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6 Mothers' Favorite Clear Vegetable Recipes, Simple But Rich in Nutrients


Vegetable clear is made with a very simple recipe. Simple types of vegetables, simple seasoning, and simple way of making it. Here are some clear vegetable recipes that are most favored by Indonesian families.

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Actually, what is clear vegetable, anyway, Mother? This is a simple dish made with the addition of simple spices. But even though it’s simple, it’s delicious and appetizing, Mother. It is also the most recommended type of vegetable dish to give to toddlers and children. Besides the taste is not too complex, there are also many important nutrients in it that children really need.

In order to maintain its nutrition, enjoyment, and freshness, there are several things that you should pay attention to when preparing the ingredients and cooking this dish. As reported by Second following:

  1. Choose the right types of main and complementary vegetables. Choose the type of vegetables that taste neutral and the texture is not too tough or hard. For example, spinach, katuk, or oyong. Additional vegetables are needed as a complement to add nutritional value and overall food taste. These complementary vegetables can be corn, carrots, pumpkin, or yellow sweet potatoes.
  2. Don’t add too much seasoning. Mainly, the spices from the clear vegetables are only shallots, a little garlic, key meeting, sugar, and salt.
  3. Enjoy it while it’s warm. This vegetable is better made impromptu or cooked close to mealtime so that it can be enjoyed while it is still warm.
  4. Do not heat. Don’t cook too much, Mother, just enough for one meal, so there’s no leftovers and you don’t have to heat it up at the next meal. Some types of vegetables, such as spinach for example, will actually be toxic to the body if heated.

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1. The Simplest Clear Vegetable Recipe

6 Mothers' Favorite Clear Vegetable Recipes, Simple But Rich in Nutrients

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Well, this is the simplest clear vegetable recipe. The ingredients used are only 1 bunch of spinach, peeled sweet corn, and 1 tomato sliced ​​into 4 parts. The seasoning is only 2 cloves of red onion and 1 clove of garlic, thinly sliced, and a little salt and sugar added.

How to make:

  1. Bring enough water to a boil, then add spinach and boil until half cooked.
  2. While waiting for the spinach to cook, add all the spices.

2. Javanese Clear Vegetables

6 Mothers' Favorite Clear Vegetable Recipes, Simple But Rich in Nutrients

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The ingredients and seasonings are similar to the recipe above, yes, Mother. The difference is only in the addition of carrots.

Materials used:

  • 1 or 2 bunches of spinach, pick the leaves
  • 1 sweetcorn, cut about 2 cm
  • 2 carrots, sliced ​​3 mm thick
  • 1 tomato, cut into 4 parts
  • 5 cloves of garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • Sufficient salt and sugar
  • Enough water

How to make:

  • Take a medium size pot, fill it with water, and add the sweetcorn to it.
  • Once the corn is cooked, carrots, tomatoes and all the spices.
  • Add the spinach after the carrots are half cooked.
  • Taste, if something is missing, you can add salt, sugar, or flavoring.

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3. Vegetable Clear Moringa Leaves

6 Mothers' Favorite Clear Vegetable Recipes, Simple But Rich in Nutrients

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Moringa leaves are believed to be a traditional medicine that is efficacious in treating diabetes, joint pain, bacterial infections, to cancer. The vitamin content in it is 7 times greater than oranges, 4 times more calcium than milk, 4 times more vitamin A than carrots, and 3 times potassium than bananas.

Materials used:

  • A handful of Moringa leaves
  • 2 pieces baby chayote, diced
  • Cabbage to taste, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tomato / starfruit
  • 2 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 2 cloves of red onion, sliced
  • 3 pieces of chopped chili
  • 2 lime leaves
  • Enough water
  • Himalayan salt to taste

How to make:

  1. Boil water until it boils
  2. Add the pumpkin and wait until it’s a bit soft
  3. Add other ingredients except Moringa leaves.
  4. Taste test, add seasoning if something is missing.
  5. Turn off the heat, add the Moringa leaves, and stir.

4. Vegetable Oyong

6 Mothers' Favorite Clear Vegetable Recipes, Simple But Rich in Nutrients

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Materials used:

  • 3 young oysters, peeled and cut into rounds
  • 2 carrots, cut into pieces
  • 1 small pack of soun, brew hot water
  • 10 pieces of beef meatballs
  • 10 peeled quail eggs
  • 1 stalk spring onion, celery coarsely chopped
  • To taste sugar, salt, and powdered broth
  • Fried onions
  • 1.5 liters of water

Ground spices:

  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 2 Spring onions
  • 1/2 tsp peppercorns

How to make:

  1. Bring the water to a boil, then add the carrots.
  2. In another frying pan, sauté the ground spices until fragrant, and add to the pan. Stir well, add sugar, salt and powdered broth.
  3. After the carrots are tender, add the quail eggs, meatballs and oyong, then mix well. Let all the ingredients cook and don’t forget to correct the taste.
  4. When it’s just right, turn off the stove, add the soun, scallions and celery. And serve with a sprinkling of fried onions.

5. Clear Asem Vegetables

6 Mothers' Favorite Clear Vegetable Recipes, Simple But Rich in Nutrients

Materials used:

  • 50 gr melinjo leaves
  • 1 bunch of long beans, cut along the forefinger
  • 1 1/2 liters of water
  • 50 gr long bean sprouts
  • 3 star fruit or 1 tomato
  • 1 tablespoon of tamarind water
  • 1 cucumber krai or chayote, cut into cubes
  • 3 sweet corn, cut into 3-4 pieces
  • 3 cm galangal

Ground spices:

  • 8 red onions
  • Salt to taste
  • Sufficient sugar

How to make:

  1. Wash all ingredients.
  2. Bring the water to a boil with the ground spices.
  3. Add corn, cook until half cooked.
  4. Pour tamarind water, add salt and sugar to taste.
  5. Enter the long beans, bean sprouts, melinjo leaves, and chayote, then cook until the vegetables are quite soft.
  6. Finally, add the starfruit and let the water boil for 5 minutes.

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6. Tofu Chicken Katuk Leaf Vegetable

6 Mothers' Favorite Clear Vegetable Recipes, Simple But Rich in Nutrients

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Materials used:

  • 3 bunches of katuk leaves, pick the leaves
  • 2 medium carrots, sliced ​​according to taste
  • 2 pieces baby chayote, diced
  • yellow tofu box, diced
  • chicken, wash with hot water and cut into cubes
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 4 cloves of garlic, thinly sliced
  • Pepper powder to taste
  • 1 segment of ginger rhizome, crushed
  • Sufficient salt and mushroom seasoning
  • Water

How to make:

  1. Heat the water. After boiling, add the spices, salt and flavorings.
  2. Wait for the onions to wilt a bit, then add the chicken and yellow tofu until the tofu floats (a sign that it’s cooked enough).
  3. Add the katuk leaves, carrots, and chayote. Wait until it boils and is cooked.

Alert! Spinach Can Turn To Poison

6 Mothers' Favorite Clear Vegetable Recipes, Simple But Rich in Nutrients

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  • Do not overcook the spinach so that the nutritional content remains perfect.
  • Spinach also cannot be reheated because the nitrite content can be higher. Nitrite when reacts with iron in red blood cells, can cause hemogoblin difficult to bind oxygen and cause all body tissues to be deprived of oxygen.

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