Gado Gado

With Nora

"This is my favourite salad and my father makes it for special occasions". Gado Gado is a warm Indonesian Salad which means mix mix


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  • Imperial
  • Metric
  • 1 Lettuce
  • 1 Carrots
  • .5 Cucumber
  • 1 cup Green Beans
  • 1 cup Mung bean sprouts
  • 100 g Tempeh
  • 100 g Tofu
  • 2 Shallots
  • 1 Scallion (Spring Onion)
  • 1 cup Emping (fritters)
  • 4 tbsp Gado Gado Sauce (recipe available))
Indonesian VE



Nutrition per serving

Step 1

Cut and prepare all the vegetables - Green beans, carrots, cucumber, shallot and spring onion

Step 2

Cut the tempeh in small slices about a cm thick

Step 3

Cut the tofu gently in small cubes

Step 4

Once the oil is hot, fry the shallots until they are golden brown and take them out on a paper kitchen towel to get rid of excess oil

Step 5

Fry the tofu

Step 6

Fry the tempeh

Step 7

Now fry the emping (fritters), they expand immediately, take them out before they turn brown, otherwise they turn bitter

Step 8

Blanche the green beans for couple of minutes and keep them crunchy. Blanche the sprouts and take them out fast, otherwise they will get soft very quickly.

Step 9

Add all the ingredients in a bowl. You can also add half boiled egg for the authentic Indonesian version. Now add some Gado Gado sauce and enjoy

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Did You Know?

Tempeh is a traditional Indonesian food made of soybeans and fermented with a type of fungus called rhizopus. Unlike tofu, Tempeh keeps the whole beans, therefore provides different nutritional and textural qualities

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