Finally, I have opportunity to cook Soto Banjar.
1 kg chicken, divide into four pieces
2,5 liter water
1 onion, finely sliced
2 tablespoons margarine
5 kembang sisir/bunga pekak/bunga Lawang/Star Anise
3 cm ginger, bruised
2 stalk lemon grass, bruised
1 stick (3 cm) cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground white pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
spices to grind: 6 clove garlics, 100 g shallots, 4 candlenuts
Melt margarine in a pan then saute garlic,shallot & candlenut paste and sliced onion until fragrant. Pour in water. Add other spices and bring to boil. Season with salt and pepper.
Add chicken and let it simmer until the chicken is just cooked. Remove the chicken and fry in the deep frying oil. Let it cool. Shred the meat from bones . Discard the skins and bones.
When ready to eat, arrange shredded chicken and other condiments in each soup bowl. Heat the broth and pour in the soup bowl. Served hot.
lontong, sambal soto
perkedel kentang (potato cake),
boiled egg (quartered),
chopped celery or green onion,
fried shallot, lemon,
soun (rice vermicelli)-soak in hot water then drain.
15 bird´s eye chillies
salt, as desired
directions: Boil tomato and chillies with 75-100 ml water then grind, add salt to taste.
Sambal & Perkedel KentangPerkedel Kentang (Potato Cake)
2 packs (2 x 100 g) of Kartoffel-püree (mashed potato powder)
200 ml milk
300 ml water
1 tablespoon margarine
1 egg, separated
1/2 teaspoon ground white pepper
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
salt, as desired
cooking oil for frying
directions: Bring to boil water and milk. Add margarine, ground nutmeg and pepper, salt to taste. Remove from the heat then pour in Kartoffel-püree powder. Stir in eggyolk until mix well. Make the puree into round shaped about 3 cm in diameter. Dip each potato puree into beaten white egg. Heat the oil for deep-frying and fry the potato until golden.