How to Cook Soto Betawi (Indonesian Beef Soup)

Soto betawi or beef soup in coconut milk is one of Indonesian traditional food from Jakarta (the capital city of Indonesia). It's really aromatic with the combination of lots of herbs.

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How to Cook Soto Betawi (Indonesian Beef Soup) Recipe
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Blend all these into paste. I'm a bit naughty today. I add 2 rawit chili,but if you don't like spicy (or too spicy hot), feel free to skip out or use the dutch chili and take the seed out.

Blend all these into paste. I'm a bit naughty today. I add 2 rawit chili,but if you don't like spicy (or too spicy hot), feel free to skip out or use the dutch chili and take the seed out.

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Prepare the herbs for the beef broth to make the soup. Cinammon stick gives fantastic sweet aroma.

Prepare the herbs for the beef broth to make the soup. Cinammon stick gives fantastic sweet aroma.

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Boiled the herbs and the beef together into 1500 ml water.Don't forget to skim out the fat. I like to have clear broth on my soup.

Boiled the herbs and the beef together into 1500 ml water.Don't forget to skim out the fat. I like to have clear broth on my soup.

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Stir fry the paste until it cooks well and let out the aromatic fragrance. when it has change color from fresh orange into brown-ish then it's cook perfectly

Stir fry the paste until it cooks well and let out the aromatic fragrance. when it has change color from fresh orange into brown-ish then it's cook perfectly

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When the beef broth simmer about 1000 ml. Add the herby paste, nutmeg, S&P to taste and stir all until it blends wel.

When the beef broth simmer about 1000 ml. Add the herby paste, nutmeg, S&P to taste and stir all until it blends wel.

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Prepare the milk and the coconut milk. I add 100ml of milk before i add the coconut milk. This to help,coconut milk to blend with the broth

Prepare the milk and the coconut milk. I add 100ml of milk before i add the coconut milk. This to help,coconut milk to blend with the broth

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When it boils and the beef is cook enough. Add the carrots and pour the combination of milk and coconut milk. Let it all cook and the meat is tender.

When it boils and the beef is cook enough. Add the carrots and pour the combination of milk and coconut milk. Let it all cook and the meat is tender.

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Here's the condiments for the soup. I prepare cook potatoes,dice tomatoes,green onion and crackers/emping. Of course, i always have my home made sambal too 😍

Here's the condiments for the soup. I prepare cook potatoes,dice tomatoes,green onion and crackers/emping. Of course, i always have my home made sambal too 😍

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Prepare the bowl and arranged them. Better to enjoy while it still steamy hot and with rainy days outside. At least that's how i enjoy it 😽

Prepare the bowl and arranged them. Better to enjoy while it still steamy hot and with rainy days outside. At least that's how i enjoy it 😽

Ingredients

500 Grams Beef 
400 Milliliters Coconut milk 
100 Milliliters Milk 
3 Lime leaves 
1 Lemon grass 
1 Bay leaves 
1 Centimeter Galanghal 
1 stick cinnamon 
Β½ Medium red onion 
4 Garlic 
4 Candle nut 
1 Teaspoon Turmeric 
1 Red chili 
1 Teaspoon Coriander powder 
Β½ Teaspoons Cumin powder 
Β½ Teaspoons Minced ginger 
1 (2) beef bouillon cube 
Salt and pepper to taste 
1 Teaspoon Sugar to taste 
ΒΌ Teaspoons Nutmeg powder 
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