no need to cut/mash for extra kick of spiciness).
  5. Adjust the taste. This soup should taste sour, spicy, with a nice balance of sweet and salty all mix together 😄 so refreshing and healthy too 🤩.

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