How to make Balinese Vegetable Soup -

Healthy oriental soup made with french beans and bean sprouts with flavour of coconut milk .

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : French beans (फ्रेंच बीन्स), Coconut milk (नारियल का दूध)

Cuisine : Indonesian

Course : Soups

Balinese Vegetable Soup

Balinese Vegetable Soup Recipe Card


Indonesian cuisine is one of the most flavourful, exciting and colourful cuisines in the world.  It is also diverse mainly because Indonesia is world’s largest archipelago composed as it is of approximately 6,000 populated islands.  It has more than 300 ethnic groups with that many cuisines. 
The variety in Indonesian cuisine is thanks to different influences. Like for example Sumatran cuisine has Middle Eastern and Indian influences whereas Javanese cuisine is mostly indigenous with a bit of Chinese influence. The cuisines of Eastern Indonesia are similar to Polynesian and Melanesian cuisine. 

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Balinese Vegetable Soup Recipe

  • French beans 1/2 inch pieces 225 grams

  • Coconut milk

  • Garlic 1 clove

  • Fresh red chillies chopped 2

  • Almonds 4

  • Coriander powder 1/2 tablespoon

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Onion sliced 1 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon juice 2 tablespoons

  • Coconut milk 2 cups

  • Bean sprouts 1 1/3 cups

  • Bay leaf 3


Step 1

Grind garlic, one fresh red chilli, almonds and coriander powder to a paste.

Step 2

Heat oil in a wok. Add onion and sauté for one minute. Add French beans and sauté for one more minute. Add the ground paste and half a cup of water. Add salt and cook for a couple of minutes.

Step 3

Make a few thin slices of one lemon and add. Squeeze the rest of the lemon into the cooking mixture.

Step 4

Lower the heat and add coconut milk. Cook till the mixture just comes to a boil. Put the bean sprouts in soup bowls and pour the hot soup over. Slice the remaining fresh red chilli into diagonal slices and sprinkle over the soup.

Step 5

Serve piping hot.

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