Tempe bacem is one of the most popular dishes in Indonesia. It is made by marinating tempeh in a sweet and savory sauce, then cooking it until the sauce has been absorbed. This dish is often served with rice, and can be eaten as a main course or as a snack.
To make tempe bacem, you will need the following ingredients: – 500 grams of tempeh – 2 cups of water – 1 cup of brown sugar – 1 cup of tamarind juice – 3 cloves of garlic, crushed – 3 bay leaves – 2 teaspoons of salt – 1 teaspoon of coriander powder – 1 teaspoon of cumin powder – Vegetable oil for frying
Here’s how to make tempe bacem: 1. Cut the tempeh into small pieces, about 2 inches in length and 1 inch in width. 2. Heat enough oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Fry the tempeh until it turns golden brown. Remove the tempeh from the pan and set aside. 3. In another pan, mix the water, brown sugar, tamarind juice, garlic, bay leaves, salt, coriander powder, and cumin powder. Bring the mixture to a boil over high heat. 4. Lower the heat and add the fried tempeh to the pan. Cook the tempeh in the sauce for about 30 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the sauce has been absorbed. 5. Once the sauce has been absorbed, remove the tempeh from the pan and serve with rice.
Tempe bacem is a nutritious dish that is high in protein and fiber. Tempeh is made from fermented soybeans, which makes it a good source of probiotics. It is also low in fat and calories, making it a healthy addition to any diet. One serving of tempeh bacem (100 grams) contains approximately: – Calories: 150 – Protein: 10 grams – Fat: 5 grams – Carbohydrates: 18 grams – Fiber: 5 grams
Tempe bacem is a delicious and nutritious dish that is easy to make at home. With its sweet and savory flavor, it is sure to be a hit with the whole family. Serve it with rice for a complete meal, or enjoy it as a snack. Give it a try today and taste the flavors of Indonesia!