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Buddhist Tamarind and Vegetable Soup

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“Very nice soup!”
READY IN:
1hr
SERVES:
3
UNITS:
Metric

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Dissolve the tamarind in the water.
  2. Strain it through a fine sieve.
  3. Reserve the thick tamarind water.
  4. Discard the seeds and pulp.
  5. Boil the tamarind liquid with 5 cups of water in a large pot.
  6. Add okra, tomato wedges and pineapple.
  7. Boil vigorously for 3 minutes.
  8. Lower flame and add the leek, salt and sugar.
  9. Bring to a boil.
  10. Add the tofu cubes and soy sauce.
  11. Cook for 2 minutes.
  12. Check the seasoning.
  13. Serve in individual bowls garnished with drops of vegetable oil, shallots, bean sprouts, basil leaves, corriander and chillies.
  14. Enjoy!

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