This rice cake noodle soup is one of the many traditional dishes of East Java. I had lontong mie last week in Melati Cafe, Tugu Hotel Malang.
You will need:
250 gr sprouts, soak in hot water and drain
250 gr shrimps. Separate the head and the body
1 stalk chives, slice
5 cloves of garlic, slice
2 tea spoon of salt
2 table spoon of sweet soy sauce
6 glasses of water
2 table spoon of cooking oil
You will also need:
How to Cook:
Boil the water. Put the shrimp heads in. Keep on the heat until the shrimps heads floating. Strain the shrimp broth.
Saute the garlic, shallot and dried shrimps. Put it in the shrimp broth
Cook the shrimp broth, add pepper, salt, After it boils, put in shrimp, celery, chives and soy sauce until the shrimps are cooked.
How to Serve:
Slice rice cake and fried tofu. Put it in a bowl. Add egg noodle, sprout and shrimp. Pour the soup. Sprinkle with fried shallot. Serve the shrimp paste and shrimp crackers on separate plate.