Tofu Soup with Lemon Grass

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5 Guinea peppers; mashed
4 Kaffir lime leaves
2 c Straw mushrooms
2 tb Cilantro leaves; chopped
2 roots Cilantro root; chopped
2 Green onions; chopped
1 lb Tofu
3 sl Galanga; or dried/powdered equivalent
1/2 ts Sugar; optional
2 1/2 tb Soy sauce
3 stalks Lemon grass; cut into 3" lengths
1 1/2 tb Chili sauce; see recipe
2 tb Lime juice

Original recipe makes 6



Cut tofu into 1/2" cubes. Cut mushrooms in half. Put 6 c cold water in a large pot & bring to a rapid boil. Add the A SEASONINGS, reduce heat to medium low & simmer for 15 minutes. Remove any solid pieces of galanga, cilantro, lemon grass or kaffir that there are. Add the tofu & mushrooms & simmer another 3 minutes. Mix in the B SEASONINGS & heat through. Place soup in a tureen & garnish. To make the soup less hot use milder chilies. Puangkram C. Schmitz & Michael J. Worman, "Practical Thai Cooking" File

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