Tuesday, August 3, 2010
Fried Soybean Cake (Tempe Goreng)
Get one block of soybean fermented cake, slice accordingly.
Sprinkle some salt on the soybean cake slices
Heat one cup of oil in a small frying pan.
When you can spot some smoke coming out of the surface of the heated oil,
the oil is ready to take in the soybean cake.
Deep fry in batches till brown and slightly dry.
One minute each side is plenty.
How to prepare Spicy Chili and Soy Dip
1/3 cup (30 gr) Thai green small chili
1 1/2 tablespoons white sugar
Using mortal & pestle, grind both ingredients for 3 – 5 minutes.
Mix one teaspoon of the chili paste with three tablespoon of light soy sauce in a bowl.
Set aside the rest of the paste for future use. If refrigerated, the chili base paste can last for a couple of weeks.
If one teaspoon is too strong / too spicy, reduce the amount of paste or dilute furthermore with soy sauce.