Bakso kuah is a popular Indonesian dish that consists of meatballs and soup. This dish can be found all over Indonesia and is loved by many. The meatballs are made from minced meat, usually beef, and are served with a delicious broth made from spices and herbs. This dish is perfect for cold weather or when you need a warming and comforting meal.
To make this dish, you will need the following ingredients: – 500g minced beef – 2 cloves of garlic, minced – 1 tsp salt – 1 tsp pepper – 1 egg – 150g tapioca flour – 1 litre of water – 2 cloves of garlic, sliced – 1 onion, sliced – 2 tsp beef bouillon – 2 tsp soy sauce – 1 tsp salt – 1 tsp sugar – 1 tsp pepper – 2 stalks of celery, chopped – 2 spring onions, chopped – Fried shallots (optional)
1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the minced beef, minced garlic, salt, pepper, and egg. Mix well. 2. Add in the tapioca flour, a little at a time, and mix well until the mixture becomes sticky and can be shaped into balls. 3. Shape the mixture into small balls, about the size of a ping pong ball. 4. In a large pot, bring the water to a boil and add in the sliced garlic and onion. 5. Add in the beef bouillon, soy sauce, salt, sugar, and pepper. Mix well. 6. Add in the meatballs and let them cook in the broth for 10-15 minutes, or until they are fully cooked. 7. Once the meatballs are cooked, add in the chopped celery and spring onions. Mix well. 8. Serve hot with fried shallots on top, if desired.
This dish is a good source of protein and is relatively low in calories. One serving of bakso kuah (about 6 meatballs and broth) contains approximately 250 calories, 25g of protein, and 10g of fat. It is also a good source of vitamins and minerals, such as iron and vitamin B12.
– If you want a more flavourful broth, you can add in some beef bones or chicken bones when boiling the water. – You can also add in other vegetables, such as carrots or bok choy, to the broth for added nutrition. – To make the meatballs more tender, you can add in some ice cubes to the mixture when mixing the ingredients together. – You can also fry the meatballs before adding them to the broth for a crispy texture.