Soto (food)

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Soto (also known as sroto, tauto, or coto) is a traditional Indonesian soup mainly composed of broth, meat, and vegetables.wikipedia
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Indonesian cuisine

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Soto (also known as sroto, tauto, or coto) is a traditional Indonesian soup mainly composed of broth, meat, and vegetables.
Some popular Indonesian dishes such as nasi goreng, gado-gado, satay, and soto are ubiquitous in the country and are considered national dishes.

National dish

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Soto is sometimes considered Indonesia's national dish, as it is served from Sumatra to Papua, in a wide range of variations.

Soto ayam

Soto, especially soto ayam (chicken soto), is an Indonesian equivalent of chicken soup.
It is probably the most popular variant of soto, a traditional soup commonly found in Indonesian cuisine.


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Various recipes of sambals usually are served as hot and spicy condiments for dishes, such as lalab (raw vegetables), ikan bakar (grilled fish), ikan goreng (fried fish), ayam goreng (fried chicken), ayam penyet (smashed chicken), iga penyet (ribs) and various soto soup.

Soto Padang

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Soto Padang is a kind of clear, non coconut milked soto, which usually contains beef, onion, potatoes, and white vermicelli noodles as its main ingredients.

Coto Makassar

It is a variant of soto traditional beef and offal stew with seasoned broth made from ground peanuts and spices.


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One of the most popular local dishes of Betawi cuisine is Soto Betawi which is prepared from chunks of beef and offal in rich and spicy cow's milk or coconut milk broth.

Soto mie

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Mie means noodle made of flour, salt and egg, while soto refer to Indonesian soup.


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The soup is usually accompanied by rice or compressed rice cakes (lontong, ketupat or burasa).
It can be eaten as an accompaniment to coconut milk-based soups, such as lontong sayur, soto, gulai and curries.


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In the local Javanese dialect, it is called soto, and the dish also reached Makassar where it is called coto.
The most famous is Coto Makassar.


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Certain Indonesian dishes such as gado-gado, karedok, rujak, asinan, bubur ayam and certain kinds of soto were known to require certain type of krupuk for toppings.

Chicken feet

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The most common way to serve chicken feet in Indonesia is in spicy traditional soup called soto, nevertheless, the Chinese style dimsum chicken feet is also available in some Chinese restaurants in Indonesia.


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Soto Medan is a savoury stew made with various meats (including innards) that are fried beforehand, and coconut milk.

Cow's trotters

While soto kaki sapi is a type of traditional spicy Soto soup made of bits of tendons, cartilage and skin from cow's trotters.


Serundeng can be mixed with meat in dishes such as serundeng daging (beef serundeng), sprinkled on top of other dishes such as soto soup, ketupat or covering all over ketan (sticky rice).

Betawi people

Betawi people have several popular cuisines, such as soto betawi, soto kaki, nasi uduk, kerak telor, nasi ulam, asinan, ketoprak, rujak, semur jengkol, sayur asem, gabus pucung, and gado-gado Betawi.


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Some popular dishes such as nasi goreng, gado-gado, sate, and soto are prevalent and considered as national dishes.

Rice vermicelli

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There are traces of Chinese influence such as the use of bihun (rice vermicelli) and the preference for fried garlic as a condiment, while the use of turmeric suggests Indian influence.


They are often added as a crispy addition to Indonesian dishes such as soto, nasi uduk, sop buntut, gado-gado, lontong sayur, nasi goreng, nasi kuning, laksa and bubur ayam.


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The meats that are most commonly used are chicken and beef, but there are also variations with offal, mutton, and water buffalo meat.
In Indonesia cow and goat internal organs are popular delicacies, it can be fried, made into soto soups or grilled as satay and almost all of the parts of the animal are eaten.

Mung bean

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In Indonesia the food are often used as fillings like Tahu Isi (stuffed tofu) and complementary ingredient in many dishes such as rawon and soto.

Malaysian cuisine

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