Buddhist Tamarind and Vegetable Soup

READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 3
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

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