Tinutuan with broad beans

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This recipe is type of Manado (North Sulawesi) dish, type vegetable rice soup that usually serve with fried tuna and chilli and tomatoes relish. Broad beans are easy to use for any type of Indonesian soup.

Serves 4


150 broken rice (Thai broken rice)
1.5 litres chicken stock
2 lemongrass stalk (bruised the stalk and tie the leaves together in a knot
2 bay leaves
2 kaffir lime leaves
3 cm ginger, peeled and finely chopped
200g sweet corn
300g broad beans
50g spinach
50g morning glory
1 sweet potato (approximately 200g), cut into 1cm cubes
Bunch of kemangi (lemon basil)
Salt to taste

Wash the rice in several changes of water and drain. Put into a pan add the chicken stock, lemongrass, bay leaves, ginger and kafir lime leaves, cover reduce the heat. Add sweet potato and sweet corn simmer for about 45 minute, stirring often. Add morning glory, spinach and broad beans, cook for about 3 minutes.

Serve with lemon basil, chilli and tomato relish and fried tuna.

Chilli and tomato relish

5 bird eye chillies, sliced
3 red chillies, finely sliced
4 shallots, peeled and finely chopped
3 medium tomatoes, finely sliced
Juice of 1 kaffir lime
1tsp. Coconut oil
Pinch of salt

Put all ingredients in a bowl, mix it well.

Fried tuna

1 whole medium tuna (approximately 1.5kg and ask fishmonger to clean and cut it into 6) marinate with garlic and salt for half hour and fried until golden brown

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