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  • 500 g lean ground beef
  • 500 g ground chicken
  • 1 scant tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp chives
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp Vegeta powder forgot to mention in the vlog, but also, optional - you can subs with Royco or Masako, if you are in Indonesia
  • 1 tsp fried onion
  • 1 tsp fried garlic
  • A generous pinch white pepper powder
  • 1/2 tsp MSG optional
  • 1 tbsp 1 pouch of Agar-Agar powder, Swallow brand is preferred
  • 1/4 c tapioca starch watch the vlog
  • 1/4 c ice cube watch the vlog
  • 1/2 pot of water season with garlic powder and salt
  • Ice bath a large bowl filled with enough water and ice cubes
  • 4 green onions
  • 1/2 tbsp fried garlic
  • White pepper powder to taste
  • Vegeta powder to taste (or salt or Masako/Royco or mushroom granules)
  • 2 shallots
  • 2 garlic
  • Meatballs
  • Rice noodle glass noodle, optional, for serving
  • Fried onion optional, for serving
  • Hot sauce sweet soy sauce, optional for serving


  • Mix meatball ingredients in an electric blender, turning into fine paste
  • Turn paste into balls, drop into water that is seasoned with garlic powder and salt
  • Bring to boil until balls are floating
  • Remove balls with slotted spoon and drop them into a bowl filled with water and ice cubes
  • Remove balls from ice bath, store until ready to use
  • Slice green onions and place into a pot filled with water (if you have beef bones, drop it into the pot too, bring to boil before adding green onions, remove scums, and proceed with steps bellow)
  • Add in fried garlic
  • Make a paste from shallots and garlic, drop paste into the pot
  • Season with vegeta powder, white pepper powder
  • Place rice noodle into a serving bowl, add meatballs
  • Pour hot broth
  • Top with fried onion and serve immediately, topped with hot sauce and sweet soy sauce, if using