Scrambled Egg Bean with Sweet Soy Sauce

Origin: Indonesia


  • 300 g carrots, thinly sliced
  • 200 g French beans, thinly sliced
  • 2 pc spring onions, finely chopped
  • 2 pc eggs, beaten
  • 2 cm fresh ginger, sliced
  • 1 tsp vegetable broth powder
  • 3 tbsp Indonesian sweet soya sauce / Kecap Manis

Spice for the paste

  • 3 gloves garlic, chopped
  • ½ tsp pepper or 1/4 tsp ground pepper
  • 4 pc shallots, crashed and sliced
  • 1 tsp salt

Scrambled Egg Bean with Sweet Soy Sauce

Orak Arik Bumbu Kecap or Scrambled Egg Bean with Sweet Soy Sauce is a very popular menu in Indonesian households, mainly in Java regions. Similar to the normal Scrambled Egg Bean with a bit touching of fresh ginger & indonesian sweet soy sauce. It is a simple but delicious recipe >
Tipp: Grind or blend the garlic, pepper until smooth. Crash or pound the shallots and mix together. The shallot should not grind together until smooth as that's the secret to get the best taste.


  • Slice and prepare all ingredients for the recipe. Put aside.
  • Put all ingredients for the paste (except shallot) in a mortar / grinding stone and grind until smooth.
  • Pound the shallots just roughly at last.
  • Heat 2 tbsp oil in a fryingpan and stir fry the beaten eggs. Stirring quickly to get it scrambled. Keep aside.
  • Heat 1 tbsp oil in those used frying pan and stir fry the paste. Add the sliced ginger and stirring all the time until fragrant.
  • Add carrots and french bean and stir fry until the vegetable are half cooked.
  • Add the scrambled egg and stir to mix.
  • Add kecap manis & vegetable broth powder. Stir to mix.
  • Add the spring onions, cook shortly until just wilted. Stir to mix.
  • Adjust the taste. If necessary add salt or kecap manis to taste. Serve right away.
Keyword bean, egg, Indonesian, sweet soy sauce

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