Lontong with Vegetables

8 Pax
COOK TIME                      
80 Minutes


3 tbspOil
2pcsBay leaves
500gBeef, cubed
500gLong beans
4pcsSquash, cored and sliced (Optional)
2lCoconut milk
2 tbspFish sauce
2 tbspPalm sugar
Salt, to taste
100gShallots (For Spicy Paste)
4pcsGarlic cloves (For Spicy Paste)
10pcsDried chillies (For Spicy Paste)
30gDried shrimps (For Spicy Paste)
2 inchesGalangal


1Heat oil in a pot and sauté spice paste ingredients and bay leaves.
2Add beef and cook until it is no longer pink. Add squash and long beans. Cook until vegetables start to wilt.
3Add coconut milk, fish sauce and palm sugar. Bring to a boil.
4Reduce heat and cook until meat is tender. Add boiling water if the liquid reduces.
5Add more palm sugar and salt to suit your taste and turn off the heat.
6Transfer to bowls and serve it with rice cakes.
You can also replace coconut milk with 6 cups of water and 350ml milk.

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