Friday, September 22, 2017 | INDONESIAN CULINARY |

Coto Makassar / Makassar Traditional Beef Soup

Coto Makassar / Makassar Traditional Beef Soup

2 Shallots
3 Cloves Garlic
3 Salam Leaves
1/2 Tbs Corriander Seeds
8 cup of Water
1 Lemon grass, bruised
3 Lime leaves
2 Tablespoons Oil
Salt as needed
1/3 cup Crispy fried shallots (condiment)
2 Limes, cut into wedges
1/3 cup Sweet soy sauce
Sambal soto (condiment)
2½ lbs Beef chuck (add intestine, tripe, lung, etc)
1 oz Peanuts, roasted
1/3 cup Chinese celery, chopped
1 sliced Galangal
1 Tablespoon Brown Bean sauce
1 Big Red Chilli

How To:

  1. Simmer beef chuck with 8 cups of water in a pot (cook tripes and intestines separately, add to beef when they are done) until thouroughly cooked. Cut beef into big chunks then return them to the pot.
  2. Ground shallots, garlic, coriander seeds, roasted peanuts, and Big Red Chilli to a fine paste. Heat a frying pan,add oil then saute spice paste for about 5 minutes. Add lemongrass, galangal, salam leaves, and lime leaves to the fryingpan and saute for 2 more minutes. Transfer this paste to the pot and simmer until beef pieces are tender.

Serving suggestion: Divide rice or “lontong” (rice rolls) into serving bowls then top with the soup. Top the soup with your choice of condiments.

Filed in: Main Dishes, Soup