Friday, June 4, 2010

Papaya Peanut Soup

1 cup of peanuts - washed and soaked for 3 hours or more (preferably overnight)
4 pcs of pork ribs
2 large dried scallops or 1 small pc of dried squid
2 cloves garlic (unpeeled and lightly smashed)
2 slices of ginger
1 medium ripe small papaya - peeled and sliced into big cubes
3/4 pot of water
salt to taste
  1. Parboil the pork ribs with a little salt.  Drain and set aside.
  2. Add water in a pressure cooker.  Add in the pork ribs and all other ingredients except papaya and salt. 
  3. Cover and boil on high heat until pressure in cooker builds up, then switch to medium heat and boil for another 15 mins.
  4. When the pressure has been released and it is safe to open the lid, add in the cut papaya pieces and boil for another 10 mins.
  5. Add salt to taste and serve hot.