Clean the ribs under running water and then soak the ribs in clean water for 30 minutes. Change the water 2 times. Drain and set aside.
Rinse peanuts under running water. Wash the lotus root and peel off the skin and cut into large chunks. Add peanuts, ginger and lotus root chunks into the stew pot. Add water in and cook a soup or bones procedure (around 40 minutes)
When you are ready to serve add salt to taste and cover the lid and stand for another 10 minutes. Serve with coriander or scallion.
Note1: This step helps to produce a clear soup at the end. The foam that forms from the blood can stick to the pot and spoil the texture and taste.
Note2: Putting hot cooked ribs into cold water can cause the meat to tighten, which harms the texture.
Note3: If you are using high pressure cooker to stew this soup, the best water level is 2 cm to 4 cm higher than the ingredients. However with a regular pot, you may need to add more water to compensate for evaporation.