About Soto Padang
Soto Padang is a gravy made from beef broth, dried fried beef slices, Soun and potato cakes. Soto Padang is a typical food of West Sumatra, Indonesia. Soto Padang is served hot. This food is very popular and liked by the Indonesian people. Almost all Padang restaurants provide Soto Padang as one of its flagship menus.
Soto Padang is very different from Soto from other regions. This distinctive feature of Soto Padang is its very dominant flavor. The aroma of spices is very inviting. The crispy fried meat slices make Soto taste more preferred. Sprinkling fried onions and celery slices, complete the Soto Padang appearance that is very appetizing. The taste of spicy and hot makes the food sweat and enjoy how delicious a bowl of Soto Padang is so sought after by Soto connoisseurs.
Materials used in making Soto Padang:
- 500 grams of beef, mix with the ribs
- 6 cloves of garlic, thinly sliced.
- 5 tablespoons of lime leaves, throw away the bones
- 5 cloves
- 4 cardamom fruit
- 2 pieces
- 2 cm cinnamon
- 3 lemongrass stems, take the white roots and stems.
- 4 tablespoons of oil to saute
- 2 liters of water
- Salt to taste
The ingredients of the smoothed Soto Padang broth:
- 20 onions
- 10 cloves of garlic
- 2 tsp coriander
- 2 nutmeg
- 2 tsp pepper
- 6 cm ginger
- 6 cm of turmeric
- 5 cm galangal
Supplementary material :
- 150 grams of a glass, soak with warm water (50C). After soft, filter.
- 1 stick of leeks, finely sliced.
- Fried crispy meat.
- Fried onion
- 1 tomato
- red chili sauce
- Sweet soy sauce
- Vinegar or lime
- Red crackers
Steps for Making Soto Padang:
- Boil beef meat and bones, remove the white part that floats.
- Add some garlic, smooth coriander, and salt, continue boiling until the meat is tender.
- Remove the meat, cut into thin pieces about 3 x 4 cm. Fry until crisp.
- Saute all the mashed herbs before adding orange leaves, cloves and lemongrass until fragrant. Pour into the meat stew. Add salt. Stir well.
- Boil on low heat until boiling. Leave it for about 10 minutes, until the seasoning really blends with the broth.
How to serve Soto Padang:
- Prepare a clean and dry bowl
- Enter the soun which has been soaked and filtered
- Enter pergedel and tomato pieces
- Add broth
- Add fried meat, fried onions, red chili sauce, soy sauce, and vinegar or lime
- Soto Padang is ready to be served