Buddhist Tamarind and Vegetable Soup

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Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 40 mins

Very nice soup!

Ingredients Nutrition


  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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A restaurant here serves this soup and it is delicious!

I have not tried this yet but it looks wonderful. I just want to say keep posting!! I will make this immediately and let you know the results. I love okra and do not see many recipes that include it. Thank you!!