In Viet Nam, winged yam is a very familiar food, and the soup cooked from winged yam is definitely a favorable dish with most Vietnamese people.
Making the winged yam soup is quite easy. Minced meat, fresh shrimp or dried shrimp can either be used to cook with winged yam. Yet, it is highly recommended that the dish would taste best with fresh shrimps.
Other ingredients used for this dish is green onion and some corianders, which will make the dish fragrant and tastier. If the winged yam is about 300 grams, then it requires about 100 gram of chopped meat and 200 grams of fresh shrimp.
Remove the peel of the winged yam, and then cut it into square pieces. Clean those pieces in diluted salt water. Next, using a large knife to strike the winged yam. Doing so would make the soup viscid, but still not so thick.
Fry the shrimp or the minced meat first, add some spices, and then pour water into the pot. Cook until the water boils and add winged yam. When the winged yam is done, add some green onion and corianders, which have been cut into small pieces, and wait until the soup is boiling again.
With its beautiful purple, the winged yam soup looks so attractive and can make anyone feel so desirable. Although this dish is rustic, it is very easy to eat and promisingly brings delicious tasty.