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Daging Singgang (Hot and Sour Beef Soup) Recipe

Daging Singgang (Hot and Sour Beef Soup) Recipe

Daging Singgang (Hot and Sour Beef Soup) Recipe

This simple soup is divine either on its own, with rice or with toasted bread.

Ingredients :

    • 4 cups (1 litre) of water
    • 1–2 dried red chillies, de-seeded, cut into short lengths, soaked to soften
    • 1 piece asam gelugur
    • 2-cm (3/4-in) galangal root, coarsely ground
    • 2-cm (3/4-in) ginger, sliced
    • 3 cloves garlic, sliced
    • 2 shallots, sliced
    • 1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds
    • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
    • 1/2 teaspoon coriander seeds
    • 2 teaspoons salt
    • 400 g (14 oz) lean beef, sliced into thin strips, rubbed with salt and set aside for 15 minutes

Method :

    1. Heat the water in a saucepan, add all the ingredients, except the beef slices. Bring to a boil over medium heat and cook for about 10 minutes. Reduce the heat and simmer, uncovered for another 5–10 minutes.
    2. Add the beef slices. Cook for another 10 minutes. Taste and season with more salt, if desired. Remove from the heat and serve with plain rice.

Serves 4–6
Preparation time : 10 mins
Cooking time : 30 mins

See also Malaysia Cooking “Serunding Daging (Shredded Beef) Recipe”