Thursday, November 1, 2007

Soto Banjar/Banjarnese Chicken Soup

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 cloves
10 cardamoms
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
shredded chicken,
perkedel kentang (potato cake),
boiled egg (quartered),
chopped celery or green onion,
fried shallot, lemon,

soun (rice vermicelli)-soak in hot water then drain.

Sambal soto:
15 bird´s eye chillies
1 tomato
salt, as desired
directions: Boil tomato and chillies with 75-100 ml water then grind, add salt to taste.
Sambal & Perkedel Kentang
Perkedel 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 a
nd fry the potato until golden.


Little Corner of Mine said...

I have no idea what this noodle soup is but it looks so yummilicious!! :P~~

Anh said...

I LOVE This! Have been looking for the recipe for a while. Now I just have to try!

Andaliman said...

kembang sisir itu bunga lawang aka pekak

Retno Prihadana said...

little corner of mine: This is a kind of chicken soup. I´ve added the title. Thanks!
anh: I hope you enyoy it.
andaliman: Thanks pep, aku nggak tau disini namanya apa jadi aku nggak pake.

Resto Mariena said...

Komentar pertama saat lihat poto nya " wahhh mantapppp...."
Duhh ampe seret leher ku nih nahan liur biar nggak ngeces.

Retno Prihadana said...

Resto Mariena: He..he, biar nggak ngences ayo bikin!

daphne said...

used to have this as a child..and the potato patty too! You did the pictures up really well!

Andaliman said...

jermannya star anise kalo berdasarkan google ini mbak. Sternanis, Badian
banyak di toko asia, terutama yg jual makanan2 Vietnam

elyani said...

Mbak Ret sotonya menggiurkan sekali. Bikin lontong-nya pakai plastik ya Mbak? Tapi tetap cantik kok...padat lagi :)

Everything4sweets said...

I never try Soto Banjar, but I will make it someday, looks so yummy, it is nice to eat it when the weather is getting colder like right now :)

Dwiana P said...

aduh ada lagi yg bikin soto nongol disini. bikin ngiler deh Ret.

rita bellnad said...

ahh... my favourite soup... slurp... nice pics !

Retno Prihadana said...

daphne: Thanks
andaliman: Iya Pep, aku juga udah sempet nge google begitu dikasih tau pepy itu bunga pekak baru deh ketemu, thanks banget ya.
Elyani: Iya, lontong plastic begini tinggal ngerebus doank, praktis.
everything4sweet: Yes, it´s really good in a cold day. Give it try!
dwiana: udah tak siapin tissue buat yg ngiler..he..he.
rita bellnad: Thanks ya.

MargaretS said...

Soto nya bikin ngiler mbak..
lengkap all in one bowl plus perkedel lagi...^_^... Mantaffff...

Retno Prihadana said...

margaret: Sotonya segerrr...silahkan dicobain ^_^

tigerfish said...

Is this soto ayam?

I Cook4Fun said...

Retno, sedapnya your Soto. I am going to cook this especially when the weather is getting cold :) Thanks for sharing the recipe. By the way, beautiful pictures.

Happy cook said...

The soup looks so delicious.
And sure it looks filling too.

Retno Prihadana said...

tigerfish: yups, there are many variations of soto ayam in Indonesia. This is just one of them.
I cook4fun: Thaks Gert.
Happy cook: Thank you.

Jiwa Matahari said...

Gorgeous pics, well done! The soto looks so good, makes me want to go home to Banjarmasin. Greetings and salam kenal from a proud Banjarese :)

3 hungry tummies said...

do u mind if i use this recipe for my blog, i'll link it to ur blog. terima kasih!