This soup is fairly sweet and it needs to be served immediately after making it.
submitted by Editor
2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
2 tablespoons of fish sauce
In a sauce pan, heat oil and add garlic. Wait until garlic is brown, add tomato. Stir for a few minutes until tomato is softened. Let it simmer for 5 minutes.
In a separate pan, bring 5 cups of water to a boil. Pour tomato sauce into the boiling water. Add pineapple, mushrooms, tamarind, salt, sugar, and fish sauce. Bring it to a boil, add shrimps, bean sprouts, and taro stems.
Bring it to a boil, then add green onions, mint, cilantro, and rice paddy herbs.