Delicious and Crunchy Traditional Indonesian Sweet and Spicy Fried Tempeh and Nut. Authentic Recipe of Kering Tempe Kacang.

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The Indonesian sweet and spicy fried tempeh and nuts are the ultimate side dish of the Indonesian culinary world. The combination of the sweetness of palm sugar, the heat from chili peppers, and the crispiness of the fried tempeh is the perfect side dish for any meal or occasion. This dish is locally called Kering Tempeh, which translates into Dry Tempeh. This is because of the cooking process, in which the tempeh is thinly sliced into matchstick size and fried until crisp. The fried tempeh is then candied in a mixture of palm sugar, tamarind juice, and chili pepper, providing a unique taste and texture you have never tasted before! This dish can be eaten as a side dish to accompany another Indonesian Traditional dish, the Nasi Kuning or the Yellow Fragrant Rice, or as a snack.


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Delicious and Crunchy Traditional Indonesian Sweet and Spicy Fried Tempeh and Nut. Authentic Recipe of Kering Tempe Kacang.

Local Recipe Name with Local Characters: Kering Tempe Kacang
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— General Atributes of This Recipe:

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Price Level Very Cheap
Main Ingredient Group Beans & Legumes, Dry Fruits

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Servings 10 Portions
Calories / Serving 73 kcal

Ingredients
 

  • 2 board Tempeh
  • 100 grams (3.53 oz) Peanut
  • 2 tbsp Brown Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Tamarind Juice
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 thumb Fresh Galangal – Kencur – Aromatic Ginger – Kaempferia Galanga – Sand Ginger – Cutcherry – Resurrection Lily
  • 2 pcs Bay Leaf
  • 2 pcs Kaffir Lime Leaf
  • 50 ml (1.69 floz) Water

Blended Spices

  • 8 cloves Garlic
  • 6 cloves Shallot Onion
  • 2 pcs Dried Red Chili Pepper Soak

Instructions
 

Blended Spice

  • Into a food processor, blend all the spices (garlic, shallot, and chili) into a smooth paste. Set aside for later.

Tempeh

  • Slice the tempeh into thin matchstick.
  • Into a deep frying pan, add enough frying oil to deep fry both the tempeh and peanut.
  • Fry the tempeh until crispy. Strain and let sit for a few minutes. Repeat the same process with the peanut.
  • Into a large wok, add enough oil for stir-frying, and fry the blended spice until fragrant.
  • Add the galangal, lime leaves, and bay leaf.
  • Season with salt to taste.
  • Add the brown sugar and add a little bit of water.
  • Cook until thick.
  • Turn off the heat and add the crispy tempeh and peanuts, and mix until thoroughly coated with the sauce.
  • The dish is ready to be served.

NOTES

You can change the heat or sweetness level of the dish by adjusting the amount of sugar and chili used.
SERVE WITH:

This dish is best served with a warm Indonesian Traditional Fragrant Yellow Rice, along with other side dishes like ayam goreng, telur balado, and perkedel.

— Specific Atributes of This Recipe:

Healthy Diet Recipe Vegan Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes
Religious Cooking Halal Recipes

Nutrition

Calories: 73kcalCarbohydrates: 5gProtein: 3gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gSodium: 240mgPotassium: 95mgFiber: 1gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 72IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 20mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Kering Tempe Kacang Recipe, Traditional Indonesian Sweet and Spicy Fried Tempeh and Nut
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