Tumis Tempe – Stir Fry Tempe

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Every now and then, we buy a few items from the local Sayuan (vegetable man). This week our maid had bought this special Indonesia food from the vegetable man.

Do you know what it is?

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This is a Indonesia specialty and it is very popular here.

It is called Tempe and is a soybean product. Local Indonesians eat lots of soybean products to get their daily protein. Meat is pretty expensive for them.

We are going to share a recipe for how to cook tempe the easy way.

Tumis Tempe – Stir Fry Tempe

Ingredients:

  1.      250 g tempe, cut into matchsticks 3 cm, fried
  2.      25 grams of red and green chillies, cut into slices
  3.      15 g garlic, thinly sliced
  4.      25 g onion, thinly sliced
  5.      2 slices of galangal (ginger)
  6.      2 bay leaves
  7.      1 sachet Royco all in one (an Indonesia brand all in one spice)
  8.      2 tablespoons soy sauce
  9.      4 tablespoons of oil
  10.      200 ml of water
  •   Heat oil and saute garlic and onion
  • Add  galangal, bay leaves, chilli, and stir fry
  • Add tempe, water, Royco all in one, and soy sauce
  • Cook until flavored, and tempe almost dry

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2 responses to “Tumis Tempe – Stir Fry Tempe

  1. This is why I love expat blogger.Seeing Indonesia from a different view,honest and original. Anyway,have you try tumis oncom?

    • Hi, Icha,

      Great to read your blog and we get to know that Icha is a nice popular Indonesia name. Don’t know that before. :D

      What is tumis oncom? Are you going to share a recipe with us? Tumis means stir fry, right? Not sure about oncom though…

      amidnightvisitor

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