Resep: Bala-Bala / Bakwan (Indonesian Vegetable Fritter) Recipe

It's deep fried, it's greasy, definitely not a healthy snack but here in Indonesia, "gorengan" refers to deep fried snacks are just mandatory, you'll find it like at every corner of the street, it is sold in a food cart. You can eat it as a snack or with rice as a side dish. One of the most popular gorengan is bala-bala, also known as bakwan and ote-ote. Made from thinly sliced, shredded veggies in savory batter, deep fried, similar to Japanese veggie tempura. Cabbage is a must for bala-bala, because fried cabbage is really good.

  • 1.5 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp rice flour
  • 250 ml cold water
  • 2 cloves garlic, pureed
  • 3 shallot, pureed
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 tsp chicken powder / bouillon
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 green onion, sliced
  • 1/2 cup bean sprout
  • 2 cup thinly sliced veggies (carrot, cabbage, green beans)
  • 1/2 cup corn (recommended)
  • shrimp (optional)
Combine all the ingredients in a bowl, fry in hot oil until golden brown. Serve with sambal or chili.

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