Malaysian Potato, Carrot, and Tomato Soup—Malaysia ABC Soup

Malaysian Potato, Carrot, and Tomato Soup—Malaysia ABC Soup

A simple-to-make Malaysian soup with basic and hearty ingredients including chicken, potatoes, carrots, and tomatoes.
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  • Serves: 3 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Put the chicken pieces in a medium saucepan with just enough water to cover. Cover and bring to a boil. 
  3. Step 3

    Drain the water. Rinse the chicken under water to get rid of any impurities.
  4. Step 4

    Fill a double boiler or a medium soup pot with 4 cups of water. Add the prepared chicken, cover, and bring to a boil over medium heat.
  5. Step 5

    Once the water boils , remove any impurities from the surface with a ladle. Adjust the heat to low.
  6. Step 6

    Add the carrot, tomato, onion, and peppercorn. Simmer on very low heat for 1 1/2 hours.
  7. Step 7

    Peel the potatoes and cut into 1-inch cubes. Add to the soup. Continue to simmer until the chicken is cooked through and the carrots and potatoes are tender, and still holding their shape, another 2 1/2 hours.
  8. Step 8

    Add salt, to taste, and serve.