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Wednesday, May 2, 2007

Sambal Goreng Tahu Tempe (Fried Tofu and Tempeh in Spicy Sauce)


  • 250 gr tofu/tahu (bean curd)
  • 250 gr tempe
  • 2 onions
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 3 tbsp palmsugar
  • 1 tsp terasi bakar (shrimp paste)
  • 2 tbsp kecap manis (sweet dark soy sauce)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 salam leaves
  • 2 red lomboks (large chilies)
  • 5 cm laos (galangal)
  • 1 tsp asem / tamarinde
  • 3 tbsp water
  • oil
  • 500 ml water + 2 tsp salt

  1. Mix the water with the salt.
  2. Cut the tempe into dice sized pieces and add it to the water for 5 minutes.
  3. Then drain. Cut the tahu/tofu in dice sized pieces.
  4. Heat in a wok the oil and fry the tempe and the tahu/tofu golden brown.
  5. Mix the asem with the 3 tbsp water.
  6. Pound or grind the laos into a paste.
  7. Cut the onions, the lomboks and the garlic fine.
  8. Heat in a wok 3 tbsp oil and fry the onions, de garlic, the laos and the salam for 3 minutes.
  9. Then add the terasi and the lomboks and fry this for 1 minute.
  10. Add the kecap, palmsugar, asemwater and the salt and let in simmer slowly for 2 minutes.
  11. Then add the tempe and the tahu/tofu and let in simmer for a few moments.


Le Blogger said...

YAYAYAY! I can't wait to try this!

Mochachocolata Rita said...

kangen bangettt sama yang ini...kalo ga pake salam laos kira2 ok gak ya...(ih nawar)

salam kenal dari hong kong