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yellow fish soup ( ikan kuah kuning )

yellow fish soup is typical food from Indonesia Maluku islands,
The following is how to cook a delicious fish soup yellow


2 heads (600 g) of fish barracuda, tuna fish or replace it with another
2 stalks lemongrass, crushed
2 cm ginger, thinly sliced
2 tsp sugar
2 pieces lemon
or replace the basil with basil leaves
1 liter of water
salt to taste
Oil for sauteing
Subtle Seasonings:

5 pieces of red onion
3 cloves of garlic
2-4 large pieces of red chilli
2 cm ginger
3 cm turmeric

How to Make:

Clean the fish, cut within their tastes. Sprinkle with salt and lime juice or tamarind juice. Let stand for 15 minutes.
Wash fish in cold water. Drain.
Blend all ingredients spices with mortar or blender.
Saute the spices until cooked and fragrant.
Add the sliced ​​galangal and lemongrass. Continue stir-fry briefly until slightly wilted lemongrass.
Add 1 liter of water boil.
Reduce the heat to medium position, put the fish and cook until fish change color and mature.
(If necessary briefly boiled fish in a separate pan to reduce fishy odor as I wrote above).
Add salt and sugar to taste. Enter basil leaves.
Last berries 2 tablespoons lime juice. Lift.
Serve with pepeda.


  1. We just ate Ikan Kuah Kuning in Ambon- with pepeda of course- and it was so delicious! our friends gave me the ingredients, and now I know the method- thank you.

    1. your welcome,,
      hopefully useful information


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