Singapore – Sayur lodeh (Vegetable Coconut Soup)

by Ananya Fatima


Sayur lodeh is a vegetable soup that is linked with the JAVANESE CUISINE. This is not a common food or soup actually this is a sign of something that overcome the disasters in the county and this is the ” SIGN OF PEACE “. Sayur Lodeh is special and serves in every event as a sign of peace and its taste is so delicious that you can not deny eating it.

Sayur lodeh is one of the special dishes of Singapore and this is especially for those who love to eat vegetables. Vegetables are cooked in the milk of coconut and you know that coconut milk is so tasty that gives you a unique taste in your dish and presents it as the tastiest dish ever. There are no restrictions about the specific vegetables, you can use any vegetable that you like the most in your dish and start cooking it in coconut milk. Vegetables and coconut milk broth are very unique that you must try in Singapore. Whenever you go to Singapore then you are likely to have the best dishes to eat, actually, it is fun to eat unique dishes of different countries and also tasty. You must try every nation’s food that changes your mood and taste as well. This is not the dish of Singapore actually this is a dish of Indonesia, but Singapore change and modify its taste by their ingredients.

You can enjoy this dish whenever you are craving or like to eat food then you just go in the kitchen and start making this delicious dish. Many countries modify it by their food techniques and ingredients like Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Indonesia, China etc.


This dish is originated from “INDONESIA” and then modified by the people of “SINGAPORE“.



  • noodles
  • beans
  • cabbage
  • shrimps
  • coconut milk
  • salt
  • red chili powder
  • vinegar
  • soy sauce
  • carrot
  • garlic paste
  • ginger paste


  1. Take a pan, add oil to it.
  2. when the oil heated, add all the spices include salt and chilies, etc.
  3. Cut the slices of vegetables and then add them to the pan with e glass of water.
  4. boil the vegetables until the water evaporated.
  5. add coconut milk and then start cooking it.
  6. leave it for cooking for 1 hour.
  7. now your dish is ready.

Nutritional Facts

  • Calories 374
  • Carbs 35 g
  • Fat 19 g
  • Protein 22

Time Required

  • Preparation Time: 25 minutes
  • Cooking time: 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour and 10 minutes

Additional Information

  • Serving: 6 Persons
  • Origin: INDONESIA
  • Cuisine: Asian Cuisine
  • Taste: milky and salty

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