A worker drains soybeans after they have been boiled at a small tempeh factory on July 12 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Tempeh is an Indonesian staple made from fermented soybeans. The Indonesian government has said that it will increase food imports during the Ramadan fasting month to reduce inflation caused by increased food consumption during the month leading up to and during the Eid Al Fitr holiday marking the end of the fasting month. (Ed Wray/Getty Images)
This tasty vegetarian curry uses tempeh, a fermented soybean cake popular in Indonesian cuisine. The lemongrass, lime leaves and galangal are for seasoning and are not meant to be eaten. Remove them before serving if you like.