Sunday, August 4, 2013

Sambal Goreng Tempeh

Sambal Goreng Tempeh
This is a classic Indonesian dish: spicy, full of flavor, and mouth wateringly delicious.  It can be eaten with white or brown rice or on bread, wraps, etc.

My own original recipe.
Prep Time: 10 minutes / Cook Time 15 minutes
Best Sambal Goreng Tempeh Easy Steps

  • 1 teaspoon chili paste
  • 1 teaspoon tamarind paste
  • 1 dried red chili - sliced
  • 1 tbsp grated galangga
  • 2 cloves garlic - sliced
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 shallots - sliced
  • 1 medium tomato - sliced
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 tbsp Indonesian sweet soy sauce
  • Some salt to taste
  • Vegetable oil to fry
Cooking Directions:
  1. Slice the tempeh in the shape as you desire or in the shape as you see in the picture above and deep fry it until golden over medium heat.
  2. Heat another 1 1/2 tbsp of vegetable oil and fry the sliced garlic and shallot until fragrant, then add the sliced tomato. 
  3. Add the water and all the remaining ingredients then cook until it is caramelize.
  4. When the sauce gets thickened, add the fried tempeh and stir it until they're mixed well. 
  5. Serve and enjoy.


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  2. Hi, I love this tempe orek!!! soooooooo muchhhh!!! :)

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