Semarangnese Peanut-Sauced Rice Cake & Tofu

Tuesday, 30 April 2019 | 15:03 WIB
  • Semarangnese kupat tahu (peanut-sauced rice cake & tofu) has the most aromatic sauce compared to other indonesian kupat tahu versions. to add even more flavour, serve it with your favorite sambal.

    Kupat Tahu Semarang
    Kupat Tahu Semarang


    Sweet Sauce Ingredients:
    2,100 ml water
    6 cloves
    10 cm cinnamon
    125 grams brown palm sugar
    1¾ teaspoons salt
    6 cardamoms
    1 teaspoon fennel seeds
    5 cloves garlic,crushed,
    1 teaspoon sugar

    Kupat Tahu Ingredients:
    6 rice cakes
    1 (250 grams) tofu,fried until half-cooked
    150 grams mung bean sprouts
    100 grams cabbage,finely sliced
    2 tablespoons crispy shallot
    2 tablespoons celery,finely chopped

    Sambal Ingredients (Ground Until Smooth)
    125 grams peanuts,fried
    2 red chili peppers
    4 bird’s eye chili peppers
    1 clove garlic
    ½ teaspoon salt
    ¼ teaspoon sugar
    150 ml hot water

    Cooking Steps

    1. Sweet sauce: boil all sweet sauce ingredients until fragrant. Remove it from heat and strain it.
    2. Put tofu, mung bean sprouts, cabbage, and rice cake in a plate. Drench it with sauce. Sprinkle it with crispy shallot and celery.
    3. Semarangnese Kupat Tahu (Peanut-Sauced Rice Cake & Tofu) is ready to serve with its sambal.

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