Laksa Soup | How to make Laksa Soup

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ByAmarendra Mulye
Created on 16th Dec 2015
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  • By Amarendra Mulye
    Created on 16th Dec 2015

About Laksa Soup

The original Laksa being completely non-vegetarian, I have derived this Laksa recipe on my own out of the multiple recipes read on various websites. In this recipe, I have substituted the 'Shrimp Paste' with Black Bean Sauce, 'Candle-nuts' with Cashew Nuts etc. to make an Indian Vegetarian version of Laksa. Also, I have also added few ingredients like Spring Onions, Mushrooms which are not used in the original recipes, but goes well with the Laksa Soup.

Laksa Soup, a succulent delicacy which is famous all over the world. Laksa Soup is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the overflow of flavours, Laksa Soup has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Amarendra Mulye is the perfect one to try at home for your family. It's a get together at home and you realise that you want to make a Laksa Soup, just the perfect situation when you realise that you need to know how to make the perfect Laksa Soup. So, at that time you can try out this delicious recipe by Amarendra Mulye. The recipe of Laksa Soupis very simple and can be made in restaurant style using a few ingredients. The time taken while preparing Laksa Soup is 30 minute. This recipe of Laksa Soup is perfect to serve 5. Laksa Soup is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or night party at home. And do remember that be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love it. So do try it next time!

  • Prep Time30mins
  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves5People

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  • How to make Coconut Milk

  • Homemade Vegetable Stock

Laksa Soup

Ingredients to make Laksa Soup

  • For the Laksa paste:
  • 2 sliced Onions (large)
  • 1 tbspn chopped Garlic
  • 1 tbspn Galangal paste or Ginger paste
  • 2 tspns lemongrass white stem
  • 10-15 Fresh Coriander Stems
  • 4-5 Basil leaves
  • 4-5 dried red chillies (soaked in water)
  • 10-15 Cashew Nuts (soaked in water)
  • 1/2 tspn Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tspn Black Bean Sauce
  • Water, if required.
  • For Laksa Soup:
  • 4 tbspns vegetable oil
  • spice paste (as prepared)
  • 4 cups Vegetable stock
  • 7-8 Basil leaves (or Mint leaves)
  • 1 tspn Gram Masala powder (Or Curry Powder)
  • 1 tbspn Sugar
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbspn Black Bean Sauce
  • 5-6 Button Mushrooms (chopped)
  • 5-6 Fried Tofu
  • 2 cups thick coconut milk
  • 2 tbspns Spring Onion Greens
  • 1 lemon Juice
  • To Serve with
  • Boiled noodles
  • Parboiled Bean sprouts
  • Deep fried Tofu
  • For Garnishing:
  • Lemon wedges
  • Finely chopped Spring Onion Greens

How to make Laksa Soup

  1. Pre-preparation:
  2. Deep frying of Tofu Slices
  3. Take 200 gms Tofu and slice it into small cubes. Toss the sliced tofu in a mixture of Soy Sauce, Vinegar, and Sesame oil and rest it for few minutes. Then sprinkle some Corn flour over it.
  4. Ensure that the Tofu slices are coated with the Corn flour. Deep fry the Tofu slices in hot Oil till it is golden brown in colour. Remove and drain on paper towels.
  5. Cooking of Noodles: Cook the noodles in salted water as per the instructions given on the packet. Drain and pour a teaspoon of Oil so that the Noodles do not stick to each other.
  6. Parboiling Bean Sprouts: To cook the Bean sprouts, add the Bean Sprouts in salted boiling water for about a minute. Then drain it and immediately pour cold water over it.
  7. Method:
  8. To make the Laksa paste: Take all the ingredients for Laksa paste in a grinder and grind it into a coarse paste. Add some water if required for grinding.
  9. To make Laksa: Take Oil in a pan and saute the ground paste till the raw flavor of the paste goes away. Ensure continuous stirring to avoid burning of the paste.
  10. Once the paste is cooked, add the Vegetable stock and simmer. Thereafter, add the Basil leaves, Garam Masala or Curry Powder, Sugar, Black Bean Sauce, Salt, Mushrooms, Fried Tofu and cook for 2 more minutes.
  11. Add the coconut milk and simmer for 2 more minutes on medium flame. Also add some Spring Onion Greens and turn off the flame. Finally add the lemon juice to the Laksa.
  12. To assemble Laksa: To assemble Laksa, take a Serving Bowl and place the noodles in it. Then arrange some Bean sprouts and Fried Tofu and ladle the Laksa Soup into the bowl.
  13. Garnish it with Spring Onion Greens and lemon wedges. Serve hot.

Reviews for Laksa Soup (1)

Sujata Limbu2 years ago
Looks and sounds awesome :D