Lontong with Vegetables
|Squash, cored and sliced (Optional)
|Salt, to taste
|Shallots (For Spicy Paste)
|Garlic cloves (For Spicy Paste)
|Dried chillies (For Spicy Paste)
|Dried shrimps (For Spicy Paste)
|Heat oil in a pot and sauté spice paste ingredients and bay leaves.
|Add beef and cook until it is no longer pink. Add squash and long beans. Cook until vegetables start to wilt.
|Add coconut milk, fish sauce and palm sugar. Bring to a boil.
|Reduce heat and cook until meat is tender. Add boiling water if the liquid reduces.
|Add more palm sugar and salt to suit your taste and turn off the heat.
|Transfer to bowls and serve it with rice cakes.
You can also replace coconut milk with 6 cups of water and 350ml milk.