SOTO AYAM. ( Classic Indonesian aromatic chicken soup Recipe. A yellow spicy chicken soup and usually served with rice. Vermicelli (rice noodles) is often added to Soto. Turmeric (Kunyit) is added as one of its ingredients to get yellow chicken broth. Besides chicken and vermicelli, it is also served with hard-boiled eggs, slices of fried potatoes, Chinese celery leaves, and fried shallots ).