Give This Healthy, Spinach Lontong A Try

Satisfy your craving with this recipe.

This, easy one-pot dish is sure to satisfy your lontong gravy. The spinach addition, of course, comes with additional nutritional value as well. Give it a try over the weekend before the holidays begin next week.

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Ingredients (Serves 2)

1 tbsp olive oil

100g spinach, remove roots and lower stems

200g eggplant, cut into small pieces

1 medium carrot, par-boiled and chopped

1 medium-sized onion, chopped

3 stalks long beans, cut into 4cm lengths

100g lontong paste

1½ cup vegetable stock

¼ cup coconut milk

3 tbsp evaporated milk

½ tsp brown sugar

10 quail eggs, boiled, shelled and halved

Chopped fresh coriander, to garnish


Saute spinach, eggplant, carrot, onion and long beans in olive oil for 5 min. Remove and set aside.

In the same pan, fry the lontong paste for 3 min.

Add vegetable stock and stir well to dilute the lontong paste. Leave to boil for 5 min on high heat. Reduce the heat to medium and add vegetables.

Add coconut milk, evaporated milk and brown sugar. Simmer for 5-10 min.

Top with quail eggs and chopped coriander. Serve immediately.