Laksa Soup | How to make Laksa Soup

By Amarendra Mulye  |  16th Dec 2015  |  
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  • Homemade Vegetable Stock

About Laksa Soup Recipe

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 is an authentic dish which is perfect to serve on all occasions. The Laksa Soup is delicious and has an amazing aroma. Laksa Soup by Amarendra Mulye will help you to prepare the perfect Laksa Soup in your kitchen at home. Laksa Soup needs 30 minutes for the preparation and 30 minutes for cooking. In the BetterButter app, you will find the step by step process of cooking Laksa Soup. This makes it easy to learn how to make the delicious Laksa Soup. In case you have any questions on how to make the Laksa Soup you can comment on the page below. The "What's cooking" feature on the BetterButter app can help you connect with our home chefs like Amarendra Mulye. Laksa Soup will surely satisfy the taste buds of your guests and you will get compliments from your guests.

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 Limbu3 years ago

Looks and sounds awesome :D