Buntil Daun Singkong Recipe, Even Die-Hard Meat Maniacs Will Love This

Monday, 20 September 2021 | 14:25 WIB
  • Follow this hand-on recipe to whip up some buntil daun singkong (steamed coconut wrapped in cassava leaves) at home.

    Buntil Daun Singkong recipe
    Buntil Daun Singkong recipe


    Kitchenesia.com - Cassava leaf is notoriously bitter, but is definitely worth a try. We suggest you to give a shot with Buntil Daun Singkong (steamed coconut wrapped in cassava leaves) recipe. The inclusion of coconut milk, tempeh, and some spices will surprassing its bitterness, yet adding savoury and sweetness to the food.

    Eat it with a bowl of warm rice and fried fish, and you'll have the best possible eating experience.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Yields: 10 servings


    2 bunches of cassava leaves, boiled for a while

    300gr grated coconut

    200gr tempeh, chopped

    2 tbsp salt

    1 tbsp sugar

    50gr river tamarind

    100cm twine string, to latch cassava leaves together

    Ground into a paste:

    4 garlic cloves

    8 shallots

    6 chili peppers

    1cm piece of galangal

    1 piece of lemongrass, crushed

    1cm piece of ginger

    1 kaffir lime leaf

    2cm piece of aromatic ginger

    Ingredients for stock:

    2 liters of coconut milk

    6 red chili peppers

    6 green chili peppers

    2 bay leaves

    2 piece of lemongrass, crushed

    10 shallots, crushed

    1tsp coriander

    2tsp salt

    6 ½ tsp sugar

    Cooking Steps

    1. Prepare a bowl. Put grated coconut, tempeh, river tamarind, sugar, and ground paste into the bowl. Blend well.

    2. Put 6 cassava leaves into a stack. Take a spoonful of the mixture (of step 1) into the leaves. Fold right and left sides at equal distance to make a box. Tight both folds with twine string. Repeat this step.

    3. Steam them on medium fire. After 30 minutes, remove from the steamer.

    4. To make the stock, put all of the stock ingredients into a pot and boil for a while. Once simmering, put every buntil box into the pot. Remove buntil from the pot once the stock thickens.

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