Step 1: Saute the garlic until fragrant then add the ginger.
Step 2: cook furtherthen add in the chicken meat or what ever meat you have then the fish balls. let it cook just awhile.
Step 3: Then add in the water. let it simmerthen add in the carrots and tomatoes.
Step 4: Add in the salt and sugar to taste.once the meat is throughly cooked add in the dumplings if fyou have it let it cook just a minute or so.then lastly add in the veges then remove from heat, add in the cracked black pepper.
Step 5: Then take the mee and soak in a boiling water for 1 minute or until soft, remove and drained.