Gedang Mekuah is a traditional Indonesian green papaya soup. During our stay at Munduk Moding Plantation in Gobleg, Bali, we got the chance to cook this soup the traditional way. It was a completely different experience and I highly recommend doing it. You get another chance to dive deeper into another culture and learn more about their background.
- 1 large, unripe green papaya (1½ lb)
- 6 cloves of garlic
- 6 shallots
- ½ cup natural/unsalted peanuts
- 1 tbsp coconut oil
- 4 stalks of lemongrass, bruised
- 4 large or 6 medium bay leafs